6 days in Jackson & Oceanside Itinerary

6 days in Jackson & Oceanside Itinerary

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6 days in Jackson & Oceanside Itinerary

Start: Gulfport
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  29​h
2
Oceanside
— 1 night
Drive:  31​h
End: Gulfport

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), appreciate the history behind Texas Monument and then try your luck at Ameristar Casino Vicksburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mississippi Children's Museum, and finally stop by Lemuria Books.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip itinerary builder tool .

Gulfport to Jackson is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oceanside.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg ©
Ameristar Casino Vicksburg

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Oceanside

Oceanside ©
Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach and then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oceanside vacation planner.

Getting from Jackson to Oceanside by combination of flight and train takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jackson in July, with highs in Oceanside at 78°F and lows at 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oceanside

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

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