6 days in Mississippi Itinerary

6 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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6 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h
1
Tunica
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Gulfport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Chicago

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Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tunica trip itinerary builder website .

Chicago to Tunica is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Tunica is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gulfport.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Gulf Islands National Seashore, then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and finally try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Biloxi Beach, then explore the world behind art at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gulfport route planner .

You can fly from Tunica to Gulfport in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Tunica in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Gulfport: highs are around 65°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Gulfport

Casinos Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Biloxi, Ocean Springs, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church
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Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the long history of First Presbyterian Church, then get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, then learn about winemaking at Old South Winery, and finally contemplate the long history of Natchez National Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Natchez tour builder app .

You can drive from Gulfport to Natchez in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of taxi, train, and car. Traveling from Gulfport in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 42°F in Natchez. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, then see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Vicksburg trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windsor Ruins, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
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