7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Bangor
Fly:  7​h
1
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Tunica
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bangor

1
night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gulfport trip itinerary tool .

Bangor to Gulfport is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bangor in April, things will get much hotter in Gulfport: highs are around 77°F and lows about 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Gulfport

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi, Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church
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Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, and finally steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Gulfport to Natchez in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of taxi, train, and car. Traveling from Gulfport in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 55°F in Natchez. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
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Longwood ©
Longwood
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 27th (Mon), take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, then contemplate the long history of Old Courthouse, then get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vicksburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Natchez Trace Pkwy. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, then examine the collection at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, then examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, and finally walk around Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Tupelo itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Tupelo in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Vicksburg in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Tupelo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

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night
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 30th (Thu): try to win big at Gold Strike Casino and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tunica visit planner .

You can drive from Tupelo to Tunica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Tunica, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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