7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9​h
1
Gulfport
— 2 nights
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 + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. On the 18th (Thu), try to win big at IP Casino Resort, try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and then 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 don't miss a visit to Beauvoir, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Gulfport road trip planning site .

Newark to Gulfport is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Gulfport. Traveling from Newark in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gulfport, with lows of 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Gulfport

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Emerald Mound, explore the galleries of Rosalie Mansion, don't miss a visit to Longwood, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez trip site .

Traveling by car from Gulfport to Natchez takes 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 July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Natchez, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Vicksburg takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then browse the exhibits of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tupelo trip itinerary planner .

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. In July, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

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