7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Shreveport
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Gulfport
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
3
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Shreveport

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vicksburg trip itinerary builder app .

Shreveport to Vicksburg is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gulfport.

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 National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery

few
hours
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. On the 15th (Sat), explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, see the interesting displays at Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Beauvoir.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gulfport itinerary app .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Gulfport in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In June in Gulfport, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Gulfport

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Natchez trip site .

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. In June, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 17th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, take an in-depth tour of Tupelo Veteran's Museum, take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tupelo road trip planning app .

You can drive from Natchez to Tupelo in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. June in Tupelo sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can 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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