7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h
1
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Biloxi trip itinerary planner .

Chicago to Biloxi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Biloxi at 88°F and lows at 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Natchez.

Things to do in Biloxi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ocean Springs
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Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum ©

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of First Presbyterian Church, then contemplate the long history of Auburn Museum & Historic Home, then contemplate the long history of Grand Gulf Military Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture, stroll the grounds of Natchez National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, and finally steep yourself in history at Dunleith Historic Inn.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Natchez trip app .

Drive from Biloxi to Natchez in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Port Gibson
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First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

3
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. You'll explore and learn at Eudora Welty House and Garden and Old Capitol Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Medgar Evers Home and The Church of the Holy Trinity. Explore Jackson's surroundings by going to Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Military Park, Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, & more). There's more to do: learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and admire the masterpieces at Mississippi Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jackson trip planner.

Drive from Natchez to Jackson in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
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