7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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7 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Gulfport
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Biloxi Lighthouse Pier, then visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, then try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, and finally contemplate the long history of Beauvoir. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Biloxi Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, and then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gulfport trip planning site .

New Orleans to Gulfport is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Gulfport, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Gulfport

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi, Walter Anderson Museum of Art
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Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Walter Anderson Museum of Art ©
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Oren Dunn City Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum, then examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tupelo day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Gulfport to Tupelo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In August, daytime highs in Tupelo are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, then take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery.

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Traveling by car from Tupelo to Vicksburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. August in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, then steep yourself in history at Longwood, and finally steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church of Port Gibson, contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez National Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Natchez visit planner .

Getting from Vicksburg to Natchez by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Port Gibson
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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

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