8 days in Mississippi & Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi & Louisiana Itinerary

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Jackson
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Vicksburg (U.S.S. Cairo Museum & Vicksburg Campaign Trail). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, test your problem-solving skills at JXN Escape Room, add some adventure to your tour with Capital City Kayak Adventures, and make a trip to St. Andrew's Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jackson trip builder app.

Seattle to Jackson is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect Jackson to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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History Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
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Room Escape Game
JXN Escape Room
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jackson in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 66°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
French Quarter
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