8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Bangor
Fly:  7​h
1
Gulfport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tunica
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Bangor

1
night
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gulfport trip planner .

Bangor to Gulfport is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bangor to Gulfport, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Gulfport is warmer than Bangor - with highs of 77°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Gulfport

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biloxi, Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church
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Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Vicksburg: Windsor Ruins (in Port Gibson) and Natchez (Stanton Hall, Natchez City Cemetery, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, and get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vicksburg tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Gulfport to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. April in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Natchez, Windsor Ruins
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Longwood ©
Longwood

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, and finally walk around Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tupelo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Vicksburg to Tupelo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Vicksburg in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Tupelo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Park Along the River and Mississippi Arboretum
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): try to win big at Gold Strike Casino and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tunica trip planner .

Getting from Tupelo to Tunica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Tunica sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

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