8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  3​h
1
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Tampa, Florida

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. On the 2nd (Wed), try your luck at Gold Strike Casino and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Tunica road trip planning tool .

Tampa to Tunica is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampa in May, with highs in Tunica at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Gold Strike Casino ©
Gold Strike Casino

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

Start your trip to Tupelo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Tunica to Tupelo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Tupelo Hardware Company ©
Tupelo Hardware Company

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 4th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse and then don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Texas Monument.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg day trip planning website .

You can drive from Tupelo to Vicksburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

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

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, then get engrossed in the history at Rosalie Mansion, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Natchez trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. May in Natchez sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

2
nights
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Biloxi is known for casinos, historic sites, beaches, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, stroll through Biloxi Beach, get your game on at IP Casino Resort, and head off the coast to Ship Island.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Biloxi trip planner .

Getting from Natchez to Biloxi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Natchez in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Biloxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

The Art House
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

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