8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 9th (Sat), look for gifts at Margaretes Fine Chocolates and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy and then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tupelo trip planner .

Columbus to Tupelo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Columbus in November; daily highs in Tupelo reach 64°F and lows reach 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tupelo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, examine the collection at The Old Depot Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Windsor Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, appreciate the history behind Texas Monument, then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally don't miss a visit to McRaven House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vicksburg day trip planning tool .

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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Windsor Ruins
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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 13th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, steep yourself in history at Longwood, then stroll around Bluff Park, and finally don't miss a visit to William Johnson House. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Clark Creek Natural Area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, and then contemplate the long history of Natchez National Cemetery.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Natchez trip planner .

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Clark Creek Natural Area
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Longwood ©
Longwood
Bluff Park ©
Bluff Park
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, then try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, then make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gulf Islands National Seashore. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, admire the masterpieces at Walter Anderson Museum of Art, and then take in the views from Biloxi Bay Bridge.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Biloxi day trip app .

Getting from Natchez to Biloxi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Natchez in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Biloxi, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Ocean Springs, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Biloxi Bay Bridge ©
Biloxi Bay Bridge
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

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