8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Pittsburgh

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Shearwater Pottery and then don't miss a visit to Beauvoir.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Biloxi trip itinerary site .

Pittsburgh to Biloxi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pittsburgh to Biloxi due to the time zone difference. In August, Biloxi is somewhat warmer than Pittsburgh - with highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shearwater Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Biloxi Lighthouse ©
Biloxi Lighthouse
Biloxi Lighthouse Pier ©
Biloxi Lighthouse Pier

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Longwood, and finally contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Natchez itinerary maker website .

Getting from Biloxi to Natchez by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In August in Natchez, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, take in the exciting artwork at Attic Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Old Greyhound Bus Station, get engrossed in the history at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, then look for gifts at Renaissance at Colony Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Outlets of Mississippi.

Before you visit Jackson, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Natchez to Jackson takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In August, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Jackson

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Renaissance at Colony Park, Outlets of Mississippi
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 15th (Thu), make a trip to The Crossroad, take in the exciting artwork at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, then stop by Deak's Mississippi Saxophones & Blues Emporium, then see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, and finally shop like a local with Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Clarksdale trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson to Clarksdale takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Clarksdale are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, then explore the galleries of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tupelo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Clarksdale to Tupelo takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tupelo can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy

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