8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Gothenburg

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally browse the different shops at The Mall at Barnes Crossing. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tupelo holiday site .

Gothenburg, Sweden to Tupelo is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gothenburg to Tupelo is minus 7 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Gothenburg in May: highs in Tupelo hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Tupelo

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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, then view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, then examine the collection at The Rock & Blues Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Clarksdale trip maker app .

Drive from Tupelo to Clarksdale in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Clarksdale

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The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion, contemplate the long history of Longwood, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, and finally stop by Darby's Famous Fudge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Natchez tour planner.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Natchez in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. In May in Natchez, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll around Vicksburg National Military Park, take in the exciting artwork at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, and then get some fabulous bargains at Outlets of Mississippi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center, take in the exciting artwork at Attic Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse, and finally get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

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You can drive from Natchez to Vicksburg in 1.5 hours. May in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

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Side Trips

Outlets of Mississippi, Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
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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

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