8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Tupelo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Iuka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
day
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum, cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then see the interesting displays at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tupelo trip maker .

Los Angeles to Tupelo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tupelo are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Iuka.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum

2
nights
Iuka

Iuka ©
Iuka is the county seat of Tishomingo County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at JP Coleman State Park and then witness the site of a historic battle at Shiloh National Military Park. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, then take in the views from Old Railroad Bridge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pickwick Lake.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Iuka online travel planner .

Drive from Tupelo to Iuka in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tupelo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Iuka, with lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Iuka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fame Recording Studios, Old Railroad Bridge, Pickwick Lake, Shiloh National Military Park, Ivy Green
Highlights from your plan
Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Fame Recording Studios ©
Fame Recording Studios
JP Coleman State Park ©
JP Coleman State Park

1
night
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 18th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Vicksburg National Military Park, then make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then browse the exhibits of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Iuka to Vicksburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Iuka in September since evenings lows in Vicksburg dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

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

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 19th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall, take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, don't miss a visit to Longwood, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Magnolia Hall.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Natchez tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Vicksburg to Natchez by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Natchez are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, then make a trip to Beauvoir, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach. On your second day here, head off the coast to Ship Island, try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, and then don't miss a visit to Hurricane Katrina Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Biloxi travel route website .

You can drive from Natchez to Biloxi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Biloxi are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Parks Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino

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