8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  3​h
1
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tunica
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Gulfport
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Nashville

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at Healthworks!, browse the exhibits of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Tupelo trip app .

Nashville to Tupelo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Healthworks! ©
Healthworks!

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): try to win big at Gold Strike Casino, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and then see the interesting displays at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tunica online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Tupelo to Tunica in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Tunica can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tunica

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

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kids will enjoy Mississippi Children's Museum and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Visit Vicksburg National Military Park and Stanton Hall for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Vicksburg: Natchez (Longwood, St. Mary Basilica, & more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Trinity, and steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg trip maker website .

You can drive from Tunica to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gulfport.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Natchez, Jackson
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Longwood ©
Longwood
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

2
nights
Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): have fun and explore at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Biloxi Beach, and then try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Beauvoir, then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gulfport journey planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Gulfport in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulfport

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Biloxi
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi

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