9 days in Mississippi Itinerary

9 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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9 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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

1
night
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tupelo trip planner.

Washington DC to Tupelo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Tupelo is minus 1 hour. In July in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Tunica.

Things to do in Tupelo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Tupelo Automobile Museum ©
Tupelo Automobile Museum
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

1
night
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Blues and Legends Hall of Fame, then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica, and then try to win big at Gold Strike Casino.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tunica road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Tupelo to Tunica takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Tunica

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

3
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchez: Vicksburg (Vicksburg National Cemetery, U.S.S. Cairo Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Longwood, don't miss a visit to Emerald Mound, take an in-depth tour of Rosalie Mansion, and stroll the grounds of Natchez City Cemetery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Natchez road trip planning site .

You can drive from Tunica to Natchez in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Biloxi.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vicksburg
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica

3
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.
Biloxi is known for casinos, historic sites, beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino, head off the coast to Ship Island, pause for some photo ops at Joseph T. Jones Statue, and contemplate the long history of Beauvoir.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Biloxi online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Natchez to Biloxi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Biloxi can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Outdoors

Side Trip

Gulfport
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Ship Island Excursions ©
Ship Island Excursions
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

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