2 days in Mississippi Itinerary

2 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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2 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Jackson
bus:  1​h
1
Vicksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Tupelo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Jackson

1
day
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, then make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg attractions planner .

Jackson to Vicksburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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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
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. On the 11th (Thu), examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, then stroll through Natchez Trace Pkwy, and then contemplate the long history of Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tupelo trip site .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Tupelo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and car; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

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

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