7 days in Jackson, Vicksburg & Gulfport Itinerary

7 days in Jackson, Vicksburg & Gulfport Itinerary

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7 days in Jackson, Vicksburg & Gulfport Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
Jackson
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Gulfport
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
New York City

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Jackson

Jackson
Jackson is the capital of and the largest city in the state of Mississippi. To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jackson vacation planner.

New York City to Jackson is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Jackson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Jackson to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

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Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Vicksburg

Vicksburg
Vicksburg is a city in and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vicksburg National Military Park and U.S.S. Cairo Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Longwood and St. Mary Basilica. Venture out of the city with trips to Natchez (Stanton Hall & Old South Winery). There's much more to do: make a trip to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vicksburg travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Jackson to Vicksburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Gulfport.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Natchez
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Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg National Military Park
Longwood ©
Longwood
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum

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Gulfport

Gulfport ©
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital Jackson. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then try to win big at Island View Casino. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Beauvoir, then try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi, and then try your luck at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gulfport travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Gulfport in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulfport

Fun & Games Casinos Outdoors

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Biloxi, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Island View Casino ©
Island View Casino
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Beauvoir
Beauvoir

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