8 days in Houston, Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

8 days in Houston, Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

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8 days in Houston, Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

Dallas
bus:  4​h
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Dallas

4
days
Houston

Houston
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Space Center Houston and Houston Museum of Natural Science. Go for a jaunt from Houston to Santa Fe to see Haak Vineyards & Winery Inc about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Hermann Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum Houston, and take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Houston sightseeing planner.

Dallas to Houston is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Natchez.

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Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, then learn about winemaking at Old South Winery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Natchez tour planner.

Getting from Houston to Natchez by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Houston in September, things will get little chillier in Natchez: highs are around 85°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica
St. Mary Basilica
Old South Winery ©
Old South Winery

2
days
Vicksburg

Vicksburg
Vicksburg is a city in and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Vicksburg Riverfront Murals, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Catfish Row Children's Art Park, then see the interesting displays at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Courthouse. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lower Mississippi River Museum, then take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, and then take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Vicksburg online itinerary creator.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 2 hours. September in Vicksburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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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

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