8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Natchez
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Vicksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ridgeland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mount Locust Inn & Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Emerald Mound, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Natchez National Cemetery.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Natchez online trip maker .

New York City to Natchez is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Natchez due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Natchez to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Longwood ©
Longwood
Emerald Mound ©
Emerald Mound
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery

2
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 15th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Grand Gulf Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Windsor Ruins, and finally contemplate the long history of Anchuca Mansion. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then stroll the grounds of Cedar Hill Cemetery, then admire all the interesting features of Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Texas Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg travel planner.

Getting from Natchez to Vicksburg by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ridgeland.

Things to do in Vicksburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Port Gibson
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Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins
Grand Gulf Military Park ©
Grand Gulf Military Park
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

1
night
Ridgeland

Ridgeland ©
Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, Mississippi. On the 17th (Wed), get outside with Trustmark Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mississippi Petrified Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Medgar Evers Home.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Ridgeland trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Ridgeland takes an hour. October in Ridgeland sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tupelo.

Things to do in Ridgeland

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Mississippi Petrified Forest, Trustmark Park, Medgar Evers Home
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Trustmark Park ©
Trustmark Park
Mississippi Petrified Forest ©
Mississippi Petrified Forest
Medgar Evers Home ©
Medgar Evers Home

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, identify plant and animal life at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo, and then cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Tishomingo State Park and then stop by Tupelo Hardware Company.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tupelo trip planner.

Drive from Ridgeland to Tupelo in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ridgeland in October since evenings lows in Tupelo dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tishomingo State Park
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
Tishomingo State Park ©
Tishomingo State Park

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