8 days in Vicksburg, Natchez & Houston Itinerary

8 days in Vicksburg, Natchez & Houston Itinerary

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8 days in Vicksburg, Natchez & Houston Itinerary

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

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is a city in and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum and then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vicksburg travel itinerary creator.

Dallas to Vicksburg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in September, things will get little chillier in Vicksburg: highs are around 87°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Vicksburg

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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg National Military Park
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals ©
Vicksburg Riverfront Murals

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Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 20th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of First Presbyterian Church, then contemplate the long history of Longwood, and finally steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Natchez travel planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Natchez in 2 hours. September in Natchez sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Houston.

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Longwood ©
Longwood
St. Mary Basilica
St. Mary Basilica
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Houston Museum of Natural Science, play a few rounds at Hermann Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Houston Zoo, and explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Natchez to Houston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, Houston is somewhat warmer than Natchez - with highs of 92°F and lows of 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Outdoors

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Kemah Boardwalk
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Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston

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