11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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11 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Homer Glen
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Tunica
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 30​min
End: Homer Glen

2
nights
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. On the 2nd (Fri), make a trip to The Crossroad. On your second day here, walk around Tunica County River Park, then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then try your luck at Gold Strike Casino.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tunica trip planner.

Homer Glen to Tunica is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Homer Glen in August, with highs in Tunica at 87°F and lows at 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tupelo.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Clarksdale
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Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
Tunica County River Park ©
Tunica County River Park

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo, stop by Tupelo Hardware Company, then see the interesting displays at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Tupelo Automobile Museum. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Natchez Trace Pkwy.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tupelo attractions planner.

You can drive from Tunica to Tupelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Tupelo

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

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Visit Vicksburg National Military Park and Rosalie Mansion for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Vicksburg: Natchez (Melrose, Stanton Hall, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, stroll the grounds of Vicksburg National Cemetery, and get a sense of history and politics at Old Courthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tupelo to Vicksburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. In August in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Biloxi.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Beauvoir, enjoy the sand and surf at Biloxi Beach, and then try your luck at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at IP Casino Resort, visit a coastal fixture at Biloxi Lighthouse, then try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, and finally make a trip to Hurricane Katrina Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Biloxi journey planner.

You can drive from Vicksburg to Biloxi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. August in Biloxi sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Biloxi

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
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Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach

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