5 days in Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

5 days in Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

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5 days in Natchez & Vicksburg Itinerary

Start: Natchez
1
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Natchez

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Rosalie Mansion, steep yourself in history at Longwood, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Stanton Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Melrose.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Natchez itinerary site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Natchez. July in Natchez sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Melrose ©
Melrose
Longwood ©
Longwood
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion

3
nights
Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at U.S.S. Cairo Museum, see the interesting displays at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Vicksburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then take a peaceful walk through Mississippi Petrified Forest, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vicksburg day trip planning site .

You can drive from Natchez to Vicksburg in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Vicksburg are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mississippi Petrified Forest, Windsor Ruins, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
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U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Windsor Ruins ©
Windsor Ruins

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