8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

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8 days in Mississippi Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Biloxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hattiesburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Tupelo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

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 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Walter Anderson Museum of Art and then don't miss a visit to Hurricane Katrina Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of MGM Park, try your luck at Beau Rivage Casino, and then try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Biloxi trip itinerary app .

Fort Lauderdale to Biloxi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Biloxi are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hattiesburg.

Things to do in Biloxi

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gulfport, Walter Anderson Museum of Art
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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center ©
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum ©
Biloxi Beach ©
Biloxi Beach

1
night
Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg ©
Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Paul B. Johnson State Park, then stroll through Hattiesburg Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Hattiesburg Station.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hattiesburg trip site .

Drive from Biloxi to Hattiesburg in 1.5 hours. August in Hattiesburg sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Hattiesburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Hattiesburg Zoo ©
Hattiesburg Zoo
Paul B. Johnson State Park ©
Paul B. Johnson State Park

2
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, then walk around Winner's Circle Park, and then hike along Ridgeland Bike Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Old Capitol Museum, then step aboard U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Texas Monument, and finally take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park.

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Traveling by car from Hattiesburg to Jackson takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Jackson are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vicksburg, Ridgeland Bike Trail, Winner's Circle Park
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Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Winner's Circle Park ©
Winner's Circle Park
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science ©

2
nights
Tupelo

Tupelo ©
Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): cruise along Natchez Trace Pkwy. On your second day here, look for gifts at Tupelo Hardware Company, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tupelo road trip planning website .

You can drive from Jackson to Tupelo in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Tupelo, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tupelo

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
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Natchez Trace Pkwy ©
Natchez Trace Pkwy
Room Escape Games
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum ©
Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum

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