Vicksburg is known for being the site of a key Civil War battle. The Siege of Vicksburg is commemorated at the vast Vicksburg National Military Park, which encompasses the Vicksburg National Cemetery and the restored USS Cairo gunboat, and the Old Court House has a museum displaying Civil War artifacts. This city has a major historic significance in American history; To Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Vicksburg was the "nailhead that holds the South's two halves together". President Abraham Lincoln remarked "Vicksburg is the key" to victory, and could be the north's lifeline into the south.
Explore beautiful and historically important cities of the American south, situated along the mighty Mississippi River, in Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. The natural landscapes, cuisine, and nightlife are all easily accessible with a rental car. Start your vacation in Memphis (the home of blues and rock and roll and one of America`s most popular cities), Vicksburg, Natchez, Baton Rouge and New Orleans (famous for its music, Creole and Cajun cuisine, and the hedonistic Mardi Gras Carnival). The river and these cities were incredibly important to trade and livelihood for the earliest settlers. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.383013 The_Mighty_Mississippi_Trail_from_Memphis_(Self_Drive)-vac In-stock
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New Orleans - Baton Rouge: 1hrs 21min approx.
Baton Rouge - Natchez: 1 hr 38 min approx.
Natchez - Vicksburg: 1 hr 23min approx.
Vicksburg - Memphis: 3hr 39 min approx