If you prefer a Vicksburg walking tour, you can casually stroll through Vicksburg’s historic districts and homes by scheduling a guided tour or using a free visitor’s guide. Pick up a Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trails brochure and learn about the history at properties throughout the downtown and historic district. Stroll through antebellum mansions on a guided Vicksburg Old Town Tour where you will see the scars of the War embedded in the walls and floors. The Vicksburg National Military Park offers hiking and walking trails as well, including the more physically demanding Al Scheller Hiking Trail.
When your legs get tired, the Vicksburg driving tour at Vicksburg National Military Park is fantastic. As you drive the 16-mile tour road, you’ll see incredible views of the Mississippi River, the battleship USS Cairo, the battlefield and Vicksburg National Cemetery and more than 1,000 Civil War monuments.
Be sure to visit the creepy side of Vicksburg and shiver with the thrill of the Haunted Vicksburg tour. You’ll visit the oldest, haunted streets of Vicksburg that once featured infamous duels, the siege and other epidemics. You may even wish to experience a night tour of the haunted McRaven House.
Request a Vicksburg free visitors guide and plan a Vicksburg museum tour. You’ll find five museums to explore in historic downtown Vicksburg. Visit the Biedenharn Coca-Cola™ Museum and find out how this beverage began being bottled in 1894. Remember to check out the Old Courthouse Museum and The Old Depot Museum, as well. Your visitors guide has plenty of suggestions for you and your group in Vicksburg.