Whether you’re staying in town for business or visiting our city for a history-packed vacation, there are plenty of things happening in Vicksburg, Mississippi all throughout the summer months. Make sure to check out the following activities and attractions to enrich your trip to Vicksburg this summer.
take a tour
From historic walking tours to spooky ghost tours, Vicksburg, MS is home to a number of guided and self-guided tours to pique your interests. Download the Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trails brochure to experience first-hand the charm of our city while diving into the history of Vicksburg along the way. Or take a Haunted Vicksburg tour to learn the eerie past of Vicksburg, and stroll past beautiful antebellum homes, gardens and churches. You can even request a guided tour of Vicksburg National Military Park to learn more about the Civil War battlefield.
Practice your tee shot and spend time with friends at one of Vicksburg’s 18-hole golf courses. Located at 1566 Tiffentown Rd., Clear Creek Golf Course is comprised of practice facilities, a clubhouse and a breathtaking course that takes advantage of wide, open spaces. Just a few miles west, you can find the Vicksburg Country Club – a private club established in 1929. Members may bring guests to the country club to enjoy this beautiful 18-hole course.
Explore the Outdoors
Whether you prefer water or dry land, Vicksburg has the outdoor opportunities you need to enjoy the summer weather. Grab your own bike or rent one from Battlefield Bicycle, and ride along the Mississippi River Trail, which takes you right through Downtown Vicksburg. If you’d rather explore the Mississippi by waterway, embark on an expedition with canoe and kayak rentals from Quapaw Canoe Company. You can also visit one of Vicksburg’s parks, such as Sherman Avenue Park and City Park.
Plan Your Summer Vacation in Vicksburg, MS
Come for an event, and stay for all the summer activities that are happening right here in historic Vicksburg, Mississippi. Check out places to stay, including hotels, bed and breakfasts and cabins and lodges, and be sure to get your free visitor’s guide to discover even more exciting summertime attractions.