Vicksburg is the site of an important civil war battle and the oozes both Western Mississippi charm and Southern history. More than just the site of a battle, however, Vicksburg is also rich in natural beauty and diverse culture.
If you like golf, head to the Vicksburg Country Club, which is conveniently located near the Vicksburg National Military Park.
For a nature fix, you can go duck, deer, boar, turkey, and rabbit hunting, as well as go boating, birding, and fishing on one of Vicksburg's many lake areas.
Meanwhile, some of the other top activities include going to the spa or casino, and seeing a live musical performance or show. Tours are also popular and visitors can sign up for a walking tour, driving tour, museum tour, or a spooky ghost tour, which is known as the Haunted Vicksburg tour. It's not for the faint-hearted! The haunted tour brings tourists to the parts of the town where epidemic raged, infamous duels were held, and the civil war sieges took place.
It's easy to rent a vacation home in Vicksburg. Vacation rentals within the city are abundant and each has its own unique charm. The majority of vacation rentals are located downtown. There are also quite a few that are located on the edge of the city, and they offer privacy and uninterrupted views of the Mississippi sky.
The best times to visit Vicksburg are the spring and fall seasons. This is when the weather is relatively mild and there are fewer violent storms than in the summer months.
There is no shortage of great places to eat in Vicksburg. Restaurants to note that offer local cuisine include The Tomato Place, Rusty's Riverfront Grill, and Anchucha Dining. The Rocca Restaurant & Bar offers Cajun and Creole food, and El Sombrero offers traditional Mexican dishes. Vicksburg is also home to traditional fast food chains such as Wendy's and Pizza Hut, for a casual, quick dining option.
The annual New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball is a themed event that takes place each year on December 31st. The event includes a live DJ, tasty food, prizes, and a champagne toast at midnight.
Family time in Vicksburg can be spent visiting the unique museums in the area. The Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, showcases the surprising origins of the famous soft drink, and the Yesterday's Children Antique Doll & Toy Museum, boasts an array of antique dolls and toys. Downtown Vicksburg offers families the chance to go shopping at the Levee Street Marketplace and the Vicksburg Mall, as well as to grab a bite to eat and take in the cobblestone streets and street art of the downtown area.
At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of the best providers - Airbnb, priceline, Agoda and others. AllTheRooms has 520 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Vicksburg, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Vicksburg can be affordable - our cheapest price vacation rental is available at $30 a night. A typical rental in Vicksburg costs on average $137 a night.
If you want internet access during your time in Vicksburg, then you can choose from over 75 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 29 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 10 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Vicksburg by car, be sure to choose from 73 accommodations that provide parking. 28 hotels and vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 29 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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