Things to Do
Vicksburg is host to a diverse community of attractions for all ages. The variety and accessibility of activities is ideal for a weekend getaway or an extended stay. You’ll have a hard time seeing everything Vicksburg has to offer in just a few days. You’ll need to plan carefully or even better, just plan to come back!
Dining - These are a few of our favs!
CoocraYou can Vicksburg has some of the best restaurants to choose from! Here are some of our favorites and why:
Anchuca – For a Romantic Dinner Out and the BEST Sunday Brunch! The setting is in an historic intimate BnB setting. The filet is fantastic! So is everything on the brunch menu! It’s all good! Here is a link to their hours and menu: https://anchuca.com/?page_id=269
Relish – A boutique Italian Bistro – Perfect for a Nice Dinner or Lunch. The food is fantastic and acoustics and ambience are perfect! You won’t be disappointed! https://www.relishbistro.net/
10 South Rooftop and Bar – Has the Best View of the River! You mush try it for appetizers and a cocktail while watching the sunset!
Cocktails 101 – Perfect for a great mixed drink, glass of wine, and delicious appetizer or dinner. The atmosphere has a boutique hotel bar lobby feel. Very big city!
Key City Brewery and Eatery is open 7 days a week! Woohoo! This Mississippi brewery is a place you do not want to miss! Amazing craft brews, California style pizza, fried pickles, salads, sandwiches and more!
Walnut Hills – This is the place you go for lunch or dinner when you are hungry for some great southern cuisine! The atmosphere is awesome, and so is the food! The menu is diverse and seriously everything is consistently great! Don’t bypass the dessert, because Chris can bake some amazing cakes and pies! You won’t be sorry!
Main Street Market Cafe – Your lunch bistro Monday – Friday! They definitely have the best gumbo and the best quiche in town! Service is spot on and the food is delicious! This place feels like your home away from home. You’ll love it and you’ll definitely want to come back!
Tomato Place – You have to try the Tomato Place if you are visiting Vicksburg! The Fried Green Tomato BLT with Avocado on Pumpernickel is a fave, but literally everything is good there. Sandwiches, Smoothies, Salads, Boiled Peanuts. Oh my, I’m getting hungry now! Seriously, try it! You won’t regret it!
Sight Seeing - Museums, Architecture, & History!
Some of our favorite places for sight seeing include:
Vicksburg Civil War Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park
Lower Mississippi River Museum
Old Courthouse Museum
Adventure - Try something exciting!
McRaven Ghost Tours – Try something spooky! Book a tour or ghost investigation at the most haunted house in Mississippi!
Quapaw Canoe Company Tours
Blue Cat Guide Service with Bob Crosby – Book a day out on the Mighty Mississippi River fishing for Blue Cats or enjoying the view!
Entertainment - Live Music and Arts!
The Arts, Theater, and Live Music are prevalent in Vicksburg. You’ll have to check out local calendars to see who’s playing where, but you can often enjoy live music at:
The Biscuit Company, 10 South, Walnut Hills, Cottonwood, Beechwood, and downtown during the day at Second Saturdays each month.
For live Theater or independent films, check out The Strand Theater and what’s on their agenda for Saturday night.
Vicksburg hosts 4 Casinos along the Riverfront for your adult excursions! Ameristar, Lady Luck, Bally’s, and Waterview.
Second Saturday happens every Second Saturday during the year! There will be live music, specials, arts, and more! Join us downtown for some fun!
Day Trips - Cool Places a Short Drive away!
There are so many day trips from Vicksburg that are incredible! A few of our favorites include:
Mississippi Petrified Forest
Grand Gulf Military Park and Windsor Ruins
Poverty Point – Unesco World Heritage Site
Sky Lake Boardwalk and Yazoo City – See some of the oldest Cypress Trees in the World