Top things to do

Top Choice Coffee in Vicksburg

Highway 61 Coffeehouse

This awesome coffee shop has occasional live music on Saturday afternoons, serves Fair Trade coffee and is an energetic epicenter of artsyness, poetry readings and the like.
Historic Site in Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg controlled access to the Mississippi River, and its seizure was one of the turning points of the Civil War. A 16-mile driving tour passes historic markers explaining battle scenarios and key events from th…
Southern US in Vicksburg

Walnut Hills

For a dining experience that takes you back in time, head to this eatery where you can enjoy rib-sticking, down-home Southern food elbow to elbow, family-style.
Ruins in Vicksburg

Margaret's Grocery and Market

Once, this was a country store owned and operated by the Reverend HD Dennis and Margaret Rogers Dennis. HD promised his wife he would turn the store into a place of pilgrimage, and proceeded to transform it into a g…
Museum in Vicksburg

Lower Mississippi River Museum

Downtown Vicksburg's pride and joy is this interesting museum, which delves into such topics as the famed 1927 flood and the Army Corps of Engineers, who have managed the river since the 18th century. Kids will enjo…
Southern US in Vicksburg

Rusty's Riverfront Grill

Set at the north end of downtown, this down-home grill is known for the terrific rib eye, but it has a nice selection of Southern-style seafood too, including crab cakes, blackened redfish and a nice New Orleans–sty…
Gallery in Vicksburg

Attic Gallery

If you're downtown, don't miss this gallery. It features virtuoso regional artists and a funky collection of folk art and jewelry.
Park in Vicksburg

Catfish Row Children's Art Park

This small park is full of water fountains, gardens, murals and children's art – it's a nice spot to let the kids run off some energy.