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Houston to Jackson (Mississippi) via Vicksburg (Mississippi)

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Houston to Jackson (Mississippi) road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Houston to Jackson (Mississippi). If you're planning a road trip to Jackson (Mississippi), you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Houston
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:26 pm  Nederland (Texas)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:26 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:34 pm  Lake Charles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:34 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:56 pm  Mamou
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Mamou
drive for about 1 hour

11:05 am  Alexandria (Louisiana)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:05 pm
drive for about 3 hours

3:03 pm  Vicksburg (Mississippi)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:03 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

4:52 pm  arrive in Jackson (Mississippi)

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Nederland (Texas)

Lake Charles  (3 answers)


Alexandria (Louisiana)

Vicksburg (Mississippi)  (7 answers)
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What are some things to do in Jackson (Mississippi)?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Jackson (Mississippi). Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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What's going down in Jackson, MS for New Years Eve?  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Jackson (Mississippi) to Houston drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Houston to Jackson (Mississippi). Or get a full Houston to Jackson (Mississippi) flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Houston well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Houston!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 429 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 11 minutes
119 Houston travel answers
1 Nederland (Texas) travel answer
3 Lake Charles travel answers
1 Mamou travel answer
7 Vicksburg (Mississippi) travel answers
14 Jackson (Mississippi) travel answers


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