Historic Downtown Vicksburg

There’s no better place to spend a relaxing day with friends and family than downtown Vicksburg. Home to a wide range of restaurants, boutiques, museums and other immersive attractions, Vicksburg’s downtown area offers an excellent opportunity for visitors to get a closer look at what the city is all about.

Shop

If you’re searching for a souvenir, downtown Vicksburg is the place to look. There are plenty of diverse shops well worth browsing strewn throughout downtown Vicksburg, where you’ll be able to find the perfect keepsake, including products from local vendors. Be sure to take a peek at the Attic Gallery and H.C. Porter Gallery – both locations spotlight local art that reflects Vicksburg’s deeply Southern culture.

Eat

Settle down for a meal break at one of Vicksburg’s local restaurants. For an upscale dining experience, visit The Wine House at 1408 Washington Street, which features a deliciously diverse menu that includes irresistible Southern favorites, from shrimp and grits to bourbon bread pudding. Looking for something casual? Head to 10 South Rooftop Bar & Grill, a local favorite that grants incredible views of the Mississippi and Yazoo river valleys. Browse all of Vicksburg’s eateries to decide where you’ll partake in your next Mississippi meal.

Learn

It wouldn’t be a trip to Vicksburg if a bit of Southern history wasn’t involved. Take some time to delve deeper into Vicksburg’s background at the downtown area’s many museums, which include the Beidenharn Coca-Cola Museum, The Old Courthouse Museum, Yesterday’s Children Antique Doll & Toy Museum and more. Then, explore the luxurious antebellum homes and other historic sites unique to Vicksburg, MS.

Plan Your Trip

Yearning to explore downtown Vicksburg for yourself? Begin planning your trip today by booking a stay at one of the area’s many bed and breakfasts, hotels or campgrounds.