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10 Things to Do in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg is a city in Mississippi, USA. It is notable as a place of historical attractions as well as events.
Tourists can visit haunted mansions, participate in colorful festivals, try their luck at casinos as well as taste delicious food at fabulous restaurants at this charming city.
This is the place where Coca-Cola was first bottled way back in 1894. Open in 1979, the museum offers souvenirs to purchase as well as many Coke items.
Visit Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum
Here visitors can view a plethora of exhibits showcasing the bottling process, equipment used and memorabilia about this famous beverage.
Explore Anchuca Mansion
This historical landmark was built in 1830. It features in the National Register of Historic Places.
The mansion sheltered folk during the American Civil War. The Cafe here offers delicious Southern dishes and is a top dining destination.
This is an annual event celebrated with great fervor. Talent shows and live entertainment take place.
Attend the Martin Luther King Parade
Go Shoppping
At Levee Street Marketplace, visitors get to choose from a wide variety of apparel, jewelry, antiques as well as food items.
A great place to shop is the city's biggest antique store namely Adolph Rose Antiques.
Vicksburg restaurants are famed for their offerings. Some of the top dining destinations are Walnut Hill, Gumbo Pot and Beechwood.
Taste Fantastic Southern Fare
The historical attraction commemorates one of the important battles of the American Civil War waged at Vicksburg.
Tour Vicksburg National Military Park
The place boasts of over 1400 monuments and markers as a tribute to soldiers of both the sides of the American Civil War. A must-see is the restored Union gunboat-USS Cairo.
The gambling destination offers over 500 games which consists of the traditional as well as new. The Casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Try Your Luck at WaterView Casino
Located next to the Mississippi river the exquisite murals capture the city's rich history.
Admire Vicksburg Riverfront Murals
The colorful murals also depict Vicksburg's future significance in the US's commerce and culture.
Head to the Haunted McRaven House
Dating back to 1797 this place has been dubbed 'the most haunted house in Mississippi'.
Visitors can participate in both haunted tours and ghost hunts here. Here you can see what Vicksburg was like prior to the American Civil War.
Be a Student at the Lower Mississippi River Museum
Learn about the facts about the 1927 flood here. Get a close look at the river's marine life in a 1,515 gallon aquarium.
The museum is full of impressive and interactive exhibits. A must-see is a model of a part of the Mississippi River.

 Prabhakar Pillai

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