I am planning a trip to Vicksburg next month and would appreciate any feedback past visitors to the area might have. My interests are strictly history, scenery and photography. Motel 6 and Denny’s are fine when it comes to food and lodging! Here is my tentative itinerary: Day 1- Fly Los Angeles to Dallas. Day 2- Drive from Dallas to Vicksburg. Day 3- Vicksburg National Military Park. (1) Orientation at the Park Visitor Center. (2) Pre-booked NPS recommended guide for 2-3 hours tour of the Park sites. (3) Revisit any sites we want to explore further and other sites not on initial tour. Day 4- Vicksburg Battle Theater. Self-guided motor tour of (1) Grand Gulf (2) Port Gibson (3) Raymond Battlefield (4) Champion Hill Battlefield (5) Big Black River Bridge Battlefield (6) Jackson, time permitting. Day 5- Drive from Vicksburg to Baton Rouge. (1) Natchez Historic Park: Melrose Mansion, William Johnson House. (2) Port Hudson State Park (3) various places of interest in Baton Rouge (TDB). Day 6- Drive from Baton Rouge to Houston. Itinerary TBD Day 7- Drive from Houston to Dallas. Itinerary TBD Day 8- Dallas. Visit friends. Sightseeing TBD Day 9- Fly Dallas to Los Angeles Thanks for any advice or suggestion you may have. With this trip I will have seen just about all of the major battlefields of the Civil War and I can’t wait!