Tupelo travel guide

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You're Going to Love Tupelo

With a population of 34,546, Tupelo is a must-see destination in Mississippi, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Tupelo to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Tupelo

If you’re looking for affordable options, Forklift (1103 W Jackson St) and Harvey's - Tupelo (424 S Gloster) are great picks.

When to visit Tupelo

Tupelo in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Tupelo in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Tupelo in July, when the average temperature is 27 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -1 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 163 mm. In contrast, September is usually the driest month of the year in Tupelo, with an average rainfall of 89 mm.

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How to Get to Tupelo


When flying to Tupelo, you’ll arrive at Tupelo Lemons Municipal (TUP), which is located 6 km from the city centre.


Tupelo’s bus station is located 3.1 km from the city centre.

Airports near Tupelo

Airlines serving Tupelo

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British Airways
Good (2,089 reviews)
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Air France
Good (628 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,599 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,590 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (596 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Good (3,422 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (3,223 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (305 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (558 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Where to stay in Tupelo

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hampton Inn & Suites Tupelo/Barnes Crossing and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tupelo.

Where to stay in popular areas of Tupelo

Most booked hotels in Tupelo

Holiday Inn & Suites Tupelo North
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tupelo
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Comfort Inn
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Red Roof Inn Tupelo
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Baymont by Wyndham Tupelo
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
Super 8 by Wyndham Tupelo Airport
Good (6.4, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Tupelo

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Tupelo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.09 and $26.78. The most frequently booked car type in Tupelo is Standard (GMC Acadia or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus or similar) is, on average, 54% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.