Vicksburg is a modern city with a deep historical tradition. Nicknamed the “Gibraltar of the Confederacy,” this area was once a pivotal city during the Civil War. There are ancient battle sites, charming architecture, and antebellum mansions offering an authentic Southern experience. Located right where the Mississippi River meets the Yazoo River, Vicksburg is set on a bluff offering panoramic views of the Mississippi River. There are also four world-class casinos, upscale shopping centers, and fine-dining restaurants in this progressive city. Whether you want to explore the old or dabble with the new, Vicksburg has plenty to offer.