Vicksburg, Mississippi sits on the great Mississippi river and is home to one of the most pivotal battlefields of the Civil War. History buffs will want to check out The Vicksburg National Military Park, which offers tours of the battlegrounds and visitors can climb aboard the restored USS Cairo. Vicksburg is home to many historic sites of the Civil War, in addition to the McRaven Tour Home, reputed as the most haunted home in Mississippi. Tours range from historic to haunted, depending on your preference. Gamblers will enjoy the excellent casinos in Vicksburg. The Ameristar Casino Vicksburg, Lady Luck and the Waterview Casino, all of which have restaurants and hotel accomodations.