Immerse yourself in Mississippi’s historic Natchez
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4 Places to eat in Natchez, Mississippi
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Meals in the Magnolia State: What to Eat in Mississippi
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Easy Trips: Nashville to Natchez
Stretching from the rolling hills of Tennessee to the bluffs of the Mississippi, the Natchez Trace Parkway is one of America’s most scenic and historic drives. It’s also one of the most tranquil: semi trucks are banned from all 444 miles of the two-lane parkway. Today’s Trace was built in the 1930s by the Works Progress Administration along a well-trod route that carried wildlife, Native Americans and European settlers for centuries. As part of Lonely Planet magazine’s “Easy Trips” section, we’re giving readers tips on how to get the most out of their time on this long-trodden route. With the blaze of summer behind us and autumn’s blazing foliage ahead, it’s the perfect season to discover the fascinating history, music and culture of the Natchez Trace.
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Natchez, Mississippi: History and Heritage On Every Corner
Nestled along the banks of the curvy Mississippi River and situated high on The Bluff is a piece of preserved United States history that tells a story for generations to come. Natchez, first settled by the French in 1719 – 1729 makes it the oldest city to be established along the Mississippi River! Once considered the second wealthiest city in the U.S. (behind NYC) in the 1800s, Natchez was a retreat for many well-known millionaires. There is no doubt that the history of Mississippi is the history of America. The Magnolia State continues to leave its imprint with playing a pivotal role in the Civil War and later serving as the setting for some of the landmark events in the struggle for Civil Rights. Today, Mississippi is easily regarded as a unique and rich intersection of history, architecture, commerce, culture, and the arts.
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Best Things to do in the South this Fall: Natchez Fall Pilgrimage
Natchez’s Fall Pilgrimage was recently selected as one of the best things to do this fall by Southern Living. One of the oldest river towns in America, Natchez features some of the most stunning historic homes in the South. Take this opportunity to see homes that are only open exclusively during Fall or Spring Pilgrimage. Fall Pilgrimage runs September 22–October 9.
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Natchez Awarded Best Weekend Trip in Mississippi
Celebrating over 300 years, this beautiful city overlooking the river boasts antebellum homes, delightful bed and breakfast escapes, fine dining experiences, and fun shopping. In Natchez, there is beauty among the history.
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Best for: history and architecture
Natchez, the oldest settlement in the state of Mississippi, is a city shaped by French, African, Spanish and British influences.
Delve into its interesting history at the Natchez National Historical Park, the African American History and Culture Museum. A number of guided, self-guided, walking or carriage tours allow you to explore downtown.
Homes such as Dunleith, Longwood and Melrose (one of the best-preserved Greek Revival mansions in the South) are open to visitors, and are among the 1,000 structures on the National Register of Historic Places in Natchez.
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Even the threat of tornadoes could not put a damper of Dig BR writer Sean Gasser’s trip to Natchez, Mississippi. Check out his itinerary for 24 hours in Natchez.
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