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Natchez has a distinct French colonial flair, with grand 18th century buildings supported by marble columns. Later becoming a classic plantation town with fields growing cotton and sugar cane, the town has a rich history that's told through its architecture. Set along the banks of the Mississippi, you'll see steamboats and other classic symbols of the old south and can enjoy a friendly welcome from the locals.

Things to see

Walk along the shady trails of the Natchez National Historical Park and you'll enjoy the wide areas of parkland with mature trees and picket fences. The park is divided into 3 main areas with their own historic attractions, from a classic antebellum estate, to the humble brick home of a freed African American barber. Natchez's colonial history is full of bloody struggles with the local Native Americans, and in the park you'll also find the former site of Fort Rosalie where many violent struggles occurred, although today you'll find a calm, reflective atmosphere with memorials and guided tours. On the grounds of the Rosalie Mansion you can get a sense of the traditional old south, with tall trees shading you from the hot afternoon sun, and brightly colored flowers creating a natural atmosphere. The mansion itself has guided tours, with some of the enthusiastic guides wearing costumes and getting into character as they show you around the well preserved rooms with their original intricate furniture and tastefully decadent interiors.

Hotels in Natchez

For a true experience of the old south head to one of the historic antebellum style Natchez hotels. As you arrive through the well-kept gardens you'll feel like you've gone back in time, and you'll be sure of a friendly southern welcome when you check in. You can settle into an individually designed room, many with 4-poster beds, antique furniture, and heavy drapes. There are plenty of hotel facilities to help you relax and enjoy your vacation, and you may find restaurants, bars, and gift shops on site. Many historic properties offer wedding services, with traditional ceremonies taking place in their well-kept gardens, as well as other formal and stylish events.

Where to stay

There's a classic downtown area in Natchez, with historic storefronts that have been perfectly preserved bookstores, art galleries, and gift shops selling antique and handmade items. The town is host to many charming local gatherings such as the annual food and wine festival, and those who enjoy southern cuisine will also enjoy the selection of local eateries serving fried catfish, chicken, ribs, and other rustic delights that are guaranteed to leave you feeling satisfied. If you want to explore the area a little more, then you can take one of the popular carriage rides which give you an authentic view of the town, or take a walking tour so you can spend time taking photos and enjoying the unique sites.

How to get to Natchez

Alexandria International Airport is the closest major air hub to Natchez, and flights arrive in this small terminal from Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and other major southern cities. It's a pleasant 90 minute drive to Natchez through bayous and forest land, or you can book a private shuttle to get you to your destination in comfort. The town also has a Greyhound station with cheap and easy connections to cities such as Jackson which takes around 3 hours, or New Orleans which is about 4 and a half hours.