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Best of Natchez Guide

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Natchez
Natchez, the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River, has more antebellum houses than any other place in the United States. Many of these historic homes are open for tours. The friendly local people welcome visitors to their historic city with warm Southern charm. Tour the homes, the Grand Village of the Natchez and the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture. Festivals and celebrations occur often throughout the year. For gamblers, the riverboat gaming experience is a fun and fascinating change from ordinary casinos. Active visitors will enjoy great golf, tennis, hiking, biking and fishing.

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Stone House Concerts
Stone House Concerts
Owner description: Enjoy sipping complimentary wine while relaxing to music of the Masters, played on a 1903 Steinway grand piano in the Stone House Music Room. Hear this private classical piano... more Owner description: Enjoy sipping complimentary wine while relaxing to music of the Masters, played on a 1903 Steinway grand piano in the Stone House Music Room. Hear this private classical piano performance by a graduate of two prominent American conservatories, along with complimentary wine, followed by a tour of the unique Stone House. Composers generally featured include Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Gottschalk, Debussy, and Liszt among others. Usual rate is $20 per person. Reservations are necessary. less
Attraction type: Concerts
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St. Mary Basilica
St. Mary Basilica
Owner description: Recognized as an architectural masterpiece among Catholic churches in the south, it is the spiritual home of a vibrant St. Mary Catholic community today. The construction of this... more Owner description: Recognized as an architectural masterpiece among Catholic churches in the south, it is the spiritual home of a vibrant St. Mary Catholic community today. The construction of this place of worship was begun in 1842 as the Cathedral of the newly established Diocese of Natchez. The St. Mary congregation takes pride in the basilica's colorful and prayerful setting, and welcomes visitors from near and distant places. The city of Natchez, on the Mississippi River and the birthplace of Mississippi, is a tourist destination because of its historic ante-bellum homes. St. Mary Basilica, also ante-bellum, is the city's central landmark. less
Attraction type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Longwood
Longwood
Owner description: Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the... more Owner description: Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the still-unfinished mansion is an enduring symbol of the impact of the Civil War. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Bowling Alleys
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Historic Natchez Cemetery
Historic Natchez Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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Natchez Trace Parkway National Park
Natchez Trace Parkway National Park
Natchez Trace Parkway begins in Natchez, MS and extends thru parts of Alabama and Tennessee. There are many historical lookouts and trails along the parkway.
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Slick Rick's
Slick Rick's
Ranked #1 of 85 restaurants in Natchez
Cuisines: American
Roux 61
Roux 61
Ranked #2 of 85 restaurants in Natchez
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Castle Restaurant
Castle Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 85 restaurants in Natchez
Price:
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Cotton Alley Cafe
Cotton Alley Cafe
Ranked #4 of 85 restaurants in Natchez
Price: $3 - $29
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Contemporary, Family Fare
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Mammy's Cupboard
Mammy's Cupboard
Ranked #5 of 85 restaurants in Natchez
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Historic Oak Hill Inn
Historic Oak Hill Inn
$125 - $225
Ranked #1 of 34 Natchez B&B and Inns
J.N. Stone House Musicale B&B
J.N. Stone House Musicale B&B
$108 - $150
Ranked #2 of 34 Natchez B&B and Inns
Bisland House Bed and Breakfast
3.5 of 5
Bisland House Bed and Breakfast
$132 - $139
Ranked #3 of 34 Natchez B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Dunleith
4.5 of 5
Dunleith
$165 - $300
Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Natchez
Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez
4.0 of 5
Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez
$219 - $292
Ranked #3 of 19 hotels in Natchez
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