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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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Natchez Trace Parkway
Natchez Trace Parkway
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.
Attraction type: Scenic Drives
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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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Melrose
Melrose
Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; National Parks
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Historic Natchez Cemetery
Historic Natchez Cemetery
Attraction type: Cemeteries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Steampunk Coffee Roasters
Steampunk Coffee Roasters
Ranked #1 of 89 Restaurants in Natchez
Roux 61
Roux 61
Ranked #2 of 89 Restaurants in Natchez
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
The Donut Shop
The Donut Shop
Ranked #3 of 89 Restaurants in Natchez
Cuisines: Bakery
Slick Rick's
Slick Rick's
Ranked #4 of 89 Restaurants in Natchez
Cuisines: American
Castle Restaurant
Castle Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 89 Restaurants in Natchez
Price: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Starling's Rest Bed & Breakfast
Starling's Rest Bed & Breakfast
$49 - $99
Ranked #4 of 39 Natchez B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Historic Oak Hill Inn
Historic Oak Hill Inn
$125 - $225
Ranked #1 of 39 Natchez B&B and Inns
Bisland House Bed and Breakfast
3.5 of 5
Bisland House Bed and Breakfast
$132 - $139
Ranked #3 of 39 Natchez B&B and Inns
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Bluff Top Bed and Breakfast
Bluff Top Bed and Breakfast
$90 - $125
Ranked #6 of 39 Natchez B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Devereaux Shields House
4.0 of 5
Devereaux Shields House
$150 - $220
Ranked #5 of 39 Natchez B&B and Inns
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Dunleith
4.0 of 5
Dunleith
$222 - $240
Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Natchez
Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez
4.0 of 5
Monmouth Historic Inn Natchez
$239 - $319
Ranked #2 of 18 Hotels in Natchez
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