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Natchez Trace Parkway

2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tupelo, MS 38804-9715
+1 800-305-7417
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Nice Drive-but that's about it

Nothing too exciting about this. Similar to the Blue Ridge Parkway, except without the spectacular... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Neill B
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Amsterdam
This year better than Smoky mountains

Only traveled 100 miles on southern end and the scenery and leaves were better than the smoky mtns... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John L
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Odessa
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This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tupelo, MS 38804-9715
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nothing too exciting about this. Similar to the Blue Ridge Parkway, except without the spectacular views. There are places where you can see the old trace, but they are not frequent.

Thank Neill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only traveled 100 miles on southern end and the scenery and leaves were better than the smoky mtns barely any traffic. can't wait to see the other 344 miles

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just get off the Interstate and explore the Trace. Came across the Trace on our road trip. Simply by accident. We had not covered it in school in California. So we drove 30 miles up and back along the Trace. Fascinating history lesson.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t drive far but visited the visitor center in Tupelo. It was very clean and nice history about the whole trace. I had no idea that it was the daughters of the confederacy that spearheaded the project.

Thank thejettsetters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without major trucks on the road, you get to experience the Deep South without the traffic. Bicyclists are welcome to take up the whole lane. The speeds are slower. The scenery is breathtaking. Fall in this part of the country is amazing. Probably one of...More

1  Thank Alvin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove the Trace from Port Gibson to Jackson and what a nice drive! There are a several interesting stops along the way so make sure you stop and read the history. Some of the more interesting stops include the sunken Trace, the town of...More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove down and back on a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-Nov. The road is in perfect condition, nice and smooth and the scenery is beautiful. The Trace is a corridor starting up near Nashville and running SW for over 300 miles. Excellent road surrounded...More

Thank Temblor123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best road trips in the States, absolutely beautiful. You can't drive fast, it has a low limit on most sectors but it has more scenic attractions than the faster highways. It's also possible to do small sectors so you don't have to...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Natchez Trace Parkway is a wonderful driving experience. Weather you want a peaceful drive to work and back of yoh want to take a long road trip the Trace is ghe pkace fod you. There are no stop signs of signal kites on this two...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took a trip from Natchez, MS, to Nashville, TN and drove nearly every mile of the Natchez Trace. The fall color could have been better but it was still very nice. Lots of history, natural beauty, and tranquility made this 50...More

Thank GeneS_TX
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loafin
October 5, 2017|
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Response from girlcarbuilder | Reviewed this property |
I just scanned my guide copy. I will try to post it.
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julian19
September 10, 2017|
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Response from Patrick V | Reviewed this property |
From Memphis the northern portion of the Natchez Trace would be out of your way to the east. I suggest you consider US Highway 31 which is the "Blues" highway. It goes south along the Mississippi River through the Delta... More
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Charlyn73
August 1, 2017|
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Response from bryonia2015 | Reviewed this property |
We found maps to the Trace to be impossible to get, with the exception of the download from the computer. Getting onto the Trace at Tupelo and going south is, in my opinion, the best part of the Parkway. Everything is... More
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