High on the bluffs overlooking the majestic Mississippi River, the beautiful city of Natchez offers visitors from around the world an unforgettable experience of the American South. As one of the country’s oldest and most charming cities, Natchez is a unique blend of old and new. With over three centuries of fascinating history, Natchez has an extraordinary collection of historic buildings, homes and churches, meticulously-maintained antebellum mansions, four National Park sites, ancient Indian mounds, and the exquisite Natchez Trace Parkway. This jewel of the Mississippi also offers visitors the attractions of a desirable small town destination –a beautiful, walkable downtown, magnificent sunsets, delicious cuisine, a vibrant art and music scene, outdoor adventures, exciting nightlife, and events all year long… all served up with genuine Southern hospitality.
Classic Southern food still sizzles in Natchez, and our award-winning chefs are infusing traditional flavors with exciting new twists. As a bonus, you can enjoy the city’s exceptional Southern cuisine with the chance of catching some live tunes. Biscuits & Blues and Rolling River Bistro are favorites among locals and visitors for their delicious cuisine and live music line up. Smoots Grocery is another hotspot for toe-tapping fun, and you can even grab a bite to eat from the nearby food trucks. The Under the Hill Saloon is a hit with a heavy pour from the bartender and live music most evenings. After you watch the sunset from the front porch of the Saloon, head next door to The Camp where you can order a beer and a burger and watch the mighty Mississippi roll on by. Outdoor enthusiast have many options with biking and walking trails crisscrossing the area with many along the historic Natchez Trace. Whether you are seeking a physical challenge or a leisurely ride make Natchez, Mississippi the center of your Natchez Trace Parkway adventure. Need help planning your trip? Check out Visitnatchez.org for event listings, local attractions, accommodations, tours, and more.