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The Natchez Trace Parkway leads you 444 miles through three states and 10,000 years of North American history. This scenic parkway links Natchez with Nashville and crosses some of the most beautiful terrain in the states of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. The Parkway has been declared a National Scenic Byway and an All-American Road, and has been chosen as one of America’s 10 best biking roads. Open year-round for motorists, hikers and bikers, it provides visitors the opportunity for an unhurried trip through time.

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There are so many great historic and cultural highlights to visit on the Natchez Trace Parkway that it can seem difficult just deciding where to start. Allow us to help! From visiting interpretive sites to enjoying a tasty bite to eat in one of our 18 communities, your Natchez Trace journey will be filled with adventure.

Latest Trace News


January 17, 2011

Forty miles north of Port Gibson brings you to the small antebellum city of Raymond. Raymond relies on its picturesque charm and Civil War history to welcome visitors. An interesting driving tour highlights the historic Hinds County Courthouse (1859) and the Dupree House (1878).

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January 16, 2011

Known for southern hospitality, Clinton has many unique opportunities for guests of all ages.

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January 15, 2011

Situated on the rim of Central Mississippi is Ridgeland, a flourishing city with unique attractions, excellent shopping, fabulous restaurants and quality places to stay.

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January 15, 2011

The historic northwest Alabama communities provide a quality tourism destination for the traveler, offering excellent lodging, campgrounds, restaurants and shopping venues.

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January 14, 2011

Named after Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a Polish General who served as a military engineer in the American Revolutionary War, Kosciusko is one of the oldest remaining settlements on the Natchez Trace.

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French Camp

January 13, 2011

French Camp, MS is a delightful mix of the old and new. From log cabins to a premier observatory, French Camp is rich in its offerings.

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