Through the U.S. Gulf Coast States Geotourism MapGuide, you can get local perspectives on what’s special and distinct about USA Gulf Coast States including the Natchez Trace Parkway.
The Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in recreational visits in 2013 despite the shutdown in October. More than 6.01 million people used and visited the Natchez Trace Parkway in 2013, which is up from the 5.56 million people on the Parkway in 2012.
History buff? The Natchez Trace Parkway is your key to Civil War history, and you can be a part of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin, which took place 150 years ago on November 30, 1864.
It’s springtime which means dogwoods along the Parkway, cycling, hiking, fishing, camping and more! Spring is a great time to get out and explore the Natchez Trace: warm weather, beautiful scenery and even take part in the fun community activities. There is so much to see and do on the Trace this spring and summer!
The Natchez Trace Parkway offers an easy-going, easy-to-love experience. The National Park Service has designated the entire 444 miles as a bicycle route, and with light automotive traffic— commercial traffic prohibited—slow speeds (only 50 miles per hour) and no stop signs or intersections, bikers can relax and enjoy an exceptionally scenic roadway, unspoiled by commercial signage or development, and offering up gorgeous vistas at every turn, from forests to farmlands to rivers and lakes.
The Natchez Trace Parkway between Natchez, MS and Nashville, TN is beautiful route for bicyclists. The Parkway offers a great experience for cyclists to enjoy their biking journey. Due to the fact that the road is shared by cyclists and vehicles, the National Park Service and Adventure Cycling Association are studying ways to make the route safer.
In late 2013, Swiftwick had the privilege of hosting Shane Perrin at their office to kick off his great Natchez Trace journey. .Take a look… Shane is … Continue reading Swiftwick Athlete, Shane Perrin, First Person To Land Paddle the Natchez Trace
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Historic Oak Hill Inn in Natchez, Mississippi along the Natchez Trace Parkway was recently named Best B&B and Inn in the country by Trip Advisor reviewers. Historic Oak Hill Inn is the 2014 Travelers’ Choice® winner and has received over 460 “Excellent” reviews. Congratulations from The Natchez Trace Compact!
Small town authentic charm and hospitality, stretches of national scenic byway with a splash of new urbanism gears you up to Get Your Ride On for the jumpstart of cycling season rides. The Natchez Trace Century Ride, starting and ending in Ridgeland on May 3, 2014, provides an experience for riders of all ages and abilities. Register online!