Explore Natchez

Visit Natchez: A Local’s Guide to Attractions, Dining & More

View some of the top things to do in Natchez and the surrounding area. From top restaurants, shops and other attractions, we will make sure you have the perfect getaway in Mississippi. Use our Natchez travel guide to start planning your next getaway and experience all that our area has to offer.

If you’re looking for a detailed Calendar of Events, check the official Natchez city website.

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historic home in Natchez

Historic Homes

The Natchez area is particularly rich in historic plantations, beautiful Antebellum and Victorian homes, all allowing visitors a view of earlier times.

Two of our favorite homes that should not be missed on your getaway include the stunning Longwood Mansion and the Rosalie Mansion on the Mississippi Bluff.

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Arts & Culture

Natchez offers visitors a number of cultural opportunities, including downtown art galleries, theaters, and excellent museums.

Book our Simply Elegant Getaway Package and enjoy a 45 minute narrated, horse-drawn carriage tour of the historic district.

Take a look at all that is included in our Romance Package, perfect for Anniversaries, Honeymoons or just a little Romance!

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Dining and Nightlife

Things heat up along the Mississippi after dark. Enjoy a variety of dining and entertainment options, from elegant river view dining to cozy taverns with live blues music.

Discover things to do in Natchez and plan your getaway to our Natchez bed and breakfast.

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Outdoor Recreation

While you may feel the desire to relax and enjoy a slower pace during your trip, Natchez also provides plenty of opportunities for those seeking a more active getaway. Enjoy miles of biking and walking trails running through historic downtown and out to Bluff Park overlooking the splendor of the Mississippi River.

Plan your getaway with our Southern Adventure Experience Packages.

We will be waiting with a glass of sweet tea when you get back!

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Annual Events

  • Mardi Gras Celebration – February
  • Valentine’s Celebration – February
  • Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration – February
  • Spring Pilgrimage – March – April
  • Natchez Blues Festival – April
  • Natchez Festival of Music – May
  • 8th Annual Natchez Tour of Gardens – May
  • Natchez Food & Wine Festival – July
  • Fall Pilgrimage – September – October
  • Phatwater Kayak Challenge – October
  • Great MS River Balloon Race – October
  • Pilgrimage Garden Club Annual Antiques Forum – November
  • Angels on the Bluff Natchez Cemetery Tour – November
  • Christmas in Natchez – November – January

Virtual Tour of Natchez

Watch the Video Below to See all that Natchez has to Offer!