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Explore the Many Natural Resources & Exciting Experiences Available Around Natchez

Your adventure is waiting at Devereaux Shields House! The Lower Mississippi River Valley is the perfect place for any outdoor enthusiast, a place to spend your days golfing, fishing, or birding. We also offer many adventure packages including our Miss-Lou Tours, Southern Culinary Experience tour, and much more. Looking for something a little more adventurous? Explore a waterfowl habitat at St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge, kayak the Mississippi River and backwaters, or hike the Historic Natchez Trails, sacred Native American Indian Mounds at the Grand Village, or the new African American cultural trails. Book your stay at Devereaux Shields House today, your adventure awaits.

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Natchez Mississippi Outdoors

Natchez-Based Southern Adventures with Devereaux Shields House

Devereaux Shields House collaborates with local adventure tour companies to provide unique southern experiences for the adventure tourism traveler. We suggest a multiple-day stay to better guarantee a more relaxed experience.

Book your adventure and lodging with enough lead time to guarantee your desired choices by calling Ron or Eleanor at 601-304-5378 for tour availability and pricing.

Miss-Lou Tours featuring Jim Bob of Redneck Adventures

Experience what living in the south in the 1800s was like with our Miss-Lou tour! We have partnered with two other inns in Natchez, allowing you to experience the city, the country, and everything in between.

Typical Natchez-Based Adventures

We offer multiple outdoor Natchez-based adventures for groups of two or more! You can take part in a half day of hunting, fishing, kayaking, pontoon boating, or a walking or driving photography/ecology tour exploring our regional nature. You can also create a custom combination of the offered activities to create a full day excursion! Our most popular is the guided SUV Photography/Ecology Adventure Tour.

Natchez Photography Tour

Special Interest Tours

Special interest tours include exploring Miss-Lou odd treasures and discovering cultural & regional history. There is a Native-American Indian, African-American tour, patriotic, historical churches, and literary tour featuring Richard Wright’s influences!

Southern Culinary Experiences

Excite your taste buds with our Tastes of the South or Cajun Cooking Creations experiences. Guests enjoy a delicious southern lunch with tantalizing boudin, gumbo, and fixings. Enjoy Old South Winery selections while listening to Southern stories. Cajun cooking creations such as a seafood boil or seasonal couchon de lait (whole roasted pig) are also available.

Everyday Adventures Trip with Lena

Sunset Kayak Trips

Get ready for a date night like no other! Everyday Adventure will be offering an adventurous but relaxing evening with kayaks and sunsets! A 2-hour excursion gets you to the water and includes a boat, paddle, life vest, and transport back.

Kayak Trips

Go on a full-day, half-day, or just a couple-hour kayaking adventure! Natchez is known for its beautiful homes and gardens, but don’t miss the beauty that surrounds our downtown area! We can arrange for a guided tour of one of our many waterways where you can experience nature at it’s finest!

Kayak Trips in Natchez

Natchez Regional Adventures on Your Own

Natchez also offers many self-guided adventures that you can participate in at your leisure! Below is a list of some of our favorites.

  • Golfing at either Beau Pre’ Country Club or Duncan Park Golf Club
  • Hunting & fishing at Giles Island, a 9,400-acre wildlife management and habitat
  • Clark Creek Nature Area, a beautiful 700-acre treasure with 50 waterfalls
  • Homochitto National Forest, a U.S. National Forest comprised of 191,839 acres containing a system of developing roadways and recreational areas
  • Natchez Indian Grand Village, a 128-acre site featuring three prehistoric Native American mounds and a reconstructed Natchez Indian house/museum
  • Historic Jefferson College, a MS Landmark operating as a historic museum and park
  • Natchez Trace Parkway
  • Natchez Trails
  • A bounty of regional lakes & rivers to explore

Your outdoor adventure awaits! Book your favorite room at Devereaux House Inn today!

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Stay Small, Stay Safe

We look forward to welcoming you to a safe & comfortable experience! We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and are happy to report our protocols support a healthy road to recovery. Find out how you can stay small, stay safe with your future getaway to historic Natchez, Mississippi.

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