Visit Natchez

Natchez, Mississippi, is your getaway full of fun, safe, and socially distant activities to get you out of the house and into something new. We know precisely how much cabin fever everyone has developed, and we invite you to visit responsibly and discover the very best of our pandemic-sensitive places, events, and spaces.

High on the majestic Mississippi River banks, Natchez offers visitors an unforgettable experience with fascinating history, architectural wonders, magical holiday events and shopping, delicious cuisine, magnificent sunsets, and a vibrant live music scene, all coming together in a unique blend of old and new. We are also masking up and keeping things clean for you!

Tucked in the South Western corner of Mississippi, you will not have to fight bitter winter weather to enjoy your perfect holiday escape.  Experience the quaint historic downtown draped in holiday decorations, cozy up on an evening horse-drawn carriage tour, and visit the historic estates adorned in decorations. You will find the holiday spirit around every corner.

Natchez might have that small-town feel, but as soon as you hit the streets walking, you will find trying to canvas such a large area is quite an undertaking. It is not so much that you will lose your way here, but time slows down in a way that will lose you in the day. A short walk will morph into hours spent admiring our architecture and finding small shops just around the corner.

There is no shortage of outdoor activities. From our exquisite Golf Courses to ancient Indian mounds to miles of downtown walking trails, visitors from every age will enjoy exploring this historic city.  Enjoy the expansive vista of the river at Bluff Park Paddle the backwaters at St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge or take your mountain bike on the trails at Homochitto National Forest.  Natchez has much to tempt you out into nature.

Shopping in Natchez is exceptional with handcrafted items, boutique shopping, and antique treasures. From local artists and bakers, discover one of a kind gifts for everyone on our list. Darby’s Fudge is a delicious treat and a staple for any home during the holidays. You can ship their world-famous fudge right to your loved one’s door! Stop into ArtsNatchez, pick up an irreplaceable piece of Mississippi art, and visit Conde Contemporary Art Gallery, which features artists from all over. You are sure to find something for everyone on your holiday list in Natchez.

From rooftop to the riverbank, you can take in the best view of our area from a variety of locations. Some favorites include the Natchez Manor Rooftop Bar with its comfortably modern, charmingly tranquil atmosphere and Southern bistro offerings. The Camp Restaurant will take you down ‘Under-The-Hill’ to the riverbank for a mouth full of flavor. Magnolia Grill’s delicious seafood selections paired with a scenic overlook of the river will be a night well spent. On Main Street, stop into Regina’s Kitchen to sample delicious craft cocktails and open gourmet kitchen layout.

Natchez is dedicated to following CDC guidelines and statewide mandates to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We care about our community and all of our visitors. Help us make sure we’re all doing our part to #VisitNatchezResponsibly. So, come and enjoy the holidays with us. We have good things waiting for you.

Start planning your trip today at www.visitnatchez.org/responsibly

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