LOCAL DINING AND NIGHTLIFE:
Steampunk Espresso Bar and Coffee Roasters: This cozy coffee shop features drip coffee, coffee beans roasted in house, housemade pastries and its signature antique brass espresso machine. Located at 114 High Street. Open Thursday-Sunday, 8am-5pm.
The Malt Shop : Located down the street from Dunleith at 4 Homochitto Street. Delicious old fashioned malts and burgers! 601-445-4843
Mammy's Cupboard : Enjoy the drive 3 miles south of town on 61 S. Mammy's serves lunch on Tuesday-Saturday with delicious sandwiches on housemade bread, housemade pies and their famous lemonade. 601-445-8957
Fat Mama's Tamales : Famous margaritas and more. Located at 303 S. Canal Street. 601-442-4548 www.fatmamastamales.com
Bowie's Tavern : Live music on Friday and Saturday nights; serves pizzas, delicious sandwiches, and famous chips and dip. The tavern overlooks the river. Open Monday-Saturday, 4pm-until. Located at 100 Main Street. 601-445-6627 www.bowiestavern.com
|HISTORY AND CULTURE:
www.visitnatchez.org : Check out all the things to see and
do in and around the Natchez area. The website has a calendar listing
upcoming local events, culture, arts and music. If the website does not answer your questions, the helpful Natchez Visitor's Center staff at 640 Canal Street surely can.
Historic Photographs :
405 State Street inside Stratton
Chapel houses the Gandy Collection of 70,000+ photographs of historic Natchez and portraits taken from as early as
1840. Many of these black and white photographs are seen in several
guest rooms at Dunleith.
Natchez Little Theatre : www.natchezlittletheatre.org
Natchez City Cemetery : Located on Cemetery Road and overlooking the river, this fascinating cemetery was established in 1822 and covers 100 acres. Maps for self-guided tours or private tours available at Natchez Visitor's Center.
Carriage Rides : Take a horse-drawn carriage tour through historic Downtown. Available on the corner of Canal St and Washington Street.
ANTIQUES AND MORE:
Downtown Natchez on Main and Franklin Streets is where the antiques, art galleries featuring local artists, hidden treasures, & homemade Darby's fudge can be found.
Bowie Outfitters: Offers hunting and outdoor gear. Includes products, shop by brand, online ordering. 100 Main Street, Natchez, MS 39120 www.bowieoutfitters.com
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND REGIONAL SITES:
Bike Rentals : Natchez Bicycle Touring Company provides a full line of personalized cycling tours of the Historic district. Contact Brent Bourland 601-442-4558
Natchez Trails Project : Historic Walking and hiking trails in downtown Natchez.
Emerald Mound : The second largest Ceremonial Mound in the United States at Milepost 10.3 of the Natchez Trace.
Windsor Ruins : The stunning ruins of an antebellum mansion destroyed by fire in 1890. From the Natchez Trace, take exit 30 to Mississippi Hwy 552.
The Sunken Trace : At Milepost 41.5 of the Natchez Trace, walk this short trail on the Sunken Trace just as thousands have over the centuries. The easily eroded loess soil gives this trail its character.