Travel to Natchez, Mississippi, to see one of National Geographic's 50 Places of a Lifetime

Historic Homes

Visiting historic homes in Natchez is like stepping back in time. Take a look at the most splendid houses open year-round when you visit Natchez.

Dining and Nightlife

From southern fried chicken and catfish to white tablecloth dining, Natchez’s unique restaurants offer a wide variety of choices to satisfy your hunger.

Out and About

Whether you are looking to re-live history or do a little antique shopping downtown, there is plenty to do in Natchez.

William Johnson House

210 State Street

William Johnson constructed a three-story brick structure on his mother-in-law’s State Street property after an 1840 tornado destroyed much of downtown Natchez.

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House on Ellicott’s Hill

211 North Canal Street

In 1934, the Natchez Garden Club voted to purchase a dilapidated building on Ellicott’s Hill overlooking the Mississippi River in downtown Natchez and to restore it as headquarters of the club. This was the first restoration project in Natchez.

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Stanton Hall

401 High Street

Stanton Hall, one of the most magnificent houses of antebellum America, stands on a rise on High Street, bordered by Pearl Street on the west and Commerce Street on the east.

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Melrose, one of the outstanding classic Greek Revival homes in Natchez, stands just more than a mile from the heart of the city on Melrose-Montebello Parkway.

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The Burn

712 North Union Street

John Periander Walworth built The Burn circa 1834. The current and eighth owners of the home are Glenn and Bridget Green.

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Local color

Don’t believe in ghosts? Think again.

Sheriffs aren’t likely to scare easily.

Good food never far in Miss-Lou

Southern hospitality means having a big heart, a warm hand and an endless appetite.

Memorial Hall taken on many roles in its long history

If Memorial Hall were a person it would surely qualify for some type of lifetime achievement award.

Area filled with famous faces

The Miss-Lou has had more than one local face with a national name — writers, news anchors, actors and musicians.