Natchez, Mississippi, is a stop on many Mississippi River cruises. The town offers visitors historic sites, beautiful architecture, good food, and a casino.
Tours of Natchez include carriage tours, Antebellum homes, literary tours, ghost tours, and bike tours. Natchez downtown walking tours by the National Park Service are 60 to 90 minutes long and are free.
Natchez National Historical Park includes the William Johnson House and the Melrose estate. At Melrose there are tours of the main house and of the gardens. Melrose is an elegant mansion built in 1841.
Bluff Park is a grassy promenade that overlooks the Mississippi River. Browse "Antique Row" shops on Franklin Street, or the art galleries around town. Try your luck at the Magnolia Bluffs Casino.
Learn more about overnight Mississippi riverboat cruises out of New Orleans.