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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour
"Board a mini-coach outside your New Orleans hotel and start your 3-hour tour with a drive to the French Quarter where you’ll find some of the city’s most classic architecture and interesting history.Drive past Creole townhouses and shotgun homes a highly popular style of Southern homes in the early 1860s. Peek into courtyards and pass by small shops selling herbs candles oils and amulets used in ancient voodoo traditions and rituals. A highlight of the French Quarter is Jackson Square a stately park and US National Historic Landmark.Pass through the neighborhood of Tremé and the lovely Garden District home to one of the country's best-preserved collections of Southern mansions. Here you’ll see the longest bridge in the world
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Private Tour: Honey Island Swamp by Boat
"Your tour starts in Slidell a town about 30 miles (48 km) north of central New Orleans where you’ll find Honey Island Swamp — one of the last protected wetlands in Louisiana. Meet your private guide a native of the area aboard a custom-made swamp boat that holds a maximum of 10 passengers and begin your 2-hour exploration of the wildlife preserve.
As your guide explains the history of Louisiana’s wetlands and swamp ecosystem the quiet flat-bottom boat glides safely through the fertile swamplands
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Honey Island Swamp Tour With Transport
"After pickup from your hotel in New Orleans it's a short drive across Lake Pontchartrain to Honey Island Swamp a wildlife preserve that is one of the last protected wetlands in Louisiana. Your guide welcomes you aboard a custom-made 22-passenger flat-bottom boat. The smaller sized quiet boat can fit through narrow passages in the swamp foliage so that you see more and get closer to wildlife. It’s the ideal way to take in the lush environment of Cajun country. As your guide explains the history of Louisiana’s wetlands and s be on the lookout for resident wildlife including alligators raccoons owls
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Ante-bellum homes

This is the inside of one of the many Civil War plantation homes that you can visit while in Natchez, MS. Many of the original relics and artifacts are original to the homes, which helps to create a...
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Mississippi Gulf Beaches

The beaches in Gulfport and especially Biloxi are absolutely gorgeous...the sand is VERY fine and is somewhat free of shells. Personally, I prefer Biloxi Beach because it appears to be cleaner and has...
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Mile 260 - Oren Dunn Museum

This is not officially related to the Parkway, but it made a fitting exit for me in Tupelo. This is another of those poky but charming museums of Southern rural life, with an old schoolroom, and old...
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Mile 193.1 - Jeff Busby

Mississippi is not a land of expansive vistas, so this is special. A pleasant hike brings you to the highest point on the Trace, all of 603 feet! This is also a picnic area and campground.(On February...
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Mile 180.7 - French Camp

An old sorghum farm and several related buildings are the occasion for a pleasant walk. Even if the little museums are closed - as they were on this late Summer evening - this is a nice stroll. Nearby...
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Mile 122 - Cypress Swamp

This was the one spot that made me want to travel the Natchez Trace Pathway in the first place.You know that pull you experience while staring into Niagara Falls... I had that same pull here. I...
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Mile 54.8 - Rocky Springs

This one might as well be a hoax. The markers indicate that a thriving little town of 2000+ once stood here, which fell victim of erosion, yellow fever, and the boll weevil (take you pick, I guess)....
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Mile 41.5 - Sunken Trace

This is a haunting segment of the original road. Imagine how many steps it took to give the path this distinctive curve. Many of the typical Natchez Trace photos are taken at this spot. Unfortunately,...
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Mile 15.5 - Mount Locust Inn and Plantation

This is a well restored inn, and also a visitor center, where you can pick up the indispensable map of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Mount Locust is actually one of the oldest structures in the state,...
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V I C K S B U R G

Vicksburg is in Warren County, western Mississippi and was founded in 1811. It is largely situated on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers which played a large part in the economy and...
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P O R T . G I B S O N

Port Gibson lies in the Kudzu (vine) covered hills of Claiborne County, just off the Natchez Trace. Union General U.S. Grant declared Port Gibson as "The town too beautiful to burn." during his drive...
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N A T C H E Z

Natchez had its beginnings almost 300 years ago and is the oldest civilised settlement on the River. Previously the area was inhabited by prehistoric Indians then later by the Natchez Indians. The...
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B I L O X I

Biloxi is the oldest French settlement in the Mississippi Valley. Since its discovery, Biloxi has changed hands many times and served under eight flags (French, English, Spanish, West Florida...
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G U L F P O R T

Gulfport is located in Harrison County on the Gulf of Mexico. It lies near Biloxi along Highway 90. William H. Hardy and Joseph T. Jones were Gulfport's founders. Between them they wanted to create a...
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875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Mississippi, 39530, United States
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