Natchez, Mississippi


Natchez, the birthplace of Mississippi, celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2016. It’s the oldest continuous settlement on the Mississippi River—and it’s still small with a population under 16,000.


It’s also only about 90 miles from Baton Rouge, so there’s a great opportunity to combine the two cities.


Natchez offers more antebellum historic houses than any other location in the U.S., and it’s also the bed and breakfast capital of the South.

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