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Address: 2680 Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS 38804
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+1 800-305-7417
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This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS...

This 444-mile parkway follows a Native American footpath from Natchez, MS to Nashville, TN.

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Great history

Its a great trip if you like history. After a few hours, it does get monotonous but no more so than an Interstate. You have to plan ahead for fuel, hotels and food. There are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a great trip if you like history. After a few hours, it does get monotonous but no more so than an Interstate. You have to plan ahead for fuel, hotels and food. There are some towns along the way that are big enough to have everything.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Too dark at night, need Street lamps at junctions. Easy to miss turn offs. Exit's not clearly marked.

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Thank Mr Ed S
Tupelo, Mississippi
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The speed limit keeps this from being a 5 star. Beautiful scenery especially in the spring and fall. Not a place to be though, if you are in a hurry.

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Thank EPearson1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is really peaceful. Quite pretty! 50 mpg only. But it is pretty! It was nice to drive along therea

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Thank Lindakitchen8
Lafayette, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We live in a big country, and, traveling across it, we're typically trying to get from one city to the next as quickly as possible. The Natchez Trace is a 444-mile reminder to slow down and recall how much much beauty, history, and richness there is to be found between cities. You can't be in a hurry to get anywhere... More 

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Beaver City, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Never heard of this National Park. We only drove through part of this parkway. We stopped at a visitor center and the young man was very helpful. We walked back on the actual trail and saw 13 unknown Confederate Soldiers graves. It was beautiful and felt sacred. We found the Battlefield and found a cemetery that was old and beautiful... More 

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Boulder, CO
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a wonderful experience - so glad the National Park Service owns it. The drive is leisurely, not commercial establishments along the way, just frequent and remarkably interesting historic sites. Loved it.

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Thank elkabelka
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We ran away early Thanksgiving morning with a cooler picnic lunch, snacks, and hotel reservations in Florence Alabama. Beautiful fall foliage at the beginning point in Nashville, TN. We spent the next two days at a leisurely pace enjoying almost every stop between Nashville and Tishomingo state park in Mississippi. The website NatchezTracetravel.com was so helpful to study before leaving.... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were on a road trip and put the Natchez Trace Parkway on our itinerary. Too bad, because it was terribly boring. The parkway is very well maintained and the drive is pleasant and somewhat pretty, but mind-numbingly boring. Disappointed, but it is clearly no one's fault; it's just not interesting.

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Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Knoxville, Tennessee
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We've driven by the Natchez Trace Parkway many times and never had time to take it until now. We started in Tupelo, MS and drove north to the terminus near Nashville. We started about 1:30 p.m. at the Visitor's center near Tupelo. It's a route that definitely need planning because there are no food, lodging, or gas stops along the... More 

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