Depending upon your time of arrival you may want to set out on foot and get to know the beautiful surroundings. Natchez is a grand city steeped in rich history and the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. This southern city has embraced and preserved the influences of Native American, European, Southern, and African American cultures, all of which have given her a timeless and unique blend of charm, grace, romance, mystery, and adventure. Natchez is best known for the preservation of its bountiful Greek Revival antebellum mansions and their meticulously maintained gardens. Between Main and Franklin Streets is the hub of Old Natchez with tree- lined streets, old homes, plenty of restaurants, antiques, and gift shops. Discover the intoxicating and majestic allure that has made Natchez one of the most exciting and fascinating cities in the south!