Traveling the Trace: A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez
Only three national parks have more visitors each year than the Natchez Trace Parkway, a national park of great natural beauty and historical ... Show synopsis Only three national parks have more visitors each year than the Natchez Trace Parkway, a national park of great natural beauty and historical significance that follows a 450-mile course from Nashville, Tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi. First used as a vital transportation link by Native Americans and later by "kaintucks" and frontiersmen, today the Trace is experienced by more than 13 million visitors a year. "Traveling the Trace" explores the parkway and sights within 30 miles of either side of the Natchez Trace. In addition to the well-known stops, the authors visit side roads most tourists ignore or don't know exist. It is a guide to: 25 Civil War sites 73 antebellum homes 65 museums and art galleries 78 antique shops and malls 72 bed and breakfasts 56 campgrounds 175 restaurants 49 spots for water sports and a whole lot more "One of the ten most outstanding scenic byways in America." ―"Scenic Byways Bulletin" "Distances on the Natchez Trace are measured as much in places, people, and history as in miles." ―"Southern Living"