We are fortunate to live close to the Natchez Trace Parkway in Nashville. It's a true gem in terms of roadways, scenic destinations, and outdoor fun. Over the past several years, I have spent many many hours hiking, bicycling, picnicking, motorcycling, jeeping, camping, and walking my dog there. The Trace is one of the National Scenic Byways that passes through … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons The Natchez Trace Pkwy Should Be On Your Bucket List
Fun facts and helpful info about the Natchez Trace Parkway - from Tennessee through Alabama and into Mississippi - to help you get the most from your visit there.
I'm always intrigued by pictures and historical facts, and I love the Natchez Trace Parkway, so I was thrilled to receive an advanced copy of this pictorial history book by the Natchez Trace Parkway Association. Who better to share photos and fun facts with the public about the Natchez Trace Parkway, right? The Natchez Trace Parkway Association formed in 1934 to promote the … [Read more...] about Building The Natchez Trace Parkway: A Review
Following is a growing collection of interesting quotes which mention the Natchez Trace Parkway. It's a beautiful stretch of roadway that spans from Tupelo, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee. Perhaps you'll glean some more reasons why The Trace is a place that should not be missed... … [Read more...] about Not-So-Famous Quotes About The Natchez Trace Parkway
If you're not from around here, then you might be wondering if ticks are a problem in the Nashville Tennessee area. Yes, ticks are something you should take into consideration whenever you're outdoors, in high grass or thick woods, and definitely when you're hiking around the Natchez Trace Parkway! Take it from someone who's received a lot of tick bites while living in … [Read more...] about Yes, There Are Ticks Here In Nashville!
Some of the best information about the Natchez Trace Parkway is available from the people who've been there, done that... and written about it. Here are the best books available on the topic of the Natchez Trace Parkway -- including its history, recent pictures, biking tips, and recommendations for sightseeing travelers. Enjoy! #1 - The most helpful guidebook for … [Read more...] about Best Books About The Natchez Trace Parkway
Southern Living magazine recently listed their Readers Choice Awards in the January 2008 issue. The Natchez Trace Parkway won 2nd place for Scenic Highway. … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace Parkway Won A Readers Choice Award From Southern Living Magazine
Leo dropped us an email the other day... Hi, we are first time visitors in the Southern States of the US. We are planning a trip from NYC to Miami, visiting the Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Pwy. On our way to Jackson/New Orleans we planned to stay in Tupelo overnight and driving down the NTP. We will be there mid-September. Will the leaves be changing colors then? Or is this too … [Read more...] about Tips For Out Of Towners Planning A Trip To The Natchez Trace Parkway
The only bad thing about driving on the Natchez Trace Parkway in the summertime (...especially the blazing hot summer days we've been having this summer!) is: there's no place to park in the shade! Not in Tennessee anyways. … [Read more...] about The Only Downside To Driving On The Natchez Trace Parkway…
For what it's worth, there's a band called Natchez Trace. I found that in itself kind of interesting. However, I have yet to learn why they named their band Natchez Trace. Especially since they're out of Michigan. Here's what I know about the band... photo via www.NatchezTrace.us … [Read more...] about Natchez Trace… The Band
The one and only place the speed limit changes on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee is between milemarker 428.7 and milemarker 429.5 in Leiper's Fork, TN. But wait, a point of clarification is in order... … [Read more...] about Where Does The Speed Limit Change On The Natchez Trace Parkway?