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Natchez Trace Parkway Won A Readers Choice Award From Southern Living Magazine

Southern Living magazine recently listed their Readers Choice Awards in the January 2008 issue.

The Natchez Trace Parkway won 2nd place for Scenic Highway.


In 1st place was the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, NC. (More about the Blue Ridge Parkway here, here, and here.)

And in 3rd place: Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park (Virginia).

The Natchez Trace Parkway’s 2nd place rating was well-deserved. This historic 444-mile stretch of roadway spans between Tupelo, Mississippi and Nashville, Tennessee.

horse-natchez-trace-parkway-sign.jpg The Natchez Trace Visitor’s Center is located in Tupelo, Mississippi.

View an interactive map of the Natchez Trace Parkway, and listen to narrative by Southern Living’s travel editor.

After tallying a landslide of more than 47,000 ballots, editors at Southern Living proclaimed winners in 15 categories. Tennessee attractions recognized by Southern Living readers are… Shopping: Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge; Scenic Highway: Natchez Trace Parkway; Mountain Destination: Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge.  — Tennessee Tourism Department