Jim and I have driven the entire length of the Natchez Trace Parkway -- from Tupelo Mississippi to Nashville Tennessee -- several times. (We have a friend who lives in Starkville, Mississippi. Enough said.) In total, the Natchez Trace Parkway covers 101 miles in the state of Tennessee, and passes through 7 Tennessee counties (from north to south): Davidson … [Read more...] about How To Enjoy The Natchez Trace Parkway In Nashville When You’ve Only Got An Hour
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
Awhile ago, I started keeping a collection of tips and reviews from others who've traveled on the Natchez Trace Parkway. I'm sharing the ones that provide helpful information that I think others might benefit from -- should they, too, decide to venture along the Natchez Trace Parkway. … [Read more...] about What It’s Like To Drive On The Natchez Trace Parkway
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 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?
When you're driving along the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee, there is absolutely no passing from Milemarker 428 all the way til the end of the Parkway at Milemarker 444. … [Read more...] about Is It A Dotted Line?… Or A Double Yellow Line?… Can You Pass On The Natchez Trace Parkway?
Who are the Slowski's? No, not those 2 turtles from the Comcast commercials, Bill and Karolyn, who are constantly trying to prove that "going slow" in life is a good thing. (They spell their last name S-L-O-W-S-K-Y.) A couple of those commercials are pretty funny though... as seen in this video: The Slowsky's Push It... Push It Real Good. "YOU push it... push … [Read more...] about Have You Seen The Slowski’s On The Natchez Trace Parkway Yet?
I'm often asked questions like, "How much bike traffic is there on the Trace?" And when it comes to motorcycles, cars, trucks & RV's... "How many people drive on the Natchez Trace Parkway anyway?" … [Read more...] about Just How Much Traffic Will You Find On The Natchez Trace Parkway?
Motorcycles... and bicycles... and cars... oh my! Truth is, those are only some of the vehicles you'll find sharing the road on the Natchez Trace Parkway... … [Read more...] about ‘Share The Road’ On The Natchez Trace Parkway
Did you know?... Not only are commercial vehicles prohibited on the Natchez Trace Parkway, but the speed limit is closely regulated as well. In fact, the maximum speed limit along the Natchez Trace Parkway is a mere 50 mph most of the way. And for one long stretch of roadway, it's only 40 mph. ...Talk about a nice, long, leisurely drive! … [Read more...] about What’s The Speed Limit On The Natchez Trace Parkway?