Pronounced as nack-a-tish, Natchitoches is the oldest permanent settlement here, having been established in 1714. More than a million visitors come to the city every year. Be among them by getting a bus charter in Natchitoches, Louisiana and visiting the city today.
A bus charter in Natchitoches, Louisiana can easily accommodate up to 60 people, so get yur friends on one and head out to these places:
Visit the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, a complex that cost $23 million to build and that houses an extensive collection of memorabilia and portraits of at least 300 legendary athletes from all over the state. The history museum section gives you a glimpse of history from the early Native Americans to the present time. You can also admire the building that houses the museums.
Shop at the historic downtown district, where you have 38 blocks' worth of restaurants and retailers open to serve you. Stores here include Bathhouse Soapery & Caldarium, Cora's Antiques & Gifts, Front Street Antiques and Collectables, and Jeanne's Country Garden, among many others. There are also several other retailers at different points of the city. And why not buy from the oldest store in the state of Louisiana, or something close to that when you shop at Kaffie Frederick General Mercantile Store, which is housed inside the historic Old Hardware Store building?
When it comes to food, the city has several options. Be sure to try the Cajun Creole meat pies, as well as the crawfish pies that Lasyone's is famous for.
Visit the American Cemetery, which is widely regarded as the oldest cemetery in the entire Louisiana Purchase. You can also check out the Jewish Cemetery and the Catholic Cemetery. Then there are plantations you can tour, such as the Magnolia Plantation Complex, with 18 acres of space that includes outbuildings such as a plantation store, blacksmith shop, gin barn and eight cabins. There is also the Oakland Plantation with more than a dozen of its original outbuildings still standing, including the overseer's house, carriage house, mule barn, and the cabin.
Further, you have the Cane River National Heritage Area, where you can find all of these plantations, and several houses and structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Be sure to visit Beau Hardin, one of the city's newest garden areas and which doubles as an event venue. Then you can also go to any of the city's parks and recreational facilities, including City Park, East Natchitoches Recreation Complex, Garrett Spray Park, and Highland Park, among others.
Check out the Natchitoches Alligator Park, where you have seven acres of space where you can see alligators as well as enjoy Cajun music and food. You can also go to Bayou Pierre Alligator Park, where you can feed the alligators.
You can go on a Steel Magnolias tour and check out the various shooting locations for the film.
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