Historic Natchitoches

Located in Northwest Louisiana, Natchitoches is a one-of-a-kind community full of culture, history, recreation, shopping and more! At the heart of Natchitoches lies the National Historic Landmark District, a 33-block area that serves as a shopping and dining paradise.

  • Shop in the 33-block historic district

  • Guided carriage tours

  • Guided walking tours at the Tourism Information Office

  • Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum

  • Beau Jardin Water Feature & Garden overlooking beautiful Cane River Lake

  • Taste the famous Natchitoches Meat Pie

  • Kaffie Frederick General Mercantile - the Oldest General Store in Louisiana

  • Tour 'Steel Magnolia' filming sites

  • Take in a festival from our full Calendar of Events

  • Visit the American Cemetery; oldest cemetery in the Louisiana Purchase

  • Enjoy all the Christmas Festival Activities

  • Oakland Plantation -Tours 

  • Magnolia Plantation Complex 

  • Melrose Plantation-Home to folk artist Clementine Hunter -Tours Available

  • Home of the NSU Demons!

  • The NEW Cane River Queen River Boat Tours

  • Cane River Micro Brewery

  • Trekking - 3 nature trails just opened at the Grady Erwin Nature Center.

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