Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Natchitoches
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Natchitoches
... the finale to the Hunger Games Trilogy: Mockingbird Part 1. We saw six movies this week--two at each of two drive-ins and two to get ready. None of them was excellent, but none of them was terrible, either, and for drive-in fare, that's going some.
And that was just about that for the Christmas trip. Sunday is the super long driving day: 800 miles or so to home. But we're ready to get there, so we will try to drive it straight through.
... there. Located in the middle of a three-hundred year-old city, the modern structure (see the photos) was more than a little out of place. The citizens of Natchitoches weren't about to turn down a $7 million building, so the Hall of Fame was built in the middle of an "old town" that is draped in banners heralding their 300th year anniversary. A little weird.... We explored close to the B&B and ate dinner at one of the few places that was open. A rather plain vacation day ...
... in the middle of their 19th annual rhythm and blues festival. We quickly made our way down to the Cane River Lake where the festival was blaring. A few minutes and a short walk away, we were listening to their hometown singer who recently departed "The Voice", TV show. DeShawn Washington was followed later in the evening by The Marshall Tucker Band. In between, we sampled Natchitoches specialties such as meat pies, opalousas, gumbo and bananas foster. Nice southern ...
... buildings - the main house, the Yucca House and the African House are original. The remaining buildings have been brought in over the years as the need for additional buildings to house artists and writers was needed and for many years it was an artists colony. The most famous painter was Clementine Hunter who was one of the South's premier primitive artists. Her house is located on the property. She died at the age of 101 and had ...
... is very picturesque. In addition, it is the home of North-Western University which is a very large campus. We had dinner at Mama's Oyster House. Great dinner of gumbo, étouffée and crab cakes. Highly recommended. Many of the plantation homes still exist some of which are still private homes. Tomorrow we will head out to some of these plantations and other historic ...