Why go to Natchez?
More than 600 pre-Civil War structures still stand as museums, shops, historic homes and even B&Bs
Smoot's Grocery, home to the Delta blues, opens at 5; your ship might be leaving by then
Natchez offers the Museum of African-American History & Culture in addition to hundreds of antebellum mansions
Natchez Cruise Port Facilities?
American Cruise Lines docks their ships on the opposite side of the river from Natchez, in Vidalia, Louisiana. A shuttle runs regularly between the boat and town.
American Queen docks at an area called Natchez Under the Hill, where there are several shops and the Under-the-Hill Saloon. Several ATMs are found after a walk or ride up the hill to the main part of Natchez. The nearest ATM is at the Natchez Convention Center, 211 Main St.; another is at Concordia Bank, 300 Main St. There's also an ATM at Magnolia Bluff's Casino on Roth Hill Road.
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
Currency is the U.S. dollar. Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere.