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The Historic Mississippi Inn That Will Transport You Back To Days Long Gone

Of all the sites along the Natchez Trace Parkway, Mount Locust is definitely among the most interesting. Not only is it one of the oldest buildings in the area, it’s also the only remaining inn on the Trace. Perfectly preserved, a visit to Mount Locust Inn will transport you back to days long gone. Take a look:

Mount Locust Inn is located at milepost 15.5 on the Natchez Trace Parkway. The site, which is free to tour, is open daily (except Christmas day) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit the National Park Service website or call (601) 445-4211.

Looking for some more historic spots in the state? Check out “These 11 Hidden Gems In Mississippi Hold Historic Keys To The Past.”

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.