Natchitoches, The One Christmas Town In Louisiana That's Simply A Must Visit This Season
Established in 1714, Natchitoches is known for being the oldest settlement in the territory contained within the Louisiana Purchase. With its impressive 33-block historic district and countless bed and breakfast inns peppered throughout the town, Natchitoches is a picture-perfect town to spend a few days exploring. While beautiful year-round, during the holidays our little Louisiana gem transforms into one of the most impressive Christmas towns in Louisiana, attracting visitors from all over the United States. If you haven’t been to the Natchitoches Christmas Festival, be sure to carve out some time this holiday season to check out this dazzling display.
If you were to do a search for “Christmas towns near me,” Natichitoches would most certainly pop up at the top of the list!
Have you ever visited the Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights? If so, do you think it is one of the best Christmas towns in Louisiana? Share your memories with us in the comments!
If you’re interested in making a weekend trip to Natchitoches you might want to stay a night or two in this comfy Airbnb cabin.
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Where can we celebrate the holidays in New Orleans?
- Celebration in the Oaks at City Park features a 2.25-mile Driving Tour and Walking Tour, with over a million twinkling lights, amusement park rides, and more.
- The NOLA Christmas Fest is an indoor event featuring 300,000 square feet of rides, an ice skating rink, slides, and more.
- The Miracle on Fulton Street Festival features live music, a gingerbread village, and spectacular lights on the New Orleans downtown buildings.
Read on to learn more about some of the other ways to celebrate the holidays in New Orleans.
What are some of the best restaurants in New Orleans?
- Dat Dog offers is all about hot dogs—meat and vegan varieties—with more combinations than you can possibly imagine.
- Shaya serves authentic foods from Israel and is also one of the best Israeli restaurants in New Orleans.
- The Dong Phong Bakery name is kind of a misnomer because in addition to great pastries they also serve up great Vietnamese food.
Read on to learn more about some of the best restaurants in New Orleans.
Where can we find natural wonders around Louisiana?
- Driskill Mountain in Bienville offers spectacular views from the summit, which is also the tallest natural summit in Louisiana.
- Lake Located near Breaux Bridge is situated within the Cypress Island Preserve and offers hiking and kayaking opportunities,
- Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico is Louisiana’s only inhabited barrier island, attracting beach combers, fishing enthusiasts, and bird watchers from all over the state.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other stunning natural wonders around Louisiana.