FC: Natchez Trace Road Trip | October 2012
1: Lake Time | Fun at the Lake House | We started our trip with a visit to GG and Poppy's lake house in Wetumpka. The day was spent relaxing on the water.
2: Go faster, GG! | Brad and Cristy out for a spin on the jet ski. | The dock
3: Sawyer and the kayak | What a fun day
4: Swamp Tour in New Orleans
5: New Orleans
6: Long | The largest octagonal house in the United States | Longwood Plantation, Natchez, Mississipppi
7: During our second stop, we met a man and his wife that used to work in Pikeville - small world! | Emerald Mound, at milepost 10.3, is the second largest Mississippian period ceremonial mound in the United States, and the largest mound along the Natchez Trace Parkway. The mound provides a glimpse into the story of the Mississippian period people who lived along the Natchez Trace. | Starting the Natchez Trace in Natchez, Mississippi | Mount Locust, at milepost 15.5, is the only remaining inn, or "stand" on the Parkway.
8: Vicksburg Battlefield
10: Fun outside the Mississippi Craft Center near Jackson, Misissippi
12: Cypress Swamp
14: The Rock Spring Nature Trail at milepost 330.2 is a short half mile loop trail that takes you past Colbert Creek and away from the traffic of the parkway.
18: Double Arch Bridge
19: Birdsong Hollow at milepost 438 provides views of the double-arched bridge which rises 155 feet above the valley below. The bridge received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence in 1995.