Natchitoches Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
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Natchitoches Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

Natchitoches, LA – Historic Natchitoches, Louisiana will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week during May 3-11, 2014 with special events and discounts to area attractions.


May 3 - 11, 2014

Adai-Caddo Indian Nation Culture Center- $2 off admission

Alligator Park - 10% off admission

Magnolia Plantation Complex, Cane River Creole National Historical Park - FREE admission

Oakland Plantation, Cane River Creole National Historical Park - FREE admission

Natchitoches Fish Hatchery - FREE admission

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum - $5 Adults

Fort St. Jean State Historic Site - $4 Adults


May 6-11, 2014

Melrose Plantation - $1 off admission


May 10, 2014

Cane River Green Market - FREE admission

Amanda Shaw Concert & Firework Show - FREE admission

Women in Natchitoches Tricentennial Exhibition - FREE admission

Three Centuries, Three Cookbooks, Three Generations House and Patio Party - FREE admission

Women in the Natchitoches Colony Presentation - FREE admission


In 2013, travel and tourism business brought in more than $11 million in hotel/motel revenue in Natchitoches.  More than 27 million people visited Louisiana in 2013 and spent a total of $10.8 billion accounting for $807 million of the state's tax revenue.  The tourism industry is the 6th highest employer in the state meaning that one out of ten Louisiana jobs depend on tourism.


Natchitoches has been the destination for travelers since 1714, and it continues to be a tourism hub for central Louisiana. In 2014, Natchitoches began celebrating its 300th anniversary making it the oldest city in the state of Louisiana.


For more information on attractions and events in historic Natchitoches, visit the official travel site at, or call the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-259-1747.

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