Go Natchitoches, Lousiana!



Founded in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, Natchitoches is the original French Colony and oldest city in Louisiana, and celebrates a vibrant blend of French, Spanish, African, Native American and Creole cultures. This vibrant destination is home to the downtown National Historic Landmark District, the Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Melrose Plantation, and is part of the Cane River National Heritage Area and Louisiana’s No Man’s Land. It is also the final destination on the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.

From the Dark Woods Haunted Attraction to Christmas Celebrations and the re-opening of Cane River Creole National Historical Park and Melrose Plantation, Arlene Gould and Kelli West of Natchitoches Tourism talk with Big Blend Radio about what there is to experience in Natchitoches, during the fall season. Listen to the podcast in the YouTube player below. Do know that the local attractions, parks and historic sites, seasonal activities, events and festivities, are taking safety precautions and health regulations seriously during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic, and it is good to check http://natchitoches.com/ for any changes that may occur.

This episode of Big Blend Radio (below in the YouTube player) features Jay Sharplin, President of Sharpco Hotels Group in Natchitoches and Alexandria in Louisiana. Hear about their hotels and the great variety of experiences one can enjoy in this beautiful and diverse destination. There’s something for everyone! http://www.sharpcohotels.com/


Jigsaw Puzzle Tips: Enjoy making this puzzle of Cane River Lake in Downtown Natchitoches, while listening to the two Big Blend Radio interviews. Use the Full Screen facility to make the puzzle larger, the Image Icon to see the picture and the Ghost Icon for your background. Use your mouse roller or arrow keys to rotate the puzzle pieces and your mouse to click and drag the pieces to place them.


Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce

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