NATCHEZ, Ms (press release) Natchez is open for business after Hurricane Ida caused minimal damage to the southwest Mississippi city. Natchez’s accommodations, attractions and restaurants are open for business with availability for both evacuees and travelers.

“We are fortunate to have sustained little to no damage from Hurricane Ida and our hearts go out to those in Mississippi and Louisiana who were more severely impacted,” says Devin Heath, executive director of Visit Natchez. “Due to our abundance of bed and breakfasts, Natchez is suitable for long-term stays and many of the accommodations, including our hotels, allow guests to bring pets, do laundry and spend time outdoors.”

While in town, visitors and evacuees can stop at exceptional cultural institutions such as the Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture and the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians or enjoy strolls through the city’s historic homes and pedestrian-friendly downtown district, a hub for restaurants and nightlife. Upcoming events include the Grand Fall Pilgrimage, Y’all Means All Festival, Natchez Balloon Festival and much more.

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