Natchez Mansions are a big tourist attraction. Paddles boats on the Mississippi River are another big attraction.
In the Spring, the city hosts the Confederate Pageant that recreates the Old South featuring local performers in antebellum costumes.
There are 500 antebellum buildings in the city of Natchez.
Connelly'Tavern is located on Ellicott Hill at 200 Canal Street. It was built in 1798 at the location where Andrew Elliott raised the American Flag in defiance of Spain.
Many mansions are privately owned by descendents of the original owners. These antebellum homes represent a variety of architecture styles such as Greek Revival, Italianate style, Creole or Classical structures. They are typical early plantation homes. Most all contain the original period furnishings and antiques. some have formal gardens and landscaped courtyards. All are either a National Historic Landmark or listed on the National Register. Some are museums. Some of these Antebellum homes are open for tours. Some offer lodging accommodations.
Auburn Mansion was built in 1812 and located on the corner of Auburn and Duncan Avenue. It is noted for its free standing spiral staircase. It is a bricked mansion built in the classical style.
The Burn Mansion was built in 1832 and located at 712 North Union Street. It is a 3 story mansion with a outstanding semi elliptical staircase. It is listed on the national register.
The Cherokee Mansion was built between 1794 - 1810. It is located at 217 High Street. It is Greek Revival architecture with an unusual floor plan and winding stairs.
D'Evereux House is located at D'Evereux Drive. It was built in 1840. It has a rare set of china.
Dixie House was built from 1795-1828. It is located at 211 South Wall Street. It is a Greek Revival townhouse with period antiques.
Dunleith House was built in 1856. It is located at Homochitto Street. It is Greek Revival architecture with English and French period furnishing (18th and 19th century).