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Historic District Shopping

Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Closed Sundays

I was so looking forward to shopping in the historic district, having researched that Natchitoches... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jcajay
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
via mobile
No antiques really, but still nice

There are a bunch of nice shops on Front Street, but not a bunch of antique shops. We did enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Emily L
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Lufkin, Texas
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Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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"fudge"
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"small town"
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"stores and restaurants"
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"shop owners"
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"fireworks show"
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"bed and breakfast"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was so looking forward to shopping in the historic district, having researched that Natchitoches was considered one of the best small southern towns. However the chamber of commerce should work with local retailers and restaurants to encourage Sunday hours. Most businesses and restaurants were...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are a bunch of nice shops on Front Street, but not a bunch of antique shops. We did enjoy the Bathhouse, Louisiana Purchase and Cane River Candy Co.

Thank Emily L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s like a tiny, safe, clean, quiet New Orleans French market feel. Just a great little place to stroke through and shop and eat.

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shopping and n Natchitoches downtown will make for @ fun day for friends and families. The place is friendly and lots of unique stores.

Thank allfrances
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stayed at a bed and breakfast within walking distance of the historic area. Easy to get around. Very well maintained. Enjoyed going into all the different shops. Lots of friendly people.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Natchitoches has a great downtown area with lots of cool shops. Some are more pricey. Some are very reasonable. There are antiques, and then there are brand new things. There are lots of clothing stores and all kinds of cool places to eat. Of course,...More

Thank sally8363
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I was not aware of the Christmas decorations downtown and along the river front. It was a treat and the fireworks show was great. The little shows were a plus just wish more would have been open. Parking was a nightmare. We spent $20 to...More

Thank TXLNSTR
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We have visited Natchitoches more times than we can count but have NEVER seen the movie,"Steel Magnolias". The next to last day we were there the weather was cold and wet so we watched the movie in our hotel room (thanks, Amazon). The next day...More

Thank tomthbomb
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We loved all the shops as well as the shop owners. The talked to the owner of the "oldest hardware store". He was amazing as he shared pictures and history of the place. Lots of original and different shops to browse through. Such a beautiful...More

Thank Qtrmilecrazy
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We love to visit this town. Beautiful shops and friendly people everywhere you go. Shopping is great for gifts and hard to find items. Great variety of items to choose from.

Thank Rozalyn Franzen M
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WendyBird515
13 April 2016|
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Response from MzLadybug | Reviewed this property |
Restaurants are open. Such as for brunch. I recommend Mama's. Some of the shops open after lunch time.
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ssauter
6 January 2015|
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Response from Anita G | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a B&B that was within walking distance of the shops. The sweet Cane Inn is the one we chose and although the room was smaller than we thought it was clean and the Innkeeper was really helpful. Parking leaves a... More
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