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Historic District Shopping

Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Great area

We stayed at a bed and breakfast within walking distance of the historic area. Easy to get around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Homer, Michigan
Shop til You Drop

Natchitoches has a great downtown area with lots of cool shops. Some are more pricey. Some are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“the river” (43 reviews)
“front street” (39 reviews)
Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on Christmas Eve. The lights along the river front were beautiful. Of the stores that were still open, the employees were very personable and the prices were quite reasonable for such specialty stores.

Thank DrMomma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we travelled miles to visit to see the lights at Christmas - worth it! Nicely done over the river so great reflections. Lovely little town. Nice people. Nice shops.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each year when we visit this is the mainstay of the trip. Always take time to visit the shops, best in the cooler months.

Thank JL_Bert
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Charming front street stops enjoyed the day walking to each. Only wish there were a little more variety among them, as a lot of the shops sold the same things.

Thank Sarah L
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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.
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