Slow Travel on the Natchez Trace Parkway

Slow travel is popular with babyboomers these days. Learn a little history about the Natchez Trace Parkway, get outdoors for some hiking, biking, and camping. See this babyboomer’s recommendation for travel in the South.

Slow Travel at Sunken Trace on Natchez Trace Parkway

History, and Hiking, and Hammocks, Oh My!

“This 444-mile-long, narrow federal preserve is ideal for slow travel in a vehicle (50 mile-per-hour speed limit), on a bicycle, and by foot or horseback. The road and only 412.5 feet on either side of the road are federal lands. The terrain is flat with croplands, pastures, fields, and forests decorated with Spanish moss…

If you prefer to camp and hang out in your hammock, this link to ReserveAmerica.com will help you find private and state campgrounds along the Parkway.”