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By Air : Natchitoches Parish Airport is just an hour away at the Alexandria-Esler Regional Airport (50 miles south) and the Shreveport Regional Airport (65 miles north). Both airports are served by American, Continental and Northwest. Shreveport is also served by Delta, TWA and U.S. Air.

By Car : Natchitoches is within easy reach by car via Interstate 49. Take Hwy. 6 exit 138, 5 miles to Natchitoches. Interstate 49 connects with I-20 to the north in Shreveport and I-10 in Lafayette. When traveling from south Louisiana to Natchitoches, consider using I-49 exit 119. Louisiana 119 will take you on a scenic drive through the plantation country. Another route is via I-49 exit 127 that connects to LA Hwy. 1, just south of Natchitoches. State Hwy. 84/Hwy 6 connects Natchitoches to Natchez, Mississippi on the east and Lufkin, Texas on the west.

Trolley Tours : You can take a one hour narrated tour of historic Natchitoches including around the filming sites of Steel Magnolias. Adults are $8.00 and the tours leave from the Riverbank area. There are no other forms of local transport..

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  • Updated Mar 26, 2003
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