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Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway

Tim Jackson, Taryn Chase Jackson, F. Lynne Bachleda (Based on a Book by)


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Enjoy the Best Road Trip in the South

The Natchez Trace Parkway is 444 miles of rolling hills, historic sites, and beautiful scenery--from Mississippi, through Alabama, and to Tennessee. Countless discoveries await you on a route that everyone should traverse at least once. The historic byway is peppered with fantastic food options and unforgettable attractions, and you want to experience the best of them. This guidebook is essential in planning the perfect trip for yourself, your friends, or your entire family.

Whether you're exploring a few miles or a few hundred, maximize your enjoyment with the Guide to the Natchez Trace Parkway. There's a visual delight at every turn.

Inside You'll Find

  • More than 100 destination highlights, including the best food, lodging, historical sites, and attractions
  • Essential information, from Parkway rules to tips about when to travel
  • Practical advice for hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians
  • Nearly 100 possible milepost stops, sorted into categories

Menasha Ridge Press, 9781634042819, 168pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2020

About the Author

Tim Jackson met Taryn while in a creative nonfiction MFA program in 2004, and they have been married since 2009. They live in Northwest Alabama--about 20 miles from the Natchez Trace Parkway--with their two dogs and a rabbit. Both are writers and editors who love to travel and explore. Both love music. They lived in the area of Asheville, North Carolina, for seven years before moving to Alabama in 2018. Taryn Chase Jackson writes grant proposals for nonprofits but has also worked in universities, museums, and educational technology. Her writing has been published in "Southern Living," "The Roanoke Times," "The Laurel of Asheville," New River Voice," "Chautauquan Daily," and "Guide to Phone Apps" magazine. Tim and Taryn met at Goucher College where they both earned MFAs in Creative Nonfiction. This is their second co-writing effort. The first, "Images of America: Weaverville," was a pictorial history of a North Carolina town near Asheville, released by Arcadia Publishing in September 2015. Taryn has also taught workshops on memoir writing and social media for small businesses. She enjoys singing with the Shoals Chamber Singers, making mixed media art, and shopping at estate sales.