UPDATE: The voting ended. Natchitoches is the 5th best in the Best Choice Reader’s Choice vote.
We know here in the Ark-la-Tex that Natchitoches is one of the best small towns. Now USA Today has put the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase in the running for the 10Best Readers’ Choice 2020 contest. It’s up for Best Historic Small Town. You can vote here for the best right now (Vote Natchitoches)!
According to the press release from the Natchitoches Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, voting for the category opens June 1 and remains open through June 29. “We are proud to be recognized with a nomination for Best Historic Small Town,” said Natchitoches Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Arlene Gould. “We have been the destination of travelers for more than 300 years and plan to continue that legacy for many, many more.”
The other cities up for the bragging rights include: Abilene, KS; Astoria, OR; Beaufort, SC; Berkley Springs, WV; Bisbee, AZ; Cape May, NJ; Cedar Key, FL; Clarksdale, MS; Concord, MA; Essex, CT; Granbury, TX; Lahaina, HI; Leadville, CO; Mackinac Island, MI; St Augustine, FL; Ste. Genevieve, MO; Valparaiso, IN; Virginia City, NV; and Williamsburg, VA.
Natchitoches certainly qualifies as the best historic small town. It’s over 300 years old. The historic downtown contains many fantastic restaurants and quaint shopping experiences. They claim to be the B&B Capital of Louisiana and film goers around the world see sites of the city in Steel Magnolias.
Don’t forget, Natchitoches needs your vote to be the best! Vote here once a day.
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