To get a sense of what makes Jackson tick, step out and explore surrounding areas like Jackson, Clinton, and Downtown Jackson.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a rewarding holiday destination. Discover the various museums and collections in the Russell C Davis Planetarium. Visit the Mississippi Museum of Art, to get your fix of art.
Looking for things to amuse the kids? Discover the various child-friendly destinations nearby. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and learn about animal biodiversity at the Jackson Zoological Park.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Follow the paths through botanical displays, throw a frisbee, or just enjoy the fresh air at Battlefield Park.
Spend an afternoon with fellow football lovers at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, cheering on the popular Jackson State University Tigers. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear blue and white, the colors of the Jackson State University Tigers.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, the Hampton Inn & Suites Jackson-Coliseum, and the popular Comfort Inn Jackson.