To get a sense of what makes Jackson tick, step out and discover nearby areas such as Brandon, Canton, and Clinton.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. There are many excellent places to take the family for an afternoon including the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Mississippi Children's Museum and the Russell C Davis Planetarium. Visit the Mississippi Museum of Art, to get your fill of art.
If you are looking for great family fun, make a bee-line for the children’s attractions. Spend a day with our furry, finned and feathered friends at the Jackson Zoological Park.
Get active in nature while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Immerse yourself in nature and spend some quality time outdoors in public parks and gardens such as Riverside Park and Battlefield Park.
Spend an afternoon with fellow sports fans at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, cheering on local favorites, the 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.
Finding somewhere suitable to rest your head close to Gluckstadt is simple. The Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, the Best Western Plus Flowood Inn & Suites and the La Quinta Inn Jackson North are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.