Remember that staying in one place can only ever give you a small window into the broader rhythms and life-ways of a region. So schedule in some time to discover Jackson - Southwest's range of sights and attractions. Places in the vicinity of Hazlehurst are Brookhaven, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Byram, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the north of Hazlehurst is Jackson, a regional center where you can explore Metrocenter Mall, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum and Jackson State University (JSU). Mississippi Coliseum, Riverside Park and Mississippi Children's Museum are among the many other attractions here that should be on every visitor's to-do list.
Head to Jackson - Southwest's history museums. These are excellent spots to hang out, especially on inclement days.
Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend the day mountain biking or hiking.
When planning your vacation to Hazlehurst, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport, Evers International Airport, is situated in in Jackson, 35 miles (56 kilometers) away.