Richland, Flowood and Jackson, are nearby suburbs which are also worth exploring.
Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Mississippi Children's Museum and the Russell C Davis Planetarium. The area is a great place for those who love art. Make sure you see the Mississippi Museum of Art.
Get active out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Bring a picnic, read a book, or just relax in the shade at Riverside Park and Battlefield Park.
If you're crazy about sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local legends, the Jackson State University Tigers, take to the field in nearby Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. On game days follow the procession of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown, the Best Western Plus Flowood Inn & Suites and the Hampton Inn & Suites Jackson-Coliseum are just some of the many great places to stay around here.