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Jackson Attractions

Pick up a pen and some note paper — now you're ready to start compiling your itinerary for Jackson. This state capital has tons of sights and experiences that'll keep you on the move for days or even longer. Ready to jump into the very best of them?

Learn what makes Jackson tick with the very best tours & day trips. Look into our 10 fun activities in Jackson, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Jackson with Kids

You'll find plenty of fun activities to do with your kids in and near Jackson. Keep the crew entertained with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in Jackson

Escaping to Jackson on a budget? The following can be seen for zip.

Old Capitol Museum - Chock-full of fascinating displays and objects, this place is heaven for inquisitive minds.

Riverside Park - You can't beat this place if your goal is to loosen up and join in the fun.

Jackson State University (JSU) - Architecture fans will no doubt enjoy admiring the modern design of this landmark.

Lamar Life Building - Wander around this historic place and uncover some secrets from the past.

Old Mt Helm Baptist Church - Take a few moments for some prayer or meditation at this peaceful sacred site.

LeFleur's Bluff State Park - Appreciate the contrast between the city and nature's splendor at this breathtaking spot.

Battlefield Park - Organize a picnic and enjoy a relaxing stroll around the beautiful plants.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Jackson

Downtown Jackson

Downtown Jackson is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Mississippi Museum of Art and Mississippi State Capitol while you're in town.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I not miss in Jackson?

Don't go home without ticking off the following list of superb attractions:

  • Mississippi State Capitol
  • Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Mississippi Governors Mansion
  • Jackson Zoological Park

Are there cheap things to do in Jackson?

Keep more of your hard-earned coin in your wallet with these fun and frugal activities:

What can you do in Jackson for free?

You could store your wallet in the hotel safe for the day, because these top attractions will cost you nothing:

  • Jackson State University (JSU)
  • Metrocenter Mall
  • Medgar Evers Home
  • Old Capitol Museum