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Best of Jackson Guide

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Jackson
Hospitality and history make the capital city a great choice for a weekend jaunt. At Smith Robertson Museum, examine African-American struggles and triumphs. Historic Farish Street, a growing entertainment district, reveals a rich Blues heritage. Visit the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural Science, the Zoo, the Mississippi Children’s Museum and more. Find events, accommodations and restaurants to complete your experience in a city with soul.

All things to do » Things to do

Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Children's Museum
Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong... more Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong passion for learning, exploration and discovery. Visit the Mississippi Children's Museum and get inspired! Open Tuesday through Saturday 9a-5p and Sunday 1p-6p. Admission is $10 per person; children under the age of 1 year are free. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Mississippi State Capitol
Mississippi State Capitol
Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of... more Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of Mississippi state government activities. less
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum
Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view... more Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view dioramas and exhibits that trace the city's history. The museum also includes a large collection of Jefferson Davis memorabilia. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Owner description: Meet over 200 living species in our 100,000 gallon aquarium network. See native reptiles, fishes, and amphibians! Explore an entire wall of fossil specimens, Zygorhiza... more Owner description: Meet over 200 living species in our 100,000 gallon aquarium network. See native reptiles, fishes, and amphibians! Explore an entire wall of fossil specimens, Zygorhiza, Mosasaurus, and a giant Sloth. Check out deer, waterfowl, and Mississippi's endangered species exhibits. The Preschool Discovery Room features colorful murals and an iconic, giant treehouse with a slide. Plus, two miles of outdoor walking trails that wind through natural habitats. The museum was named the "2014 Escape to the Southeast Travel Attraction of the Year" by the Southeast Tourism Society. less
Attraction type: Natural History Museums
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Eudora Welty House and Garden
Eudora Welty House and Garden
The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Walker's Drive In
Walker's Drive In
Ranked #1 of 391 Restaurants in Jackson
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Lou's Full-Serv
Lou's Full-Serv
Ranked #2 of 391 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: USD 12 - USD 40
Cuisines: American
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Pig & Pint
The Pig & Pint
Ranked #3 of 391 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: USD 8 - USD 25
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Gastropub
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Char Restaurant
Char Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 391 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Parlor Market
Parlor Market
Ranked #5 of 391 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: USD 20 - USD 45
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Luxury Inn and Suites
2.5 of 5
Luxury Inn and Suites
USD 97 - USD 98
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Florence
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Comfort Inn
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn
USD 73 - USD 98
Ranked #7 of 38 Hotels in Jackson
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
USD 101 - USD 150
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Flowood
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Jackson Airport
2.5 of 5
La Quinta Inn & Suites Jackson Airport
USD 91 - USD 109
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Pearl
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Fairview Inn
4.0 of 5
Fairview Inn
USD 219 - USD 376
Ranked #1 of 38 Hotels in Jackson
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