Welcome to Jackson - the City with Soul

Feel the Heartbeat of the South in the "City with Soul"   Jackson, Mississippi

Why do they call us the "City with Soul"?  Well, for one thing, the people here are just about the friendliest you’ll ever meet. And there are so many fun things to do in Jackson, the largest city in Mississippi. So many family-friendly places to discover in the metro area -- not to mention a hundred events, from heritage festivals to antique shows and symphony concerts to sports classics. Open up a world of new adventures when you travel to the City of Jackson, Mississippi -- the State Capital .

Are you a history and culture buff? There are many museums and attractions, Civil War, and Civil Rights sites just for you. A music lover? Stir your soul with great blues, gospel, jazz, and more. And the food! Bring along your appetite and savor our “down home” southern cooking, gourmet Southern Fusion, plus all your international favorites. You’ll love our charming neighborhood cafés, where the food is amazing and you’re treated like family. You’ve got over 250 restaurants to choose from!

If you’re looking to host an event or a meeting in Jackson, we offer flexible event space, a sparkling new convention complex, outstanding service by the most knowledgeable staff around, and more than 5,000 hotel rooms. Whatever the size, your event will take the spotlight in this city with small-town sensibilities and an upbeat attitude. Discover the wonders of Jackson travel!

Intrigued? Explore the highlights of Jackson tourism. Enliven your senses and awaken a new thirst for adventure when visiting Jackson, Mississippi. Celebrate the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center. Close your eyes and hear the cheers of the crowd at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum – named among the Top 10 “Most Amazing Baseball Museums in America” by ESPN. Take the kids to see the enchanting animals at the Jackson Zoological Park. Learn about the wonders of nature at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. See a memorable performance by the world-class Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, or grab a drink and a bite to eat at an authentic blues “juke joint.”

Our diverse Jackson tourism sights will send you into a blissful sensory overload. You won’t be able to see it all in one visit. So why don't you come back and see us again soon? We know you’ll fall in love with our city – heart and soul.

Indulge in a Southern-Style Feast for the Senses when you visit Jackson

The City with Soul  offers so much to do that you’ll be busy deciding which attractions, events and restaurants to visit next. You’ll just have to come back again. Call us at 1-800-354-7695 or 601-960-1891. Start planning your Jackson, Mississippi travel today.
 
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