Spend a Spring Day in the City With Soul

If the pollen and pop up storms don't get to you, there's no better time than spring to explore Jackson!

The Lamar Life Building
Credit: Tate Nations

Take a Walking Architectural Tour

Jackson has a Frank Lloyd Wright house? Belhaven is the oldest historic residential neighborhood in the state? Eudora Welty's father was responsible for Jackson's first skyscraper? See them all - and learn about more locations here as you stroll around Jackson, mostly downtown, to experience significant and varied architectural styles in the city.

a customer looks through shelves of books
Lemuria Books
Credit: McMurtray Photography

Shop Local

Mom and pop shops are the backbone of any local economy. In Jackson, the unique story of the city is told through retailers, restaurants and other entrepreneurs who use their businesses to build success for their families and the community. Shopping local matters.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit play Thalia Mara in April

Catch a Show

From Broadway performances to headlining musical acts, the "birthplace of America's music" (Mississippi) and the "birthplace of Southern soul" (Jackson) know how to put on a show! Experience the arts, theater and literature, a live band in Jackson!

a woman in a robe sits near aromatherapy
Soul Spa at The Westin Jackson.
Credit: Drew Dempsey

Revive and Relax

If you want a place to lay your head - or a chance to reenergize your soul, Jackson can accommodate with a variety of overnight stay options and local ways to pamper yourself.

The Museum Trail
Credit: Salam Rida

Play Outside

Spring temps are mild in Jackson and getting outside is a must! From kayaking the Pearl to becoming one with nature at The Jackson Zoo or strolling the Museum Trail, soak up the sun before The Mississippi summer heat sets in!

Dining outside in Jackson at Cultivation Food Hall

Wine & Dine

Food is a City With Soul calling card - and it's not all about soul food either! If that's what you crave, we've got it, but be sure to experience our coffee shop scene, one-stop spots like Fondren and Highland Village and kid-friendly spots where the whole family will leave satisfied.

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