What makes Jackson, Mississippi the City with Soul? It’s simply the people! Jacksonians are passionate people with a triumphant spirit. Their innate sense of warm hospitality will make you feel right at home!

Jackson is a great destination for a relaxed getaway to explore museums, like the two new museums opening December 9, 2017: the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History! Attractions, award winning chefs and unique restaurants, hundreds of fun events and festivals, three historic cultural districts, innumerable visual and performing arts, and cool nightlife, makes Jackson the perfect destination for your next adventure!

If you’re traveling the historic Natchez Trace Parkway through Central Mississippi, Lefleur’s Bluff provides a rich green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to fishing, picnic spots, nature trails, and 28 sites for tent and RV camping, you’ll get a strong sense of nature while you explore all the city has to offer. It’s a no-brainer, you have to stop!

111 East Capitol Street, Suite 102
Jackson, MS 39201
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Drago’s Seafood Restaurant

Drago’s Seafood Restaurant 1005 E. County Line Rd., 39211 601.957.1515 11AM–10PM Mon-Sat; 11AM–8PM Sun

Jason’s Deli

Jason’s Deli 1067 E. County Line Road, 39211 601.206.9191 10AM–9PM Mon-Sun

Wellington’s Restaurant

Wellington’s Restaurant 1001 E. County Line Rd., 39211 601.957.2800 6:30AM–2PM Sun-Fri; 7AM–11AM Sat

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks 6010 N. Hwy 55, 39211 769.524.3552 11AM–12AM Mon-Thur; 11AM–1AM Fri-Sat; 11AM–11PM Sun


Scrooge’s 5829 Ridgewood Road 601.206.1211 11AM–11PM Mon-Thur; 11AM–12AM Fri-Sat; 11AM–10PM Sun


Luby’s 5471 I-55 North, 39206 601.718.1550 11AM–8PM Mon-Thur; 11AM–9PM Fri; 7:30AM–9PM Sat; 7:30AM–8PM Sun


Fuddruckers 5471 I-55 North, 39206 (601) 718-1553 11AM–8PM Sun-Thur; 11AM–9PM Fri-Sat


Fitzgerald’s 1001 E. County Line Rd., 39211 601.957.2800 6AM–12AM Mon-Sun

Chili’s Grill & Bar

Chili’s Grill & Bar 475 Briarwood Dr., 39206 601.957.7090 11AM–11PM Sun-Thur; 11AM–12AM Fri-Sat

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Opens December 9, 2017 The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum shares the stories of a Mississippi movement that changed the world. Opening on December 9, 2017, the museum promotes a greater understanding of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and its impact by highlighting the strength and sacrifices of its people. Visitors will witness the freedom struggle in […]

Museum of Mississippi History

Opens December 9, 2017 The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore and appreciate our state’s history. We present rich and complex stories that illustrate how our shared past influences our future together. Located in the heart of downtown Jackson, the museum explores over 15,000 years of state history. Visitors will enjoy innovative exhibits, educational […]

Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center

A once in a lifetime opportunity awaits you inside the Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center. Located a stone’s throw from the State Capitol building, it’s just within walking distance of principal businesses and attractions in downtown Jackson. Through art, artifacts, and photography, the work, lifestyle, and artistic contributions of African Americans are celebrated, evoking […]

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates the Magnolia State’s incredibly rich history of producing world-class athletes and teams. The mission of the Museum is to preserve, protect and promote Mississippi’s rich sports heritage for this and future generations. Museum Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10AM – 4:00PM.

MDWFP Museum of Natural Science

The MDWFP Museum of Natural Science is located in Jackson, Mississippi, tucked within historic LeFleur’s Bluff State Park. The museum’s vast expanses of glass overlook a 300-acre natural landscape, an open-air amphitheater, and 2.5 miles of nature trails. Inside, meet over 200 living species in our 100,000 gallon aquarium network and explore 73,000 square feet […]

Mississippi Museum of Art

The Mississippi Museum of Art is one of Jackson’s premier attractions, conveniently located downtown alongside Thalia Mara Hall and the Jackson Convention Complex. The facility’s brilliant architectural makeover reflects the Museum’s mission to become a symbolic “museum without walls” – an inviting public space that offers relevant and meaningful cultural experiences to both the Jackson […]

Mississippi Children’s Museum

The mission of Mississippi Children’s Museum is to provide unparalleled experiences that ignite a thirst for discovery, knowledge, and learning in all children. The museum accomplishes this mission through hands-on and engaging exhibits and programs focusing on literacy, the arts, science, health and nutrition–the keys to helping our children mature into healthy and productive adult […]

Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum

The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum is to create an environment that communicates the value of past and present Mississippi agricultural lifestyles, relationships and practices and their relevance to the future of all people. Our vision is to cultivate an appreciation for Mississippi agriculture and create a memorable experience that inspires the […]

Eudora Welty House and Garden

For 76 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eudora Welty lived and wrote in her Jackson home at 1119 Pinehurst Street. Her parents finished construction of the house in 1925, when Eudora was 16 years old and had recently graduated from high school. Restored by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History after her death in 2001, […]