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Jackson Tourism and Sightseeing
Ridgeland is a great destination because we offer a big city atmosphere with small town charm. Ridgeland is home to the two largest malls in the state, over 140 restaurants and 13 hotels. The Ross Barnett Reservoir and the Natchez Trace Parkway are two of our spectacular attractions as well as the Mississippi Crafts Center and the Viking Cooking School.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Museum in Jackson, MS USA

A National Historic Landmark and one of America's finest examples of Greek Revival public architecture, the Old Capitol building served as the state capitol from 1839 to 1903, housing such notable events as the passage of the Ordinance of Secession. The Old Capitol was restored from 1959 to 1961 from the use as the state historical museum. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina damaged the building's roof and flooded the museum.


Ross Barnett Reservoir
Ross Barnett Reservoir Top Attraction!
Boating in Ridgeland, MS USA

105 Miles of shoreline and 33,000 acres of surface area provide a haven for boaters, skiers, anglers, picnickers, birdwatchers and campers.

Natchez Trace Parkway
Natchez Trace Parkway Top Attraction!
Scenic in Ridgeland, MS USA

444-miles of scenic miles of parkway that links Natchez to Nashville. The Parkway has been declared a National Scenic Byway and an All-American Road.

Jackson Zoo
Jackson Zoo Top Attraction!
Zoo in Jackson, MS USA

An afternoon wandering along the walkways of the Jackson Zoo will delight kids of any age. The Jackson Zoo has one of the finest collections of wild animals from throughout the world, with over 700 animals shown in natural surrounding. Don't miss Wilderness Mississippi, the zoo's newest exhibit of indigenous animals.

The Bounce Palace
The Bounce Palace things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Recreation in Pearl, MS USA

Indoor family fun, 8 large bouncers and 2 indoor mini golf. The Bounce Palace in Pearl MS offers families and individuals something unique. 20,000 sq feet of indoor fun! We offer 8 large inflatable jumpers for children 12 and under. A toddler corner for children 2 and under.


Air Supply at Thalia Mara Hall
Air Supply at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Week, Oct 24, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Air Supply October 24, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Ballpark Brew Fest at Trustmark Park
Ballpark Brew Fest at Trustmark Park things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Weekend, Oct 26, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Pearl, MS USA

Ballpark Brew Fest October 26, 2019 at Trustmark Park in Pearl, MS 2:00PM

Big K.R.I.T. at Hal & Mal's
Big K.R.I.T. at Hal & Mal's things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Month, Nov 15, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Big K.R.I.T. November 15, 2019 at Hal & Mal's in Jackson, MS 8:00PM

Disney Junior Dance Party! at Thalia Mara Hall
Disney Junior Dance Party! at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Dec 12, 2019 (Thursday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Disney Junior Dance Party! December 12, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 6:00PM


Funny As Ish Comedy Tour at Mississippi Coliseum
Funny As Ish Comedy Tour at Mississippi Coliseum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Month, Nov 01, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Funny As Ish Comedy Tour November 01, 2019 at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson, MS 8:00PM

Kevin Gates at Thalia Mara Hall
Kevin Gates at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Veteran's Day, Nov 11, 2019 (Monday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Kevin Gates November 11, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Lyfe Jennings at Thalia Mara Hall
Lyfe Jennings at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Halloween, Oct 31, 2019 (Thursday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Lyfe Jennings October 31, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:00PM

Miranda Sings at Thalia Mara Hall
Miranda Sings at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Tomorrow, Oct 18, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Miranda Sings October 18, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:00PM

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra at Thalia Mara Hall
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Feb 29, 2020 (Saturday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Mississippi Symphony Orchestra February 29, 2020 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 8:00PM

Rodney Carrington at City Hall Live
Rodney Carrington at City Hall Live things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Weekend, Oct 26, 2019 (Saturday) Theater event in Brandon, MS USA

Rodney Carrington October 26, 2019 at City Hall Live in Brandon, MS 8:00PM

Switchfoot at Thalia Mara Hall
Switchfoot at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Weekend, Oct 27, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Switchfoot October 27, 2019 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Jackson Convention And Visitors Bureau
Jackson Convention And Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Jackson, MS USA

Offering visitor information and convention planning services, the Jackson CVB offers a world of possibilities in the City with Soul. With over 5,000 hotel rooms, over 300 restaurants, elegant banquet and convention facilities, and the beautiful, new Jackson Convention Complex, we can accommodate any trip or convention.

America's Best Inns Flowood
America's Best Inns Flowood
Hotel in Flowood, MS USA
Currently as low as $63.00/night!

Our guests enjoy premium cable programming in the rooms at America's Best Inn & Suites Flowood. The two-story hotel offers 45 rooms that include cable TVs with HBO hairdryers and ironing equipment and non-smoking rooms are available. Non Smoking Rooms.

America's Best Inns Flowood
America's Best Inns Flowood
Hotel in Flowood, MS USA
Currently as low as $63.00/night!

Our guests enjoy premium cable programming in the rooms at America's Best Inn & Suites Flowood. The two-story hotel offers 45 rooms that include cable TVs with HBO hairdryers and ironing equipment and non-smoking rooms are available. Non Smoking Rooms.

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-clinton/Jackson
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-clinton/Jackson
Hotel in Clinton, MS USA
Currently as low as $75.00/night!

Free breakfast free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool and hot tub make the Best Western Ridgeland Inn a good value with convenient access to I-20 and downtown Jackson. The three-story Best Western offers 36 rooms with free Wi-Fi cable TVs and free local calls. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Jackson


Courtyard By Marriott Jackson Madison
Guest Score:
From $98 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Fairview Inn
Guest Score:
From $219 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Richland South Jackson
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Hilton Garden Inn Jackson/Clinton Ms
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Jackson/Flowood (airport Area) Ms
Guest Score:
From $95 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Jackson


The best time to visit Mississippi is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Fall nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

Spring Visit Jackson in the summerSummer Visit Jackson in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Jackson


Month Low Avg High
January 35.0 45.0 55.1
February 38.2 49.2 60.3
March 45.4 56.8 68.1
April 51.7 63.4 75.0
May 61.0 71.5 82.1
June 68.1 78.5 88.9
July 71.4 81.4 91.4
August 70.3 80.9 91.4
September 64.6 75.5 86.4
October 52.0 64.4 76.8
November 43.4 54.8 66.3
December 37.3 47.6 57.9

Jackson Visitor Bureau


Jackson Convention And Visitors Bureau

Jackson Convention And Visitors Bureau


Free Jackson Visitor Guide


Visitor Guide, Restaurant Guide

Visitor Guide, Restaurant Guide



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