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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 Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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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.


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.

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.

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.

Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To tell at Thalia Mara Hall
Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To tell at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Oct 19, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Ali Siddiq: I Got A Story To tell October 19, 2024 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:00PM


An Evening With David Sedaris
An Evening With David Sedaris things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Oct 17, 2024 (Thursday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

An Evening With David Sedaris October 17, 2024 at Millsaps College Gertrude C Ford Academic Complex Recital Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Bert Kreischer's Fully Loaded Comedy Festival
Bert Kreischer's Fully Loaded Comedy Festival
Next Month, Jun 29, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Brandon, MS USA

Bert Kreischer's Fully Loaded Comedy Festival June 29, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at Duling Hall
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at Duling Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Month, Jun 04, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears June 04, 2024 at Duling Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Cody Jinks at Brandon Amphitheater
Cody Jinks at Brandon Amphitheater
Sep 19, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Brandon, MS USA

Cody Jinks September 19, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM


Cole Swindell: Win The Night Tour 2024
Cole Swindell: Win The Night Tour 2024
Today, May 24, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Brandon, MS USA

Cole Swindell: Win The Night Tour 2024 May 24, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM

Cowboy Mouth at Duling Hall
Cowboy Mouth at Duling Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Month, Jun 27, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Cowboy Mouth June 27, 2024 at Duling Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Creed - Summer of 99 Tour at Brandon Amphitheater
Creed - Summer of 99 Tour at Brandon Amphitheater
Sep 16, 2024 (Monday) Concert event in Brandon, MS USA

Creed - Summer of 99 Tour September 16, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM

Epic Night of Hits at Jackson Convention Complex
Epic Night of Hits at Jackson Convention Complex things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Juneteenth, Jun 19, 2024 (Wednesday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Epic Night of Hits June 19, 2024 at Jackson Convention Complex in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Good Looks at Duling Hall
Good Looks at Duling Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Next Month, Jun 29, 2024 (Saturday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Good Looks June 29, 2024 at Duling Hall in Jackson, MS 8:00PM

Jamey Johnson: What A View Tour at Brandon Amphitheater
Jamey Johnson: What A View Tour at Brandon Amphitheater
Next Month, Jun 27, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Brandon, MS USA

Jamey Johnson: What A View Tour June 27, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM

Joe Bonamassa at Thalia Mara Hall
Joe Bonamassa at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Aug 10, 2024 (Saturday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Joe Bonamassa August 10, 2024 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 8:00PM

Jordan Davis: Damn Good Time World Tour
Jordan Davis: Damn Good Time World Tour
Aug 16, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Brandon, MS USA

Jordan Davis: Damn Good Time World Tour August 16, 2024 at Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS 7:00PM

Kansas: Another Fork In The Road - 50th Anniversary Tour
Kansas: Another Fork In The Road - 50th Anniversary Tour things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Oct 18, 2024 (Friday) Concert event in Jackson, MS USA

Kansas: Another Fork In The Road - 50th Anniversary Tour October 18, 2024 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:30PM

Kevin Hart - Brand New Material at Thalia Mara Hall
Kevin Hart - Brand New Material at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Memorial Day Weekend, May 25, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Kevin Hart - Brand New Material May 25, 2024 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:00PM

Kevin Hart - Brand New Material at Thalia Mara Hall
Kevin Hart - Brand New Material at Thalia Mara Hall things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, MS
Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 2024 (Sunday) Theater event in Jackson, MS USA

Kevin Hart - Brand New Material May 26, 2024 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS 7:00PM

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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.

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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

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