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Jackson Tourism and Sightseeing
Jackson, TN is located on I-40 about half way between Memphis and Nashville. That makes it a perfect hub for day tripping. A favorite tourist attraction is Casey Jones Village with it's legendary Old Country Store & Restaurant. It is full of antiques, a gift shop and country cooking and buffets. It is very popular for tour bus stops. Casey Jones Museum and Home and trains plus other gift shops make this a fun stop. The Rockabilly Museum, Railroad Depot and other historic sites are crowd pleasers. You can eat at a different restaurant every day and people from all over West TN come to enjoy the vast selection of major chain and local restaurants. Anchor department, box stores and privately owned boutiques make Jackson a shopping destination. Families can find movies, jumpers, golf and miniature golf courses, farm attractions, exotic zoo, parks and playgrounds. Day trips to Shiloh and other civil war sites are located within minutes. Near by Memphis and Nashville have numerous music museums and the popular Graceland and Grand Ole Opry less that 3 hours away. The Tennessee River and Mississippi Rivers offer water fun near by. Jackson, TN is a great place to headquarter for your next vacation.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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international rock-a-billy hall of fame
international rock-a-billy hall of fame things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Hall of Fame Museum in Jackson, TN USA

rockabilly history makers featured on guided tours Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Brenda Lee, Wanda Jackson, Narvel Felts, Carl Mann, d. j. fontana, Billy brunette, Sam Phillips and 35 major artists are featured in their video tapes, life size oil paintings, murals, stained glass windows and personal displays.


Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Depot and Railroad Museum
Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Depot and Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Jackson, TN USA

Restored depot featuring Jackson's rich railroad history A restored turn-of-the-century N.C. & St.L. railway depot.The City of Jackson,TN. has restored the Depot into a local history Railroad Museum-a lasting tribute to the impact of the railroads on the growth of Jackson and Madison County.

rustys tv and movie car museum
rustys tv and movie car museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Jackson, TN USA

car museum that has cars used in movies and tv shows at rustys we have around 30 star cars from all your favorite shows general lee ,knight rider , ghostbusters just to name a few ..

The Funky Banana, Inc.
The Funky Banana, Inc. things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Shopping in Huntingdon, TN USA

Personalized and custom t-shirts and other souvenirs Tropical escape lends tourists a feeling of shopping the Caribbean marketplace. Join staff graphic artists at the tiki hut bar for an interactive experience as you design your t-shirt, license plate, mug, dog tag, or other souvenir.

The International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, Inc.
The International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, Inc. things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Hall of Fame Museum in Jackson, TN USA
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worlds largest video library from the mouth of Music Makers Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, D. J. Fontana (Elvis drummer) The Comets, Carl Mann, .etc., tell "Scenes from their Life in Music" sin videos made exclusively for the International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame.


West Tennessee Delta Heritage / Tina Turner Museum
West Tennessee Delta Heritage / Tina Turner Museum things to do on a rainy day in Jackson, TN
Museum in Brownsville, TN USA

Sharing the music, history and beauty of the Tennessee Delta

America's Best Value Inn And Suites - Jackson
America's Best Value Inn And Suites - Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $39.94/night!

The Jackson Americas Best Value Inn is located off Interstate 40 and is less than 10 minutesGÇÖ drive from Union University. This hotel has free Wi-Fi and offers a daily continental breakfast. Non Smoking Rooms.

Americas Best Value Inn Wildersville
Americas Best Value Inn Wildersville
Hotel in Wildersville, TN USA
Currently as low as $63.65/night!

This motel in Wildersville is located off Interstate 40 offering easy access to Natchez Trace State Park 25 minutesGÇÖ drive away. Features include spacious rooms with free WiFi. Non Smoking Rooms.

Baymont Inn And Suites Jackson
Baymont Inn And Suites Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $64.99/night!

This hotel is 10 minutesGÇÖ drive from Jackson city centre and Oman Arena and features an indoor pool hot tub and fitness centre. Its spacious rooms offer free Wi-Fi. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.


Best Western Carriage House Inn & Suites
Best Western Carriage House Inn & Suites
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $67.99/night!

Casey Jones Home & Railroad is 1 mile from this Jackson Tennessee hotel. A seasonal outdoor pool and brown accented rooms with free Wi-Fi are available at the hotel. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Casey Jones Motel
Casey Jones Motel
Motel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $49.99/night!

This Tennessee motel is less than 1 minutesGÇÖ walk from the Casey Jones Home and Railroad Museum and 8 km from Cypress Grove Park. M Star Hotel Jackson guests will enjoy free WiFi. All guest rooms include a microwave and small refrigerator. Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn Brownsville
Comfort Inn Brownsville
Hotel in Brownsville, TN USA
Currently as low as $82.80/night!

Located off Interstate 40 the Comfort Inn hotel is close to several area attractions and local points of interest.Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Inn Jackson
Comfort Inn Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $95.00/night!

At the Comfort Inn hotel both business and leisure travelers can enjoy an array of features outstanding hospitality and a convenient location. Downtown Jackson and the International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame Museum are minutes away.Outdoor Pool.

Comfort Suites Jackson
Comfort Suites Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $99.00/night!

The Comfort Suites hotel provides easy access to a number of local attractions and institutions. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jackson Tn
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jackson Tn
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $89.25/night!

Located near Interstate 40 this Jackson hotel is just 1.6 km from Union University. A daily continental breakfast is provided. Free WiFi is provided in all rooms as well. Non Smoking Rooms.

Courtyard By Marriott Jackson
Courtyard By Marriott Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $98.10/night!

This Courtyard is located in Jackson 4.5 miles from the Rock a Billy Hall of Fame. It has a swimming pool and offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Jackson include a large work desk and a living area. Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Brownsville
Days Inn Brownsville
Hotel in Brownsville, TN USA
Currently as low as $55.25/night!

Located off Interstate 40 and 5 miles from Brownsville town centre this hotel features a daily continental breakfast. Free Wi-Fi is offered in every room. Cable TV a microwave and coffee-making facilities are found in each decorative room of the Days Inn Brownsville. Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Jackson
Days Inn Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $39.09/night!

A microwave and refrigerator are standard in rooms at the Days Inn. Jackson town centre is within a 15 minutesGÇÖ drive of the hotel and features shopping and dining. Rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi cable TV and coffee and tea facilities.Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Lexington
Days Inn Lexington
Hotel in Lexington, TN USA
Currently as low as $63.75/night!

Located in downtown Lexington this motel is a 3-minute walk from the Beech River Heritage Museum. It serves a continental breakfast every morning and has an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi access and a 37-inch flat-screen TV are included in every room at Days Inn Lexington. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Doubletree Hotel Jackson
Doubletree Hotel Jackson
Hotel in Jackson, TN USA
Currently as low as $90.83/night!

Centred in the heart of Jackson Tennessee's business area and directly off US Highway 45 this hotel features state-of-the-art amenities such as flat-screen TVs and is moments from popular area attractions. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Restaurant, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Jackson


Comfort Suites Jackson
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From $99 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Courtyard By Marriott Jackson
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From $98 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn & Suites Jackson
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From $105 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jackson Northeast
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From $103 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Sunrise Inn Brownsville
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From $49 / night.



Best Time to Visit Jackson


The best time to visit Jackson is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the mid 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Jackson


Month Low Avg High
January 28.2 37.1 46.0
February 31.7 41.6 51.5
March 40.5 50.8 61.0
April 48.2 59.4 70.5
May 57.6 67.8 78.0
June 65.6 75.7 85.8
July 69.8 79.6 89.4
August 67.8 78.3 88.7
September 60.7 71.8 82.9
October 48.1 60.5 72.8
November 39.5 50.0 60.5
December 31.4 40.9 50.3

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