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Jackson, Mississippi Holidays

Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi. The state-wide Mississippi Freedom Trail runs through the city, encompassing several historic sites that were significant in the civil rights movement. These include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building. In leafy LaFleur’s Bluff State Park, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science includes an aquarium and nature trails.

Jackson Holidays

People are always amazed by what they discover here. Treat your travel group to fabulous history, beautiful museums, and world-class cultural exhibits and performances during a Jackson tour. Once you’ve discovered our dynamic city, you’ll want to come back again

Jackson is a great destination for a relaxed getaway to explore 29 unique museums and attractions, over 300 restaurants, hundreds of fun events and festivals, three historic cultural districts, innumerable visual and performing arts, and cool nightlife. You’ve come to the right place to explore all Jackson has to offer

Jackson, MS is known as the “City with Soul” because of her perseverance and her triumphant spirit. She’s birthed many historical marks that have shaped this country and beyond, from Civil Rights, to Civil War, to music, to world-class museums and exhibits, to thriving festivals and events, to award winning attractions to James Beard Foundation chefs and restaurants; she has so much to offer. 

Jackson is home to two Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Jackson State University (JSU) and Tougaloo College. JSU is the Urban University that has notoriety for producing legendary athletes like Walter Payton, its world renowned band, The Sonic Boom of the South and its role in the Civil Rights Movement. Tougaloo College is recognized as "The Cradle of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi" because of the fundamental principles of freedom, equality and justice and America's promise.

It is impossible to talk about the culinary scene without mentioning the phenomenal chefs and the committed Mom and Pop restaurants that have been staples in this community. This was most recently realized when Bully’s Restaurant was named a James Beard 2016 American Classic, Chef Jesse Houston was recognized as a James Beard semi-finalist for Best Chef: South and Manship Wood Fired Kitchen Chef/Owner, Alex Eaton was crowned The Mississippi Seafood King! Jackson is where the influence of Grandmother's cooking and sacred recipes meet cooking techniques learned in world-class culinary schools.

Jackson Tourist Attractions:

• Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
• LeFleur’s Bluff State Park
• Mississippi Children’s Museum
• Old Capitol Museum
• The Jackson Zoological Park

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