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Best of Jackson Guide

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Jackson
Hospitality and history make the capital city a great choice for a weekend jaunt. At Smith Robertson Museum, examine African-American struggles and triumphs. Historic Farish Street, a growing entertainment district, reveals a rich Blues heritage. Visit the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural Science, the Zoo, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, opening in 2011, and more. Find events, accommodations and restaurants to complete your experience in a city with soul.

All things to do » Things to do

Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Children's Museum
Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong... more Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong passion for learning, exploration and discovery. Visit the Mississippi Children's Museum and get inspired! Open Tuesday through Saturday 9a-5p and Sunday 1p-6p. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon aquarium filled with native fishes, reptiles and amphibians... more Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon aquarium filled with native fishes, reptiles and amphibians, plus more than two miles of outdoor walking trails that wind through natural habitats. less
Attraction type: Natural History Museums
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State Capitol
State Capitol
Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of... more Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of Mississippi state government activities. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Government Buildings
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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum
Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum
Attraction type: Museums
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Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum
Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view... more Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view dioramas and exhibits that trace the city's history. The museum also includes a large collection of Jefferson Davis memorabilia. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Walker's
Walker's
Ranked #1 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Char
Char
Ranked #2 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Babalu's Tacos and Tapas
Babalu's Tacos and Tapas
Ranked #3 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Latin, Mexican, Seafood, Tapas
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
1908 Provisions
1908 Provisions
Ranked #4 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: $25 - $45
Cuisines: American, Californian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza and Ice Cream Joint
Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza and Ice Cream Joint
Ranked #5 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Ice Cream, Bar, Pizza & Pasta
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Value Place Jackson, MS (Byram)
Value Place Jackson, MS (Byram)
$30 - $209
Ranked #44 of 47 hotels in Jackson
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Comfort Inn & Suites Byram
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn & Suites Byram
$96 - $98
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Byram
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Quality Inn - Richland
2.0 of 5
Quality Inn - Richland
$56 - $92
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Richland
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fairview Inn
Fairview Inn
$75 - $150
Ranked #1 of 4 Jackson B&B and Inns
Quality Inn & Suites Southwest
2.0 of 5
Quality Inn & Suites Southwest
$71 - $81
Ranked #13 of 47 hotels in Jackson
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Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
$94 - $153
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Flowood
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