Attractions

Jackson is home to unique cultural, historical, and natural attractions to be enjoyed, offering something for everyone in your party to find of interest. Outdoor recreation, indoor discovery, and more can be found no matter where in the city you are planning to see during your stay.

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame has been celebrating the achievements of Mississippi’s top athletes since 1992. Adjacent to several other area attractions, this offering should not be missed. LeFleur's Bluff State Park is the top choice for enjoying a fun-filled day of outdoor recreational activities. This state park offers plenty of opportunities for fishing, camping, hiking, picnics, and much more. The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is the largest museum in the state. This site sits on 300 acres and features over 200 unique animal species, as well as exhibits dedicated to fossils, an indoor aquarium, greenhouse, amphitheater, classroom areas, and much more.

Featured Attractions

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

Mississippi has a long history of being fortunate enough to have so many famous and talented professional athletes call this state home. The best place to see exhibits honoring these famous players is at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. This privately funded museum features many impressive exhibits dedicated to past local stars of baseball, football, college sports teams, and more. On-site rooms can be rented, creating a unique location to hold a professional meeting, work conference, or birthday party.

LeFleur's Bluff State Park

Jackson has been a favorite destination for nature enthusiasts and LeFLeur's Bluff State Park is a popular choice in local outdoor recreation. However you prefer to enjoy nature, you can find it here in one convenient location. This state park offers some of the best choices in camping, fishing, hiking, walking, swimming, and so much more. This park is also where numerous local events are held throughout the year, making it just as popular among residents as it is for visitors from out of town.

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

Our state capital has a uniquely diverse ecosystem and numerous species of animals. Nowhere can you find a better collection of exhibits dedicated to them all than at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. This sprawling educational facility offers guests exhibits dedicated to local species of repti100,000-gallon gallon indoor aquarium with over 200 species, fossil exhibits, and an impressive green space that many animals call home. The museum has been educating guests since 1932 and is the largest museum in the entire state.

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Dining

  • ISH Grill & Bar 0.1 mi
  • Capitol Grill 0.2 mi
  • Spice Avenue 0.7 mi
  • Room Service 0.9 mi
  • Cool Al's 1.0 mi
  • Char 1.1 mi
  • The Feathered Cow 1.2 mi
  • The Beagle Bagel Café 1.2 mi
  • Picadilly 1.3 mi
  • Newk's Eatery 1.8 mi

Shopping

  • Canton Mart Square 0.3 mi
  • Deville Plaza Shopping Center 0.4 mi
  • Jacksonian Plaza 0.8 mi
  • Maywood Shopping Center 1.1 mi
  • Northwood Shopping Center 2.4 mi