Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Jackson

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Jackson. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and horseback riding. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Jackson

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jackson a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Steele Crest Winery (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lazy L Safari Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Perryville Country Club (23 mi / 37 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jackson

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Jackson. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Litz Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Anna City Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Jackson

Fly into Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Cairo, IL (CIR-Cairo Regional), which is 34.7 mi (55.8 km) away.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Jackson?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Jackson. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lazy L Safari Park: 18 vacation rentals
  • Steele Crest Winery: 18 vacation rentals
  • Southern Illinois University: 102 vacation rentals
  • Southeast Missouri State University: 18 vacation rentals
  • Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center: 64 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jackson listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jackson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jackson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 13 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.