Destination guide

Travel to lively Jackson

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Jackson. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Mississippi Governor's Mansion and Mississippi State Capitol are just a couple of the must-sees. 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

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jackson a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jackson Zoological Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • The Refuge (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Annandale Golf Club (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jackson

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jackson is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Battlefield Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Riverside Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • LeFleur's Bluff State Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Jackson

Fly into Jackson, MS (JAN-Evers Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Madison, MS (DXE-Bruce Campbell Field), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Jackson Station.

Where to stay around Jackson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Jackson. From 32 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jackson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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:

  • Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum: 46 vacation rentals
  • Mississippi State Capitol: 43 vacation rentals
  • Mississippi Museum of Natural Science: 46 vacation rentals
  • Jackson State University (JSU): 43 vacation rentals
  • Russell C Davis Planetarium: 43 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 32 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jackson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.