Fing great hotels near the Jackson Airport that offer great amenities, relaxing rooms, and great customer service.
The Alamo TheaterDistance from Jackson Airport: 12.4mi
333 North Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202
P.O. Box 3259, 39207-3259
524 seat theater available for rent to groups functions.
The Alamo is located in the historic Farish Street District. The present structure recently underwent a complete renovation. The first structure was located on Farish Street in the 100 block across from where McCoy Federal Building now stands. The second Alamo was located on West Amite Street at Roach Street. This newly renovated structure (the third) was built in the early 1940’s in this Farish Street Historic District.
Jackson Zoological Park
Jackson Zoological ParkDistance from Jackson Airport: 15.4mi
2918 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS
An afternoon wandering along the walkways of the Jackson Zoo will delight kids of any age. Founded in 1919, the Jackson Zoo has one of the finest collections of wild animals from throughout the world. Discovery Zoo, the latest addition, was rated one of the top five children’s zoos east of the Mississippi by the New York Times Travel Guide.
LeFleur’s Bluff State ParkDistance from Jackson Airport: 10.2mi
2140 Riverside Drive, Jackson, MS
Tel: 601-987-3985 / 987-3923
Open year round. Admission charged. Over 500 acres that offer Public Golf – 9 holes, clubhouse, driving range, meeting rooms, swimming pool, picnic areas, playground, tennis, boating/boat rentals, fishing, camping and nature trails.
Mississippi Governor’s MansionDistance from Jackson Airport: 12.0mi
300 E. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS
The Governor’s Mansion has served as the official residence of Mississippi’s first family without interruption since its construction in 1842. From its beautifully manicured exterior to the period furniture and furnishings, the governor’s Mansion is a living, breathing, working glimpse of history.
Mississippi Museum of Natural ScienceDistance from Jackson Airport: 10.1mi
Located at LeFleur’s Bluff State Park
2148 Riverside Drive, Jackson, MS
Natural objects and live animals tell the story of “Mississippi’s Web of Life” through exciting and educational exhibits, as visitors experience the beauty and diversity of nature.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and MuseumDistance from Jackson Airport: 7.7mi
1152 Lakeland (I-55 and Lakeland Drive) Jackson, MS 39236-6021
Tel: 601-982-8264 / 1-800-280-FAME
Mississippi’s first museum for the 21st century contains an array of interactive exhibitry. Touch-screen television kiosks allow museum visitors to access archival footage, achievement data, biographical information and more than 500 interviews with famous Mississippi athletes like Jerry Rice, Brett Favre, Archie Manning, Ralph Boston, and Dizzy Dean.
Mississippi State Capitol
Mississippi State CapitolDistance from Jackson Airport: 12.3mi
400 High Street, Jackson, MS
Tel: 601-359-3114 Completed in 1903, the Mississippi State Capitol exemplifies the Beaux Arts Classical style of architecture and today serves as a working capitol and seat of government. Legislature can be viewed in action during sessions.
Russell C. Davis Planetarium/Ronald E. McNair Space TheaterDistance from Jackson Airport: 10.1mi
201 E. Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS
Tel: 601-960-1550 (office)
Recorded show information: 601-960-1550, after 5:00p.m. weekdays and weekends.
For a closer look at the universe, don’t miss a trip to Jackson’s Davis Planetarium. A facility of the city of Jackson, it ranks as the largest in the Southeast and houses one of the best equipped theaters in the world.
The City of Jackson Fire Museum and Public Fire Safety Education CenterDistance from Jackson Airport: 12.1
355 Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, MS
The City of Jackson Fire Museum and Public Fire Safety Education Center consist of artifacts including records, an 1870 parade uniform, communication equipment, pictures, helmets, fire apparatus, such as a 1904 horse-drawn steamer, 1917 chain-driven American LaFrance, 1936 Seagrave and more which will give its visitors the history of the Jackson Fire Department from the early 1800’s to the actual equipment used in fighting fires today.