My Surprisingly Amazing Time In Jackson Mississippi!

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My Surprisingly Amazing Time In Jackson Mississippi!

Jeff Jenkins in front of the Welcome to Jackson Mural
Jeff Jenkins in front of the Welcome to Jackson Mural

Y’all have you been following my IG Post and Stories?

If you did then you would have found out that I really enjoyed myself in Jackson, Mississippi! To be honest I did not know what to expect before going but I when Visit Jackson asked if I wanted to come I jumped at the opportunity. If you like Museums and incredible then this is the place for you!

I have to note that Jackson has had a tattered past and they are working really hard to improve the image of their amazing city! I also want to mention Paul Wolf from Visit Jackson who greeted us and was our point of contact was an awesome host and if def gave us the 411 on the history of Jackson and cast vision of what is to come and we can’t thank him enough!

So let’s jump into why Jackson was amazing and why this city should be on your radar to visit in the future. I must also mention that Jackson has gone above and beyond to follow the CDC Guidelines so that visitors can be a safe as possible!

Day 1

The Pig & Pint – 3139 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216 – Fondren @thepigandpint 

Mississippi State Capital  

 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum – 1152 Lakeland Dr #4701, Jackson, MS 39216 @mssportsmuseum 

Dinner Johnny T’s Bistro & Blues – 538 N Farish St, Jackson, MS 39202 @johnnytsbistroandblues 

Day 2

Breakfast Elvie’s – 809 Manship St. – Belhaven @elviesrestaurant 

Mississippi Museum of Art – 380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201 @msmsuemart 

Lunch at The Iron Horse Grill 320 W Pearl St, Jackson, MS 39203 @tihgrill 

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum & Museum of Mississippi History 222 North St, Jackson, MS 39201 @mscivilrightsmuseum @museumofmshistory 

Dinner Rooster’s – 2906 N State St #104, Jackson, MS 39216 – Fondren @glennfoods 

Hear some amazing Live Music at the Iron Horse Grill 320 W Pearl St, Jackson, MS 39203 – @tihgirll 

Day 3

Breakfast Brent’s Drugs – 655 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216 – Fondren  @brentsdrugs 

Visit Jackson Zoo – 11:30am (open 11a until 4p)  2918 W Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39209 @jacksonzoo 

Lunch at Saltine Restaurant – 2pm  622 Duling Ave, Jackson, MS 39216  @saltinerestaurant 

Check out some amazing Public Art/ Murals  Self-guided – follow bit.ly/jxnpublicart 

Dinner Fine & Dandy 100 District Blvd E, Jackson, MS 39211   @eatdandy 

Day 4

Breakfast Sugar’s Place – 9am 168 E Griffith St, Jackson, MS 39201 – downtown  @sugarsplacems 

Activity International Museum of Muslim Cultures – 10am  101 East Capitol Street – downtown  @immc_ms 

Barrelhouse Fondren

Activity Mississippi Museum of Natural Science –  2148 Riverside Dr, Jackson, MS 39202 – LeFleur East @mssciencemuseum 

 

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