Jackson is the capital of the state of Mississippi.
Jackson is served by Jackson-Evers International Airport, with direct flights to a number of major cities by Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, Continental Airlines, and American Eagle Airlines. Flights to regional hubs
Amtrak - City of New Orleans offers service between New Orleans and Chicago with Jackson's newly refurbished Union Station as a passenger stop.
Greyhound offers buses from Union Station in downtown Jackson, 300 W. Capital St.
Downtown Jackson is situated just northwest of the junction of Interstate 55 and Interstate 20. New Orleans, LA is about 190 miles south of Jackson; Memphis, TN. is about 210 miles north; Dallas, TX is about 300 miles west; Atlanta, GA is about 320 miles east.
JATRAN, the city transit system, has buses from Union Station six days a week until shortly after 5PM each day. Pick up route schedules at the JATRAN office, open weekdays inside Union Station. The JATRAN is not considered safe or efficient transportation by locals.
On the weekends you can always find live shows to attend. Jackson has a blossoming music scene, and various bars such as Martins, WC Dons, and Hal & Mal's often feature music ranging from Heavy Metal, to Indie Rock, to Blue Grass. The three aforementioned bars are all located in the same inlet off of State Street, and also just south of the Pearl Street exit from I55.
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Biloxi, Delta, Jackson. Biloxi is fun...been to a football game through Mississippi's delta...wouldn't reccommend that part of the state!
Tupelo, Jackson, Vicksburg, Oxford, Marks, Clarksdale. Drove Nachez Trace, Toured Ole Miss, Visited Mauldins twice, saw home of Blues
Jackson....... I loved my house there, the first one I ever bought, but MS is like stepping back into the 60's and I don't mean that in a cool retro way.....
Jackson and Gulfport. Entire North to South driving. Spent some time at a beach at sunset un Gulfport, MS. It was amazing!
Jackson. There's an SCA war out here every year, though I've only been to a couple. Have also driven through testing GPS-based asset-tracking equipment
Gulf Coast, Vicksburg, Jackson, others. Drove through returning from Louisiana, saw so much history. Vicksburg is so historical--Nat'l Cemetery/Civil War battlefield, Coca-Cola birthplace! Visited Gulf Coast twice when family was there, long before casinos and hurricanes changed them.
Mississippi. I have visited Jackson, MS, and Columbus MS. I flew with the 14th Flight Training Wing 37th Flight Training Squadron at Columbus AFB, MS.
Meridian, Jackson. Definitely "down south" there. Guess my time there was okay. Nothing to brag about though. Never seen so many trees!!!
Biloxi, Gulfport, Jackson. Stationed there for Comm school and for ACOT. Was visited there by Hurricane Elena in 1985.
Jackson. I'd like to attend the st. patrick's day parade so that i can see one of my favorite writers in action; the wonderful JIll Connor Brown.
Natches, Vicksburg, Jackson. Natchez is a great place to visit antebellum homes. it has the coolest octagonal house and a restaurant that looks like Aunt Jemima. Vicksburg has a battlefield that is a beautiful as Gettysburg.
graduated from high school.
Same Community close to Jackson. It was a good area for going to high school but had to venture away to an area with more activity! Have only been back once or twice in 20 years
Jackson, Biloxi/Gulfport. depending on which way you go and how long you want your trip to be/last to Florida you can hit historic markers all along the way or just zoom by and stop at a casino or two.
Jackson, Biloxi, Philladelphia, Greenville, Meridian, Hattiesburg, Gulfport. I was born in Jackson, and hadn't been back till the hurricanes. We went in to work for a while.
Jackson and the River Plantations. We dove into Mississippi twice while on trips to neighboring states. First, while in New Orleans and second while in Memphis.
River, Jackson, Road. Spent some time on a riverboat. Was excited to see the setting for Showboat, background for the movie Maverick.
Jackson, Yazoo City, Mayersville,. Grandparents lived there so we spent lots of time there when we were younger. We lived in Jackson for a year I think. I don 't love Mississippi