Find family-friendly things to do in Jackson

Located off I-20, the Country Inn & Suites, Jackson-Airport offers easy access to popular attractions in Pearl and downtown Jackson, less than four miles away. Visit the state capital to experience live entertainment at The Brandon Amphitheater or walk the trails at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. If you’re looking for more things to do outdoors, you and your crew can take a picnic to Barnett Reservoir and enjoy biking trails and recreational facilities. Want to include some shopping during your stay? Head to Bass Pro Shops, the Outlets of Mississippi, or the Dogwood Festival Market. To easily reach nearby businesses or the JAN airport, eliminate travel stress by riding our free shuttle.

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Thalia Mara Hall

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
Located in the downtown arts and culture district of Jackson, this 2,040-seat theater showcases a variety of live performances, from children's shows and symphony orchestras to Broadway musicals and pop music acts.

The Brandon Amphitheater

6.5 mi / 10.45 km from the hotel
Watch live concerts at this performance space inside the Quarry, a 250-acre park. The park also features a baseball facility, a dog area, and running, biking, and nature trails.

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

3.57 mi / 5.75 km from the hotel
With a focus on key individuals and events from the end of the Civil War to the 1970s, this museum highlights Mississippi’s contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.

Barnett Reservoir

9.8 mi / 15.77 km from the hotel
For a memorable family outing, head to Barnett Reservoir for hiking, biking, camping, or boating.

Bass Pro Shops

1 mi / 1.62 km from the hotel
Everything you could ever need for an outdoor adventure can be found under one roof at Bass Pro Shops. Pick up hunting, fishing, boating, camping, and outdoor gear during your stay in Pearl.

Dogwood Festival Market

6.74 mi / 10.85 km from the hotel
Enjoy some retail therapy at this mall that offers over 30 stores and restaurants, including LOFT, Chico’s, and Belk.

Downtown Jackson

3.69 mi / 5.93 km from the hotel
Downtown Jackson is home to a vibrant mix of dining and shopping, plus festivals and plays throughout the year. Tour the Old State Capitol, which now serves as a museum, and the current capitol.

Mississippi State Fairgrounds

3.28 mi / 5.28 km from the hotel
There's always something happening at this complex that welcomes exhibitions, concerts, rodeos, and other forms of entertainment. Check the schedule while visiting the Jackson area.

Outlets of Mississippi

1.24 mi / 1.99 km from the hotel
Find awesome deals at the Outlets of Mississippi, a 325,000-square-foot retail paradise featuring brands like Coach and Nike. You can also enjoy the food court and entertainment like Black Axes Throwing Club.

Russell C. Davis Planetarium

3.76 mi / 6.06 km from the hotel
You and your kids can observe the stars, planets, and other celestial objects on the 60-foot projection dome. Jackson's planetarium ranks among the largest planetariums in the country.

The Refuge Golf Course

4.25 mi / 6.84 km from the hotel
Carved from 200 acres of wetlands, this beautiful course features gentle rolling greens, lakes, and creeks. Players of all levels enjoy golfing at one of the best public courses in the region.

Trustmark Park

0.94 mi / 1.51 km from the hotel
With a capacity of over 8,000, Trustmark Park welcomes you to cheer on the minor-league Mississippi Braves as they play the great game of baseball.