Discover exciting things to do in Jackson, MS

Discover plenty of things to see and do in the Jackson, MS area during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Pearl. With I-20 in sight, you can zip over to the state capital to experience the best live entertainment at Thalia Mara Hall or walk the trails at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Need to do some shopping? Head to Bass Pro Shops, the Outlets of Mississippi, or the Dogwood Festival Market. Take your fun outdoors at Barnett Reservoir, where you can bike, hike, and boat, all just 21 miles away.

For some low-key entertainment, catch a movie at Cinemark Tinseltown USA, located just across the highway. Afterward, visit nearby dining establishments for a sit-down meal or take-out to bring back to your room or suite. Need to reach area businesses or the JAN airport? You can eliminate travel stress by using 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 to symphony orchestras, Broadway musicals, and pop music acts. Check out the schedule and see what’s on while you’re in town.

The Brandon Amphitheater

6.5 mi / 10.45 km from the hotel
Buy your tickets and watch your favorite band live in concert at this new venue, which opened in 2018 as the centerpiece of The Quarry, a 250-acre park. The park also features running, biking, and nature trails, a dog park, a new baseball park facility, and other outdoor amenities.

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

3.57 mi / 5.75 km from the hotel
Opened in 2017, this museum tells the story of Mississippi’s civil rights movement, from the slave trade to the 1970s. You’ll learn more about individuals and key events in the movement and be challenged to take home valuable lessons from history.

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
More than 30 specialty stores make up the Dogwood Festival Mall. Several on-site restaurants enable you to get off your feet and grab a bite to eat.

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.

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, Nike, and more.

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 Braves as they play the great game of baseball.