A Guide to Biking in Jackson County

Aug 21, 2018

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I believe it is important for everyone to have something that takes them away from their day-to-day life. For me, this is biking and preferably mountain biking. This hobby started over five years ago when I had my first adult


The Life of a Jackson Highland Games Thrower

Jul 23, 2018


At the Jackson Highland Games, the day starts early in the morning, heavy things are thrown, and participants do not wear pants, but traditional Scottish kilts. Amateur highland games competitors come from all over Michigan and around the


Stand Up Paddle Board

Jun 26, 2018


One of our favorite pastimes is to get out onto the water and paddle on the rivers and lakes of Jackson County on a stand-up-paddle-board (SUP). Have you ever thought about trying SUP, but thought it might be too hard?


Trails in Jackson

Jun 01, 2018

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There are a number of trails in the City of Jackson and Jackson County. Trails are a great place to go for a bike ride with friends or take an evening walk with the family. They also can provide another


Explore Disc Golf in Jackson

May 30, 2018

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Disc golf is one of the fastest growing recreation sports in America. Michigan is blessed to have more than 300 public courses throughout the state.    Jackson’s disc golf scene has really grown over the


Five Years of Cheers

May 30, 2018

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Cheers! A word that so often punctuates the end of a toast. To family, to friends, to the happy couple, to the accomplished graduate, to the retiring colleague, wishing them many good things in  one little word.   This


Overnight Packages

May 01, 2018

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Overnight Packages | Jackson, MI FALL GOLF PACKAGES RATES STARTING AT $200 per person Each package provides the opportunity to golf on some of the best courses the Midwest has to offer. For starters, Grande Golf Club 


The Return of Gus Macker to #JacksonMI

Apr 30, 2018

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In 1974 at the childhood home of Scott and Mitch McNeal in Lowell, MI, a small group of friends came together and laced up their sneakers to compete in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for the very first time. Word traveled


Local Man Reunited with Long Lost Family Treasure at Jackson Sporting Collectibles Show

Mar 30, 2018


The Michigan Hunting & Fishing Collectors Club (MHFCC) puts on an annual Sporting Collectibles show in Jackson, Michigan full of vintage items that interest both collectors and others who appreciate Michigan’s hunting and fishing heritage. At last


Jackson County Trails

Feb 26, 2018

When I think of Jackson County and springtime quickly approaching,  I think of our Trail system and how it benefits tourism locally and throughout the State of Michigan. The City of Jackson and Jackson County is a


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