Experience Jackson

141 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201
First Congregational Church

Things to Do

Every season offers visitors to Jackson a jackpot of intriguing ways to partake in favorite hobbies, spend time with friends, or discover a new passion. Lovers of the natural world will delight in our excellent birding opportunities and many options for outdoor recreation. Urban – or rural – explorers have a variety of tours and itineraries to choose from, spanning from visiting art galleries to touring Michigan’s first state prison. Shopaholics won’t be disappointed, and visitors of every walk of life will find an exciting attraction they won’t want to miss.

What to do in Jackson

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With its abundance of celebrations and events throughout the year, there's no doubt that you will find whatever moves you in Jackson, Michigan. The event calendar is always full... » Read more on Festivals


From museums featuring local art and history, to the natural settings that abound in the area, Jackson County has something for everyone. Below are just a few of the attractions... » Read more on Attractions

Group Tours are Welcome

Jackson, Michigan’s location at the crossroads of the Lower Peninsula makes us a motorcoach-friendly destination with many diverse attractions perfect for your next group excursion. Whether... » Read more on Group Tours are Welcome

Tours and Itineraries

Jackson is home to many key attractions amazing enough to entice tourists from all over the world. Jackson is not only the birthplace of the Republican Party, it also features... » Read more on Tours and Itineraries

Outdoor Recreation

There are miles of trails to explore, great birding hot spots and wonderful parks with tons of fun activities to enjoy as you Experience Jackson, Michigan year-round. The trails in... » Read more on Outdoor Recreation

Birding and Bird Watching

Are you a bird watching expert or are you just getting into the birding hobby? Jackson provides the opportunity to observe hundreds of native and migratory bird species, entertaining... » Read more on Birding and Bird Watching


In Jackson, we love to shop. Our community features hundreds of family-owned businesses, as well as large and familiar national chains. Downtown Jackson offers boutiques and specialty stores, or, shoppers... » Read more on Shopping


Jackson, Michigan has a reputation for the quantity, quality and affordability of golf courses. With over 60 miles of fairway there is a course to fit your skill level. The first... » Read more on Golfing

Downtown Jackson

Downtown Jackson’s businesses and services are open and as eager as always to see you! Michigan Avenue construction is complete!  Dig Downtown Jackson has modernized... » Read more on Downtown Jackson