Experience Jackson

141 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201

Tour Jackson

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 historical homes, art and architecture. From self-guided itineraries to a guided tour, Jackson offers a historic glimpse of yesteryear. If you represent a tour bus company or operator click here for group specific information.

The Original Jackson Historic Prison Tour

DO TIME AT MICHIGAN’S FIRST STATE PRISON Do time at Michigan's First State Prison, once the largest in the world. Begin downtown at the historic Michigan Theatre... » Read more on The Original Jackson Historic Prison Tour

Downtown Walking Tour from the Amtrak Train Station

Michigan Central Railroad Jackson Depot   In operation since September 1, 1873, Jackson’s Train Depot is the oldest continually operating passenger rail station in the United States and was also... » Read more on Downtown Walking Tour from the Amtrak Train Station

St Demetrius Orthodox Church Byzantine Fresco Tour

St. Demetrius Orthodox Church, the little “jewel of Jackson” is painted from floor to ceiling with Byzantine frescos.  The ancient technique of two-dimensional painting has been used... » Read more on St Demetrius Orthodox Church Byzantine Fresco Tour

Historical Home & Buildings Tour

On July 6, 1854, a state convention of anti-slavery men was held in Jackson, Michigan,  to found a new political party. Since the convention day was hot and the huge crowd... » Read more on Historical Home & Buildings Tour

Fall Foliage Tour - West

In the fall, Jackson turns many beautiful shades of colors—from green and yellow to orange and red, and every color in between—all because of the dense... » Read more on Fall Foliage Tour - West

Fall Foliage Tour - Northeast

Northeast Jackson County is included in a region of Michigan now  called the Big 400, a 20 mile by 20 mile rural area that includes the Waterloo Recreation Area, the largest state... » Read more on Fall Foliage Tour - Northeast

Fall Color Driving Tour - Brooklyn Irish Hills

The Brooklyn-Irish Hills area features a unique combination of picturesque countryside, hometown charm and more than 50 lakes for recreation. In the fall, the colors can be enjoyed throughout the area,... » Read more on Fall Color Driving Tour - Brooklyn Irish Hills

Fall Crane and Color Bus Tour

For the past five years the Haehnle Sanctuary Committee, in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, The Waterloo Historical Society, and the Sandhill Crane Vineyard, has offered a... » Read more on Fall Crane and Color Bus Tour

Uniquely Jackson Tour

This is a sample itinerary of things you, your family and your friends may do in Jackson, Michigan. Please follow as much or as little of this itinerary as you... » Read more on Uniquely Jackson Tour

Wine Tour

Jackson produces wonderful wine from its beautiful, fertile soil. Take our vineyard tour to find out just how spectacular these wines can be! The wineries and vineyards around Jackson are... » Read more on Wine Tour

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Jackson

Jackson Gas Company 229 S. Mechanic Street Built circa 1912 for the offices and showrooms of the Jackson Gas Company where gas-powered lighting equipment and appliances were... » Read more on Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Jackson