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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

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EpIQ Escapes- the Reality-Based Escape Room in Jackson

Apr 30, 2018

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Hey Jackson! Trying to get your kids off their cell phones and tablets? Want to spend more time with your family but don’t want to risk the typical table flipping, family game night calamity? Then do I have

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17 Years of Jackson Blues Festival

Apr 30, 2018

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Cindy Hayden-Fuller reflecting on 17 years of the Jackson Blues Festival:  "I am so proud of this great community event. The excitement and growth of this festival has really put Jackson on the map as far as great Blues

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Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Jan 09, 2018

Valerie Herr is a passionate community member, writer and regular contributor to the Experience Jackson Blog. This series of blogs, entitled Learn To Be a Tourist in Your Own Town was originally published in the Jackson Area Collaborative Kids

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June Bus Tour 2017

Jun 26, 2017

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In June we took a bus full of awesome campers from Michigan International Speedway on a tour of Cell Block 7, and ended the tour at the Grand River Brewery where we had MIS President Rick Brenner doing a meet

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Apr 01, 2017

While we might be enjoying this mild winter around this time of year most of us start to experience cabin fever. So, what better way to cure cabin fever than getting out of our house and trying something new?  

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How to Kill 3 Hours in Downtown Jackson: For Wedding Parties and Guests

Mar 30, 2017

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I’ve been there, so I can relate. You’ve just prepared for and sat through a wedding ceremony and now you have several hours to kill.  Well fear not, downtown Jackson is the perfect venue to

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MIS: Planning Your Trip

Mar 28, 2017

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Experience the thrill of racing at NACARS fastest track: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Michigan. With 18 degree banking and 73 foot turns, this track offers guests the opportunity to see racing at its best. Trust me, regardless on if you come

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5 Reasons Why Art, Beer & Wine Festival Must be on Your Summer To-Do List

Mar 01, 2017

Art, Beer & Wine Festival is an annual event held on the Ella Sharp Museum grounds in Jackson, Michigan. It’s a signature event for the Jackson area, drawing people from Michigan and beyond. If you’ve never

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Learn to be a Tourist in your Hometown

Feb 06, 2017

When most of us go on vacation we spend a little time before hand looking into the town we are going to. We want to know what locations we are going to have to stop at, the very best local

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