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2017 Haunted Houses

Oct 02, 2017

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Halloween is coming up, make sure you know where all the haunted houses are in and around Jackson for the 2017 season! Jackson's Underworld Corps Barn DarkSyde Acres  Shawhaven Haunted Farm Check out our community calendar for more Halloween

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Fall Driving Tour

Sep 29, 2017

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Vegies, Corn Mazes, Orchards, Hard Cider, Wineries, and more! Follow the tour, or go rogue and plan your own route! Time & Date: All locations listed have various operating hours throughout the week, this driving plan

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Fall Cycling in Jackson

Sep 14, 2017

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For many bicyclists, fall is their favorite time to ride.  The air is crisp and clean, the sky is a deeper blue, and leaves are magically changing from green to yellow, red and brown.  In Jackson county, the

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Fall Crawl

Aug 18, 2017

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The moment I moved to Michigan, fall became my favorite season. Why? Maybe it was that Michigan falls happen after we come down from our breakneck summer activities. Or maybe it was the contrast to our wintry and wet springs.

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Bike Sharing is Here!

Aug 18, 2017

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Bike Sharing is here, Jackson County! If you’re in the area for business or pleasure and didn’t bring a bike, or if you’re a local and just simply don’t own a bike

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Jackson Waterways

Aug 17, 2017

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Paddling in #JacksonMI "Paddling in Jackson, Michigan in autumn is a wonderful experience. One need only travel a few miles from home to be able to enjoy the headwaters of the Kalamazoo, Portage, Raisin or the Grand Rivers. Whether one

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Our Family’s Vacation in Jackson

Jul 25, 2017

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I have to be honest - when my wife suggested we spend a week visiting her sister and family in Jackson, MI my first thoughts weren’t filled with excitement. We had visited Jackson two years ago - for

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Experiencing History in Jackson

Jun 23, 2017

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While we may not have the historic walking tours of plantations that they do in the south, or John Quincy Adams house tours that Boston offers, Jackson has a rich and vibrant history of its own and one worth experiencing.

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown: Take a hike!

May 01, 2017

I don’t know about your family but whenever my family goes away on vacation we are always looking for a day or two of fun but free activities to keep everyone busy and help out our budget. 

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Walking Tour of Downtown Jackson

May 31, 2016

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If you haven’t heard, there’s a lot happening downtown these days. Downtown Jackson has had no shortage of changes, plans and initiatives throughout the years. But today’s plans, even with my limited experience, seem

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