Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Jackson

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Jackson. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and horse riding. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Jackson

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jackson a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steele Crest Winery (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lazy L Safari Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Perryville Country Club (23 mi / 37 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jackson

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Jackson. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Litz Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Anna City Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jackson

Fly into Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI-Cape Girardeau Municipal), the closest airport, located 15.3 mi (24.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Cairo, IL (CIR-Cairo Regional), which is 34.7 mi (55.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Jackson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 20 holiday lettings near Jackson. From 7 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jackson for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jackson?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jackson. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lazy L Safari Park: 19 holiday lettings
  • Steele Crest Winery: 19 holiday lettings
  • Litz Park: 16 holiday lettings
  • Southern Illinois University: 101 holiday lettings
  • General John A. Logan Museum: 57 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jackson listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jackson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of Jackson holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 17 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.