Destination guide

Exciting Jackson will entice you

Take a vacation to Jackson and enjoy the area's history, art galleries and churches. This cosmopolitan city is known for its coffeehouses, waterfalls and shopping. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Jackson

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jackson a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascade Falls (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Tomac Woods Golf Course (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Jackson

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jackson is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascade Falls (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hayes State Park (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Watkins Lake State Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)

Traveling to and around Jackson

The nearest airport is in Ann Arbor, MI (ARB-Ann Arbor Municipal), located 33.9 mi (54.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), which is 54.2 mi (87.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Jackson Station.

Where to stay around Jackson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 85 holiday lettings near Jackson. From 39 Houses to 32 Cabins, 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:

  • Cascade Falls: 52 holiday lettings
  • Sandhill Crane Vineyards: 62 holiday lettings
  • Ella Sharp Museum: 74 holiday lettings
  • Jackson Station: 52 holiday lettings
  • Eldorado Golf Course: 28 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 39 Houses in Jackson. Our other popular types of Jackson holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 32 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jackson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Jackson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.