Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1250 Highway 35 S.
Forest, MS 39074
Phone: (601) 469-2100
Fax: (601) 469-5028
Beat the heat with a fun day out with friends and family. This splash park is perfect for a day out on a hot summer afternoon. Especially good for kids, it has plenty of space to have a bit of summer fun.
One of the city's many public parks, this splash of green in the city center offers a place to enjoy fun activities from picnicking as well as courts to enjoy outdoor recreation and sports like tennis.
If you are looking for family fun and some relief from the hot Southern sun, head for the Rapids. Located near Ridgeland on the western shore of the Ross Barnett Reservoir, this fun park is about a 15-minute trip from downtown Jackson. Covering more than 25 acres, you will thrill to the variety of water activities provided, including swimming and wading pools, water slides and amusement rides.
Boyd Mounds Site is an archaeological site located in Madison County, Mississippi. It was from the late Woodland and early Mississippian period, consisting of six burial mounds. One of the mounds is adjacent to Natchez Trace Parkway and is accessible for public visits. Excavations by the National Park Service of the mounds in the 1960s found remains of more than 40 individuals and various artifacts. This destination was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1989.
Canton Square is the hub of Christmas celebrations in Canton. The historic square is adorned with shimmery lights and decor items. The square remains noted for its heritage value and tourist appeal.
The Maddison County Courthouse is a significant landmark in Canton. Located on North Union Street, the courthouse dates back to the mid-19th Century and has quite notable architecture.
Canton Convention and Visitors Bureau is the ideal place to know about the city. Get an insight into the city's important landmarks, major tourist destinations, travel and shopping.
A lovely neighborhood park, Friendship Park is perfect for kids to enjoy. The park features a playground for the little ones, while a one mile jogging trail is available for fitness buffs and outdoor enthusiasts.
Wolcott Park in Ridgeland features sportsgrounds for team sport like softball, baseball and hockey. If you enjoy an invigorating run, the many jogging and nature trails are the perfect place to exercise. Kids will enjoy the children's playground within the park. Spread out over 40 acres, the park is a great place for outdoor recreation and sport.
Whether you are bringing a carload of youngsters or an entire industry's worth of executives, this full-service receptive agency can make your tour of Jackson memorable and efficient. Offering customized tour planning and step-on guides to the city and area, Harold Johnson and his friendly staff can cater a sightseeing plan for groups ranging in size from one to 100. As the company operates its own fleet of tour buses, you will not be encumbered with middle men and extra charges. The company's years of local experience translate into a comprehensive and informed tour for all.
What was once a rural town is now home to a thriving arts revival district known as Fondren. This region was once the location of the Mississippi Lunatic Asylum, and has since evolved immensely to become a diverse community of residences, shops and performance spaces.
Tougaloo College was founded in 1869, appropriately enough, on the former site of a Mississippi plantation. A pioneer in the education, training and enlightenment of former slaves, Tougaloo now stands as one of the most respected historically black colleges in America. Many of the campus buildings have been preserved and restored, including the impressive Coleman Library, which houses an extensive collection of Civil Rights artifacts and materials as well as a multi million dollar art collection. The museum's collection of African-American artwork is considered the finest in the Southeast.