I’m Goin’ to Jackson Tour

I’m Goin’ to Jackson Tour

If you want to live like a true Jackson local, this is for you.

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First Stop: Dinner at Clifton Brothers BBQ

Welcome to Jackson! Make yourself at home with dinner at Clifton Brothers BBQ. This family-owned smokehouse serves up slow-smoked brisket, pulled pork, ribs, and chicken. Round out your meal with their homemade desserts for a sweet welcome to our city.

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292 Parkstone Pl.

Stop 2: Hub City Brewing 

Next, head to Hub City Brewing, where you’ll find 14,000 square feet of pure fun! Built from the bones of an iconic hundred-year-old building, it’s the perfect backdrop for games, locally handcrafted brews, live music, and fun for friends and the whole family!

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250 W Main St.

Stop 3: The Downtown Tavern

Close out your first night in Jackson at The Downtown Tavern. Here, you’ll find live music and new faces that welcome you like an old friend. 

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208 N Liberty St.

First Stop: Turntable Coffee Counter 

Nothing fuels a day of exploring like local coffee! Head to Turntable Coffee Counter for your morning pick-me-up and a dose of the best vibes. 

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300 E Main St. 

Stop 2: Downtown Jackson Cluster 

With coffee in hand, it’s the perfect time to walk around and explore Downtown Jackson. 

  • Head to Havner’s Frame Shop to experience a local art gallery.

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    105 N Church St.

  • Grounded Plant Co. is a haven of luscious greenery – heaven for a plant lover. 

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    114 E Lafayette St

  • Third Eye Curiosities offers a selection of vinyl, antiques, and a variety of unexpected treasures. 

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    116 E Baltimore St.

  • TheLOCAL is a micro-retail development that provides local entrepreneurs and artisans with a space to sell goods and develop their business.

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    202 W Lafayette St.

  • In the warmer months, The West Tennessee Farmers’ Market is at its prime with a large selection of vendors and local food trucks. 


    91 New Market St.

  • The Jackson Walk is the perfect spot to treat yourself to some boutique shopping and pampering. 

Stop 3: Lunchtime!

Hope you’re hungry – it’s lunch time! Here are two options to satisfy your midday cravings:

  • Rock’n Dough Pizza
    At Rock’n Dough Pizza, you’ll find artisan pizza, salads, pasta, burgers, and more. With locally sourced ingredients and pizza slices the size of your face, you’re in for a treat here. Speaking of treats, we recommend topping your meal off with some delicious beignets.

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    16 Jackson Walk Plaza

  • Jackson’s Kitchen & Catering
    Jackson’s Kitchen & Catering offers mouthwatering salads, sandwiches, bowls, and desserts, as well as a selection of specialty coffee and cocktails. 

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    203 E Lafayette St. 

Stop 4: Legends of Tennessee Music Museum at the Carnegie

Your next stop, The Legends of Tennessee Music Museum at the Carnegie, honors music legends who called West Tennessee “home,” like Carl Perkins, Tina Turner, Sonny Boy Williamson, and W.S. Holland.  Explore rock’s beginnings in Jackson, which have been acknowledged by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, and Elvis. 

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305 E College St. 

Stop 5: Gil Scott Heron Mural

When you wrap up at the museum, walk across the street to the mural honoring musician Gil Scott Heron.

Gil Scott-Heron spent his childhood in Jackson. In January of 1962, he was one of the first three African American students to enroll at Tigrett Junior High School in Jackson. 

He blended elements of jazz, blues, and soul as a precursor to modern-day hip hop as we know it. Gil Scott-Heron has been honored as a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Grammy Award Winner, and is dubbed the “Godfather of Rap” by many.

Stop 6: Ice Cream at Green Frog 

Visit Green Frog for a mid-afternoon ice cream treat. Ice cream scoops, hand-dipped milkshakes, and “super sundaes” are calling your name with flavors ranging from banana pudding to cotton candy to mint chocolate chip and more. If you need some caffeine, Green Frog also offers a full espresso menu – we recommend the Famous Dirty Snowman!

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1410 Union University Dr. 

Stop 7: The Shoppes at North Park

At the Shoppes at North Park, explore charming local boutiques and shops, paint pottery, or spend some “you” time at the spa. 

Stop 8: Shopping at Thomsen Farms 

While you’re in the shopping mood, head over to The Shoppes at Thomsen Farms. A little shopping, pampering, and loaded tea are the perfect ways to spend the rest of your afternoon. 

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Stop 9: Dinner at Bourbon & Barley

Kick back with dinner at Bourbon & Barley, a restaurant and bourbon bar with pizza, steaks, sliders, and over 80 bourbon choices. 


1037 Union University Dr.

Last Stop: Slide & Ride Rodeo 

Slip on those cowboy boots and round out your night at Slide & Ride Rodeo! This rockin’ country bar features live bull riding, live music, line dancing, nightly DJs, and a game room. 

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45 Broadview Dr.

First Stop: Brunch at Skillet Junction 

Kick off the day with brunch at Skillet Junction in the beautiful, historic Neely House in Downtown Jackson. With menu options like the banana foster pancakes, boozy biscuits, and brulee French toast, this is sure to be a highlight of the weekend. 

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575 S Royal St. 

Stop 2: Wine Time!

  • Crown Winery
    Located just North of Jackson in Humboldt, a visit to Crown Winery feels like stepping into a Tuscan-inspired villa. While their specialty is handcrafted wine with 9 varieties of grapes grown in their 20-acre vineyard, they also serve beer brewed on-site as well as fresh-baked pizza. The picturesque Italian architecture covered in vines sets a dreamy atmosphere for your wine tasting experience.

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    3638 E Mitchell St. | Humboldt 

  • Century Farm Winery
    At Century Farm Winery, you’ll find a beautiful tasting room with a selection of classic dry reds, semi-sweet reds, white and blush wines, sweet and fruit wines, or dessert wines. Seasonal options include warm mulled wine in the colder months or cold slushes in the summertime. 

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    1548 Lower Brownsville Rd.

Last Stop: Samuel T. Bryant Distillery 

Wrap up the day at the Samuel T. Bryant distillery, where you can enjoy handcrafted spirits made on a family farm that’s over a century old. They produce a diverse selection of Tennessee spirits using locally sourced ingredients.

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1331 Lower Brownsville Rd.