If you are feeling tired and stressed, now is the time to take a break from your everyday life. Escape the city’s madness and experience one of the best weekend getaways from New Orleans! Jackson, MS, is a top destination when it comes to touring the deep South, and it’s less than three hours away from The Big Easy. Explore the city, visit the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, hike in the Petrified Forest, and eat the most delicious pastries! Don’t delay; discover one of the best weekend getaways from New Orleans and start planning your trip to the Historic Fairview Inn today.
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Here Is Why Jackson, MS, Is One of the Best Weekend Getaways From New Orleans
Things to Do and See
There is so much to do and see in Jackson, MS, and it’s this variety of activities that make it one of the best weekend getaways from New Orleans. (Jackson is also a great road trip stop!) Stroll the quaint streets and eat delicious pastries at La Brioche, explore the magical Petrified Forest, and head downtown to learn about Jackson’s history in one of the nearby museums. Some of our favorites include:
- Museum of Mississippi History
- Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
- Mississippi Museum of Art
- Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
- Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum
- Eudora Welty House
- … And many more!
Where To Stay
If you wish to spend a weekend getaway from New Orleans in Jackson, MS, the Historic Fairview Inn is the perfect place for you! Take advantage of our special Weekend Getaway Package and experience the rich heritage of the city right in your room. Built in 1908, the Historic Fairview Inn is one of the only post-colonial houses of the era remaining in Jackson. Our elegant inn is anchored in Southern tradition and takes you back to the glamour of the Old South. We offer a selection of luxurious suites and stunning amenities for guests to enjoy.
Keep the Romance Alive at Fairview Inn
The Historic Fairview Inn is also perfect for a romantic weekend getaway! Our private spa is considered one of the best in the area and offers healing massages and soothing treatments, all performed by licensed therapists. Once you’ve relaxed with a luxurious body treatment, head to our Library Lounge and enjoy a signature cocktail. You can sip on an old-fashioned while surrounded by the works of famous Southern authors like William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, and Eudora Welty.
Don’t go back to your room right away! Stop at our restaurant, 1908 Provisions, and enjoy a romantic evening with delicious entrees. Chef Corey Ellison serves up delicious Southern fare with a few modern twists. Try seasonal dishes like the stuffed pork tenderloin, Simon’s 1908 burger, and, our favorite, the redfish almondine!
Stop at the Historic Fairview Inn During Your Tour of the South
Book our Executive Suite and treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind experience! You’ll travel back in time with the charming 19th-century decor, including a stunning mahogany bed and a spacious living room area. Take a hot shower in your private bathroom and put on one of the complimentary robes. Get a good night’s rest and sleep away all of your stress. In the morning, wake up feeling refreshed and enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast.
Book your stay today and have the best weekend at the Historic Fairview Inn!