Explore the Inn
Beyond our luxurious guest rooms, you may explore our Civil War library with over 2,000 books, some over 100 years old, depicting life during and after the Civil War. You can swing in the hammock or sip lemonade, sweet tea, or a mint julep in the many rocking chairs on the property. Learn about our native flora and fauna by visiting our gardens or the home of Pulitzer Prize winner, Eudora Welty, who lived just around the corner from the Inn. Venture out into Jackson and explore our museums and art galleries or take in a minor league baseball game. Take the day off and go shopping at Renaissance Outdoor Mall or nearby Fondren, for antiques and collectible stores. Relax and unwind with a game of golf at nearby LeFleur State Park or walk to and visit the Children’s Museum. Experience the Canton Balloon Festival, Vicksburg’s Civil War re-enactments, Symphony Pops by the Rez, or tour the Nissan plant. Or stay on property and check out our “History Wall” and “Wall of Fame,” which tell the stories of the Inn, past and present. Regardless of your interests, there is plenty to do on sunny or rainy days at the Fairview Inn. As a bonus, when you select the Fairview Inn as your Mississippi vacation spot for a weekend getaway, you get to dine in 1908 Provisions for dinner or Sunday brunch.
You may also want to venture out into the neighborhood and see the historic homes of Belhaven, Venture onto the campuses of Millsaps or Belhaven Colleges and experience their arts programs. Ask about our resident ghosts or learn about the antiques of the Inn from our Innkeepers. There is always something to see or do at the Fairview Inn and the surrounding community.