Jackson trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Jackson

Trip Planner USA  /  Georgia  /  Jackson
(4/5 based on 280+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: nature, trails, theme parks
Jackson is a city in Butts County, Georgia, United States. The city is the county seat of Butts County. The population was 5,045 at the 2010 census, up from 3,934 at the 2000 census. The community was named after governor James Jackson.HistoryFounded in 1826, Jackson began as a 303acre plot purchased for the purpose of starting the town. The plot was divided into squares and each square into lots. The first buyer of a lot in the new town was John D. Swift of Newton County, Georgia. During the Civil War, much of Jackson was razed by the army of General William T. Sherman during his March to the Sea. After the war, Jackson, like much of the South, struggled economically for decades. Jackson remained little more than a small village until the arrival of the railroads in the latter half of the 19th century. On May 5, 1882, the first train arrived in Jackson, heralding a new era in transportation of people and goods.During the 20th century, Jackson grew and industrial textile mills became the largest employer of local citizens. The arrival of Interstate 75 just a few miles to the southwest of the city gave citizens quick access to Atlanta and Macon. The numerous schools throughout the county consolidated into one central school system located in Jackson, and the schools desegregated in 1968. In the 1970s, Jackson slowly became a bedroom community. City taxes were also abolished in the 1970s.
Customize your holiday with our United States vacation generator to create an adventure that suits you.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Jackson

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Jackson:
Zoos & aquariums, museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Trails, sightseeing, fun & games
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, theme parks
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Georgia

7 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Atlanta & Orlando BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Dallas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, outdoors, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC June, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Toronto & Atlanta BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Toronto & Atlanta BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES January, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Athens BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News