Traveller's Guide: Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Monday 23 June 2008
US Airways (0845 600 3300; www.usairways.com) flies from Gatwick to Jackson via Charlotte. Delta (0845 600 0950; www.delta.com) flies from Heathrow via Atlanta. To reduce environmental impact, you can buy an "offset" through Abta's Reduce my Footprint initiative (020-7637 2444; www.reducemyfootprint.travel).
Blues lovers can stay at the Poindexter Park Inn, 803 Deer Park, Jackson (001 601 944 1392), a beautiful B&B in a historic house full of blues memorabilia. Doubles start at $69 (£36), with breakfast.
Peaches Café, 327 North Farish Street, Jackson (001 601 354 9267).
Alamo Theater, 333 North Farish Street, Jackson (001 601 352 3365).
Blue Front Café, 107 E Railroad Avenue, Bentonia (001 662 755 2278).
www.visitjackson.com; 001 601 960 1891
www.visitmississippi.org; 001 601 359 3297
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