With average high temperatures ranging from the upper 50s to about 90 degrees, Jackson is a great place to visit any time of the year. Located roughly in the center of Mississippi, Jackson offers visitors a variety of attractions. Scientifically curious visitors may want to begin at the Russell C. Davis Planetarium near Jackson State University. After viewing these local natural wonders, head to the Jackson Zoo to see amazing creatures from around the world. Given the picturesque lakes and rivers near Jackson, it is no surprise that this is a favorite area for hiking and fishing. No matter how you spend your days in Jackson, be sure to plan with Extended Stay America and enjoy a variety of amenities that include a fully equipped kitchen in all rooms. See you in Jackson, MS.