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Michigan International Speedway -  Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is the Great Escape, a venerable NASCAR national park where fans can get away and enjoy the very best in racing and camaraderie.

Cascades Falls - These man-made, illuminated waterfalls were built as the dream of businessman William Sparks, and work began in 1931.  The site is 500 feet in length and 64 feet in height.  Cascades Falls has 6 fountains, 16 falls, 230 colored electric lights with musical accompaniment.  These falls are illuminated every night from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Cascades Falls is accessible to both wheelchair and stroller and has free parking.  A fee is charged for admission.  Group rates are available by advanced notice.

Westwood Mall - Are you in a mood for shopping?  Jackson Travelodge is not too far from the Westwood Mall.  It is located just west of downtown.  Shoppers can experience the traditional mall shopping, and the mall features many department stores and brand name stores that offer terrific shopping for everyone!

Ella Sharp Museum - This was the home of Ella Merriman Sharp, which opened as a museum in 1965.  Ms. Sharp turned her property over to the city of Jackson in 1912 to develop a park and a museum for everyone to enjoy.  The museum keeps many treasures of Jackson's past such as W.H. Withington's letter to his wife from the Confederate prison, furniture made by prison inmates, the table where the Republican party platform was signed, Ms. Sharp's wedding dress and more.  A gift shop and a restaurant are attached to the museum.  Group tours are available and the museum hosts birthday parties as well.  

Nearby Restaurants:

Whatever your preference is, Jackson Travelodge is near many full-service and ethnic restaurants.  Please, let the front desk staff know if you need any further assistance.

Golf Courses:

Cascades Golf Course
Ella Sharp Park

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