Greater Jackson is an area replete with all the ingredients of life: affordable and attractive neighborhoods; abundant recreational activities and cultural entertainment; a variety of upscale malls, stores and bargain shops; restaurants specializing in everything from home cooking to haute cuisine; and an assortment of celebrations, festivals and major events covering sports and the arts. All this and a populace known for their gracious hospitality make the Greater Jackson area an exceptional place to live, work and play. The people who work, play and live here do so with passion, grace and heart. These people are more than just residents; they are artists, musicians, teachers, restaurateurs, doctors, lawyers, business people, hotel owners, moms and pops who all call this place home; typically going out of their way to make it actually feel like home for visitors. In the Greater Jackson Area hospitality isn’t just an industry, it’s a way of life.