The Jackson Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau publishes several brochures, including a sports factilities guide, a family fun guide, A Civil Rights Movement Driving Tour, a Dining Guide, a Meeting Planner and Group Tour Planner. You can write to the Convention and Visitors Bureau or download the brochures on the official Web site (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required, but also available for download). The Web site also includes maps, links to other online resources, a history of this most-southern city, and other facts on visiting Jackson. Write to: Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau, 111 East Capitol Street, Suite 102, Jackson, Mississippi 39201. Contact them by phone toll-free at: 800-354-7695

The Official City of Jackson Web site also features information on happenings around the city, with links to attractions, accommodations, things to do, places to eat and a calendar of upcoming events.

And if you’re looking to take in the surrounding area of Mississippi, or want to take a trip to the Gulf Coast, visit the Official Mississippi Tourism and Travel Guide Web site. You can write to them for additional brochures and request more information on visiting Mississippi at: Mississippi Division of Tourism Development, Post Office Box 849, Jackson, MS 39205. By phone toll-free at: 800-733-6477, and by e-mail at: tourdiv@mississippi.org