Jackson, MS

While planning my Quintessential Southern Road Trip, I assumed Jackson would be the historical portion of the trip. The city itself is conveniently located between Memphis and Baton Rouge, and I needed to check Mississippi off my list. I figured we would go to civil war museums and read about black history in the south…I mean, it’s Jackson, Mississippi. I kept thinking about The Help.

I was pretty far off.

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The Quintessential Southern Road Trip

In my three years of college, my best friends and I have unsuccessfully tried to go to Orlando about five times. This spring break, we tried again, but let’s face it: Disney World tickets and Harry Potter wands are two semester’s worth of textbooks.

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