Itinerary: Six Flags & Jackson

Visiting Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari in Jackson? Make a weekend out of it with this three-day itinerary.

Friday Evening

After checking into your hotel, grab some dinner with the family at Mona Lisa Pizza, famous for its gourmet pizzas such as Vodka Pie, Buffalo Chicken Pan Pie and Lasagna Pie.


Start your morning with a stop by Village Donut Shop, a long-time mainstay serving up hot breakfast sandwiches and freshly baked donuts, turnovers and crumb buns.

For the rest of your day, take your pick from exciting amusement park adventures. At Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari, roller coasters, carousels, go-karts, bumper cars and more await. Don’t miss the Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth, a pendulum ride that spins and swings 17 stories above Metroplis at 75 mph. At the safari end of the park, go on an off-road adventure through a 350-acre preserve, where you’ll see exotic animals such as giraffes, elephants and tigers in an immersive safari experience. If water fun is on your wish list, make your way to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, boasting a thrilling lineup of water slides, rafting adventures and splash areas.

After a long day of fun adventures, bring the family to Cornerstone Kitchen & Tap for dinner. Fill up on everything from fresh salads and juicy burgers to upscale options such as filet au poivre and pan-seared salmon, paired with one of the many craft beers on tap.


For your last day in Jackson, be sure to stop by the beloved Jackson Diner, a 1950s-style diner with vintage décor and a menu packed with classic breakfast dishes: specialty omelets, fluffy pancakes, crunchy Belgian waffles and dense French toast.

After breakfast, spend some time at Howling Woods Farm, where you can take an hour-long tour of the wolf dog preserve and get up close with some of the rescued animals. (Don’t forget: You must make an appointment before your visit, NO walk-ins.)

Then, head over to Jackson Premium Outlets for lunch and to spend the rest of the day browsing 70 brand name stores, from Coach and Calvin Klein to Bose and Brooks Brothers, with incredible discounts offered every day.