About Jackson, TN
Welcome to our Jackson, TN, eye care center, located conveniently between Memphis and Nashville. We are pleased to serve West Tennessee with a full range of eye care services, including eye exams, vision testing, management for ocular disease, eyeglasses and contact lenses. Situated in The Columns shopping center, our team at The Eye Care Group has been providing residents of Jackson, TN, and all neighboring communities, with sharp and healthy vision for over 43 years!
The Columns is growing by leaps and bounds on all sides of our optometry office, with a diverse variety of retail stores, cafes, boutiques and restaurants. If you’re looking for a meal or snack after your eye exam in Jackson, TN, we recommend Snappy Tomato Pizza! Our very own optical manager, Theresa Brown and her husband, own this flavorful pizzeria. (However, the awesome cheesy and crispy taste is the real reason we eat here, and not just because of Theresa!)
Jackson, TN, is the main hub of Madison County and the second-largest city in West Tennessee. We are located between the musical capitals of Nashville and Memphis, and famed as the site of the International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame Museum, which spotlights the lively contributions of Tennessee musicians. Throughout the year, plenty of Jackson festivals attract crowds to settle down and move to the beat of our city, such as the Shannon Street MusicFest, Old-Time Musical Festival and Rockabilly Fest.Read more
Your whole family can view and experience the history of Jackson, TN, and the greater region at the Casey Jones Village. This winning attractions includes The Historic Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum, the popular Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store Restaurant, the 175-year-old Providence House, and the Village Chapel, a church that dates back over a century, and many more interesting sites! There’s enough to keep you busy all day. To stay energized – stop in at the Old Country Store Dixie Café Takeout or Dine-In, or enjoy a creamy confection at the authentically recreated 1890’s Ice Cream Parlor & Fudge Shoppe.
If you’re looking for outdoor tranquility, head to Cypress Grove Nature Park, a local reserve for indigenous plant life and wildlife. It’s only a few minutes from downtown Jackson, and attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year to walk along the winding, elevated boardwalk that cuts through a shady cypress forest. Plenty of benches and gazebos invite you to sit down and observe the beautiful surroundings. Another fantastic Jackson, TN, attraction is the Century Farm Winery, located on a working family-run farm. The owners have been making wines here for years, and now they opened their doors to allow visitors to tour the winery and vineyard too.
We have so many sites to tell you about in Jackson, that it’s hard to hold back! If you’re looking for a truly unique place to visit, we have a few additional suggestions:
1) Rusty’s TV and Movie Car Museum, where over 25 iconic cars that were used in movies or TV shows are on display.
2) Enhance your understanding of our musical roots at The Carnegie Center for Arts & History, also named The Legends of Tennessee Music Museum. Housed in a building built by Andrew Carnegie, this museum has a Civil War museum in the basement, topped by a small theater, and a floor dedicated to sharing the musical heritage of West Tennessee.
3) Shop in Jackson’s one-of-a-kind Vintage Market on Church Street. Here you can browse three floors of shops full of handcrafted furniture, home décor, clothing, vintage art and antiques.