Located just a few miles northeast of Jackson, Flowood is the ideal place for those who want homes for rent in a major metropolitan area, but without the big-city feel. This family-oriented city not only has a thriving commercial industry, but also a flourishing arts and culture community, making it an exciting Southern community. Flowood also has numerous public parks and recreation centers, and the tree-lined residential areas give the city a quaint and cozy vibe.
Shopping lovers and foodies alike will enjoy Flowood, which has a bevy of dining and retail areas throughout the city. The Dogwood Festival Market & Promenade is popular among residents, as well as Market Street and Lakeland Commons. For nature lovers, Crystal Lake has fishing piers, a boat launch and several picnic areas, while The Nature Park features 40 acres of trails through a hardwood forest beside a lake. Flowood also provides many sporting opportunities, including a luxury 18-hole golf course, state-of-the-art baseball and softball complexes and an indoor dirt track for off-road racing. Above all, Flowood is known for its annual community events for kids and adults, such as the popular Easter egg hunt and festival.