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Foodie Travels: Add Mississippi’s Gulf Coast to your spring itinerary

By Kara Kimbrough The burnt ends platter sells out quickly at Murky Waters, so placing an order early in the day is critical. Courtesy photo Spring, wonderful spring … the official start of vacation season. Before you pack the car or book a flight, consider an alternate plan. Don’t wreck the budget with a long sojourn to an expensive out-of-state resort area filled with pricey restaurants. Instead, look no further than our own Gulf Coast. Besides festivals held almost every weekend, beach walking, shopping, casino hopping, sightseeing and…

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Thriving Coastal Mississippi ready to host annual Southern Gaming Summit

By Gary Trask Beau Rivage will once again host the Southern Gaming Summit - one of the longest running gaming industry trade shows in the country. Despite a series of unimaginable and unavoidable obstacles, the gaming industry in the state of Mississippi continues to thrive. The last 15-plus years have been a roller coaster ride for the state, most notably the Coastal Mississippi region, which has been forced to deal with outside factors such as catastrophic natural disasters, a recession, the largest oil spill in U.S. history, and a…

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Wanna Bet?

You can always bet on a good time in Mississippi Words by Paige Townley The adventure never ends in Mississippi, and that includes gaming as well. Mississippi is packed with casinos across the state, and it’s one of the only states that allows sports betting on-site at casinos as well. Whether you prefer poker, roulette, or slots—and whether you prefer to play them on a riverboat casino or at a beachside resort—Mississippi is the state that offers it all. Something About Sportsbooks Mississippi offers a number of casinos all over the state…

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The Waterfront South

From marshes and bayous to rivers and barrier islands, the South has much to offer when it comes to waterfront appeal. Group travelers can board boats for wildlife-watching cruises or take guided kayaking adventures along some of the marshes and water features that pepper the area. These five Southern waterfront destinations also feature some world-class attractions, including aquariums, botanical gardens and museums. Coastal Mississippi Biloxi, Gulfport and 10 other small towns along the Mississippi coast are fantastic getaways for fans of…

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Museums on Mississippi Gulf Coast

4 Mississippi Gulf Coast Museums for the History Buff Mention the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and you may think of sunning on white sand beaches, deep-sea fishing, or dining al fresco. All of those are great Gulf Coast activities…except when the weather doesn’t cooperate. On the occasional rainy or chilly day, plan to visit one of several Mississippi Gulf Coast museums. Here are four museums that history buffs, especially, will enjoy: Beauvoir – Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library The Beauvoir mansion – Jefferson Davis’ retirement home…

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17 BEST THINGS TO DO IN BILOXI MS FOR COASTAL FUN

Biloxi, Mississippi is a vibrant city located on the Gulf of Mexico. It is largely known for its world-class casinos and stunning beaches. Biloxi is also home to a number of historical points of interest, including the Biloxi Lighthouse and the Biloxi shrimp industry. With museums, parks, attractions, outdoor adventures, fishing charters, family fun, and more, this town is full of fun the whole family will enjoy. Here are 17 things to do in Biloxi MS that we know you and your crew are going to love. CASINO TIME Biloxi is primarily known for…

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8 Easy and Helpful Ways to LOVE the US Gulf Coast

Here are some Ways to LOVE the US Gulf Coast because the Gulf sure has taken a beating in our lifetime. Any one of us can make a tiny difference but many of us collectively can change the world. Or at least OUR world—the extraordinary US Gulf Coast. Hopefully every other article on this website will live up to our philosophy of Cool, Happy, and Fun things to do, seee, and eat on the US Gulf Coast. But this treatise is for anyone who cares and is concerned about the environmental issues and the prior, existing, and potential devastation of the…

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Eat, Stay, Love: 9 more must-visit properties around the Southeast

From an extra-hip hotel in Miami to a pint-sized boutique inn in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, these nine spots shine The Hemingway Ocean Springs, Mississippi This pint-sized boutique inn in downtown Ocean Springs breathes new life into a century-old building that over the years has housed a pharmacy, a photo-finishing business, an art salon, even City Hall. Each of the four rooms feels light and airy, with pale tones, warm natural materials, and surprisingly luxurious touches like marble-clad bathrooms. Read full article…

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9 Beautiful Beach Towns Perfect For Retirees

In retirement, time is a luxury you finally have. You can while away your days as you see fit. You can do as little or as much as you like and not feel guilty. If you’re feeling reflective and want to just chill and chill, so be it. If you run yourself ragged with errands, volunteering, or whatever brings you joy, no worries; you can sleep in the next day and the next. Where you live helps set the tone. For many, a beach town is ideal for life’s last chapter. If you’re looking for where to go to fill the pages, here’s a little something to get…

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Consider Gulf Coast Ecotourism When You're In Mississippi

Mississippi's Gulf Coast is home to a resounding ecosystem, and those visiting might just find that an eco-tour is the perfect way to see it. By Aditya S. Published Feb 18, 2022 The Gulf Coast is a stretch of coastline where the American South meets the Gulf of Mexico. The water is warm all year round, acting as an incubator for complex forms of life. The favorable conditions have spawned a rich biosphere and scenery, especially around coastal Mississippi. In recognition of its historical and ecological importance, Mississippi's Gulf Coast…

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