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Beaches Worth Visiting in the U.S.

by Brian There is no need to fly thousands of miles away to the Caribbean to bask in the sun on a beautiful beach. In the U.S., there are plenty of pristine and breathtaking beaches that can rival any exotic location. The perfect venue for your picture-perfect weekend getaway is not too far away. Any of the following beaches will transport you to a magical land of soothing warm sand and soft ocean breeze. Ship Island Image Courtesy of Tim Isbell Ship Island’s location, just 12 miles out from Biloxi, makes it a popular family day-trip…

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Coastal Mississippi Announces Collaboration with Caroline Jones & The Pelicanaires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna Roy Public/Media Relations Manager 228-388-2993 anna@coastalmississippi.com Coastal Mississippi Announces Collaboration with Caroline Jones & The Pelicanaires “Gulf Coast Girl,” penned by Mississippi natives Jimmy Buffett and Mac McAnally new tourism theme song COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (May 10, 2021) – Coastal Mississippi has announced a collaboration with Caroline Jones & The Pelicanaires for its new local brand awareness campaign. The popular hit “Gulf Coast Girl,” written by Jimmy Buffett and Mac McAnally is the…

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Coastal Mississippi: Request For Proposals - Social Media Advertising and Marketing Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna Roy Public/Media Relations Manager 228-388-2993 anna@coastalmississippi.com Coastal Mississippi: Request For Proposals - Social Media Advertising and Marketing Services COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (May 3, 2021) – The Coastal Mississippi Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), Coastal Mississippi, seeks to contract with a vendor that will seamlessly integrate with Coastal Mississippi’s current team, partners and brand, Coastal Mississippi: The Secret Coast , by providing strategic leadership that maximizes the effectiveness…

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Coastal Mississippi Looks Towards a Promising Future on 38th National Travel and Tourism Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna Roy Public/Media Relations Manager 228-388-2993 anna@coastalmississippi.com Coastal Mississippi Looks Towards a Promising Future on 38th National Travel and Tourism Week COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (April 30, 2021) – Join Coastal Mississippi in celebrating and highlighting the importance of the travel and tourism industry during National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), from May 2-8, 2021. This annual celebration of the contributions and accomplishments of the U.S. travel industry will highlight the Power of Travel and the industry’s role in bringing back our vibrant communities, restoring the U.S. economy, rebuilding our workforce, and reconnecting America…

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Top Spring Fishing Spots in the USA for 2021

Coastal Mississippi Mississippi doesn’t have the longest coastline in the Gulf, but we like to think of it as a case of “quality over quantity.” The Mississippi Coast manages to pack in white sandy beaches, winding bayous, remote islands, and bustling cities, all within reach in a single day. It may be known as the “Secret Coast,” but there sure is a lot to discover. Spring is the perfect time to target the Gulf’s inshore superstars like Speckled Trout and Redfish, which leave the back bays and head out toward the barrier islands this time of…

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6 Road Trip Stops Along the Underrated Gulf Coast

By Terry Ward Coastal Mississippi On a recent road trip with my family from Pensacola, Florida, west along Interstate-10 through Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, I got a taste of all I’ve been missing out on in the Gulf Coast. I’m pretty sure this stretch of Interstate-10 and the backroads branching off make for the the most underrated road trip in the South. Read on for a six great stops to make during a road trip along the surprising Gulf Coast. Shrimp boats at sunset. Credit: Coastal Mississippi. MISSISSIPPI Hang out in the…

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Best Day Trips from New Orleans

Day Trips from New Orleans – Between 1 and 2 Hours Photo by Charles McCool Coastal Mississippi Only one hour from downtown New Orleans is the start of one of the best US coastal scenic drives. Coastal Mississippi calls itself the Secret Coast and its Beach Boulevard / US 90 route is a memorable detour from the I-10 highway. Start your Coastal Mississippi adventure in the hidden gem small-town Bay St Louis—where New Orleans’ residents escape for weekend getaways. Things to do in Bay St Louis include exploring local artisan shops, 100 Man DBA…

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2021 Beach Guide

Pack your bags and hit the beach! We've rounded up some of our favorite beach towns in driving (or short flight) distance of Nashville. Mississippi Gulf Coast More than 1,600 miles in all, the Mississippi Gulf Coast includes a 62-mile stretch of coastal towns. Less than eight hours driveway to sand, the quaint, walkable town of Ocean Springs can be found along this stretch—it boasts more than 100 restaurants, a slew of art galleries and shops, and plenty of outdoor adventure, too. We love Front Beach in Ocean Springs. Along the one-mile…

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Exploring the Mississippi Gulf Coast

March 23, 2021 Erin Z. Bass Many people have yet to discover the incredible travel experiences on offer on the Gulf Coast. On one hand, this is a crying shame, but on the other it means that for those of us who are in the know, it can be a whole lot easier to plan a vacation. Vast swathes of unspoiled nature and picturesque ocean views make this a haven for wildlife lovers, while charming architecture interspersed with the freshest of seafood make even the most urban of travelers feel at home. Here are a few places to kick off your own…

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Concierge Guide to Biking Coastal Mississippi

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure. People call Mississippi’s 62-miles of coastline the Secret Coast. Nestled between the sugar sands of Gulf Shores and the culinary mecca of New Orleans, Mississippi’s Gulf Coast is a beautiful blend of both. With the abundance of natural beauty, biking Coastal Mississippi takes you from picturesque oak trees to uncrowded shorelines. The communities are unique and undiscovered destinations, offering relaxation, adventure, and variety. They offer a bit of everything from…

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