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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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Weekend Destinations for students looking to find fun outside of Baton Rouge

Being in Baton Rouge every weekend can get tiring, especially with no football games in the spring semester. Thankfully though, we live in a place central to fun destinations. New Orleans is the place to be when nothing is happening around here. It's a quick trip of about an hour each way. There is always something to do in the actual city that never sleeps. There is never a dull moment from art to music to restaurants to bars. If the art scene is your thing, going to places like Ashley Longshore or JAMNOLA would be enjoyable for you. JAMNOLA…

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Have you heard of The Secret Coast? You will learn to love Coastal Mississippi aka The Secret Coast after a visit like I did. Maybe not the coast you think of when planning a beach trip, but you will soon learn it’s the coast to visit. Eat, Play, Love in Coastal Mississippi – The Secret Coast for a wonderful getaway. You will find the culture and history of Coastal Mississippi evolves around the seafood and maritime industry, quite different than the rest of the state. There are so many “must-sees” when it comes to traveling along the coast…

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Resurrecting the 100 Men Hall, a Black history landmark on the Mississippi Blues Trail

After buying the historic hall, which celebrates its centennial this year, Rachel Dangermond returned it to its roots as a performance venue By Teresa Otto In 1894, 12 African American men in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, formed the Hundred Members Debating Benevolent Association (DBA) and penned its bylaws: “The purpose of this Association is to assist its members when sick and bury its dead in a respectable manner and to knit friendship.” In 1922, members laid the cornerstone for The 100 Men Hall and built the clapboard building that still…

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Coastal Mississippi Appoints Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna Roy Public/Media Relations Manager 228-388-2993 anna@coastalmississippi.com Coastal Mississippi Appoints Executive Director COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (January 20, 2022) – Coastal Mississippi is pleased to announce the appointment of Judy Young, CDME to the role of Executive Director for the State’s coastal tri-county destination marketing organization. Young brings over 20 years of experience in tourism program design, product development, marketing direction, convention and leisure sales, logistics and supplier management…

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Coastal Mississippi Appoints Director of Sales, Director of Communications & Engagement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna Roy Public/Media Relations Manager 228-388-2993 anna@coastalmississippi.com COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (January 7, 2022) – Coastal Mississippi is pleased to announce the appointments of Kris Abbott to the position of Director of Sales and Patricia Meagher to the position of Director of Communications and Engagement for the State’s coastal tri-county destination marketing organization. This announcement follows the November 2021 announcement that Coastal Mississippi would be reinstating the Director of Sales position in…

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17 Amazing Beach Towns That Top Our Readers’ Travel List (2021)

10. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi One of the best places to explore along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, Bay St. Louis lies between New Orleans and Biloxi. This charming Mississippi coastal town is home to 100 Men Hall, a rare gem of the Mississippi Blues Trail. It also boasts eclectic restaurants, where you can find a fantastic po’boy. Seafood lovers should visit over the Fourth of July weekend for the Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Festival. Read full article…

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The Best Places to Visit in 2022

September: Gulf Coast Shrimp Tasting Festival, Biloxi, Mississippi With beaches white and soft as caster sugar and rows of seafront restaurants, Biloxi is something of a find. One of the best times to experience it is in autumn, when the heat has eased a little and visitors can feast on seafood even more than usual. During Gulf Coast Shrimp Tasting Festival, on 18 September, restaurants and street-food stalls serve dishes made with local seafood including hot and spicy boiled shrimp. There’s also live music and entertainment and people selling…

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The Coastal Mississippi Coffee Trail

Are you looking for a java journey? A Cup of joe and go? A roastery road trip? A bon voyage and beans? You get the idea . We’re talking about an espresso escapade on the Coastal Mississippi coffee trail. What’s special about coffee in Coastal Mississippi? The Magnolia State’s 62-miles of shoreline is the perfect escape from the ordinary with charming communities and an incredible food scene. Plus, the historic US-90 route along the coast offers an ideal road trip off the interstate that will not cost you too much time (unless you want it to)…

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Mississippi's Gorgeous Beaches

The sun has heated the asphalt vigorously. Anyone who crosses Beach Boulevard, as the entire coastal road is called here, barefoot to go to the beach, automatically hurries. You have to let a few cars through, then you stand in perfect white sand and marvel at the emptiness. There are more herons than bathers – although the trip took place before the corona pandemic. Mississippi doesn’t necessarily come first as a beach vacation. That the US state has a beach life is relatively unknown. The locals call their coastline “The Secret Coast”. The…

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