By Elaine Warner
On my list of “Most Charming Small Towns,” Ocean Springs, Mississippi has to be in the top five. The list, of course, keeps changing with my travels, but my recent second visit to Ocean Springs confirmed its place in the top tier.
The French established a small colony in the area in 1699 – so the town’s been around a while. There are live oaks arching over Ocean Springs’ streets – trees which were saplings when the first Europeans landed.
The downtown area is chock-a-block with interesting shops. Although, if you look hard