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25 Best Fall Vacations in the U.S.

If you’re looking for the best fall vacations in the U.S., here are the top recommendations from experienced travel writers. With their help, I’ve put together this list of the best fall destinations in the United States. Autumn in the U.S. is the perfect time to travel because the weather is cooler and there are fewer tourists. It’s ideal whether you want to head for the hills to enjoy spectacular fall foliage or hit the beaches in the south. Best Fall Vacations in the U.S. – Table of Contents Northeastern fall vacations Midwest fall…

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Sites and bites: Explore Ocean Springs, Walter Anderson museum; dine at Mosaic

Kara Kimbrough Special to Mississippi Clarion Ledger I often compare a trip to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to stepping into a different world. That’s especially true than when one drives over the stunning Biloxi Bridge and enters the oak-lined streets of Ocean Springs. Blessed with interesting art galleries, a quaint downtown filled with shops and one of the most beautiful beaches on the Coast, it’s truly other-worldly. Knowing there are over 100 restaurants in the city makes a trip to this artists’ paradise even more appealing. One of my…

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10 Best Restaurants On Mississippi’s Seafood Trail

Melody Pittman Delta Meat Market seafood appetizer (Photo Credit: Melody Pittman) I am always intrigued by the clever trails I find when traveling. Whether it is my competitive spirit or just a fear of missing out, I love to visit the trail participants as mentioned by tourism boards or, in this case, the MS Hospitality and Restaurant Association. A trail that has been on my radar for a while is the Mississippi Seafood Trail. Here are 10 restaurants on it, arranged north to south, including what to order. The Mississippi Seafood Trail…

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Gulf Coast Destinations to Visit | The Gulf Coast’s 25 Best Kept Secrets

The Gulf Coast is a coast where there is so much fun to be had in the sun that you’re sure to leave here with a sunburn. But we aren’t telling you anything new. It’s not hot off the press that the Gulf Coast is a hot spot, but what is hot are the secret spots you haven’t read about 1000 times. We have found the spots that are a bit more off-the-beaten-path and right-up-your-alley for a fresh new vacation that is sure to take you places you’ve never been before. So, read on for the Gulf Coast’s best kept secrets that you’ll have a hard time not…

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5 Best Pass Christian Restaurants

Pass Christian is a tiny, scenic city located along the 62 miles of coastline overlooking the Mississippi Sound. It’s also home to a gorgeous harbor whose history goes back to the beginning when French and Spanish explorers laid claim to the area. But Pass Christian really came into its own around the 1830s, years after Mississippi became a state. Back in the day, Pass Christian was a thriving port city located between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama. It was a center of trade and a sister city to New Orleans, having both the looks and the…

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Top American Vacation Spots in Demand for Revenge Travel

“Revenge travel” is an unusual phrase that evoked all sorts of untold creative interpretations in my mind (and they’d better go untold). But Next Vacay, one of those online “best flight”-type platforms, defines revenge travel as the massive increase in online searches in the United States for vacations following the loosening and then lifting of lockdown restrictions. Searches for revenge travel have, according to Next Vacay, increased 1025% since last June as travelers have embraced the concept of comeback-cation. “People are craving for a…

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A Tour Through Coastal Mississippi

Bay St. Louis Our coastal Mississippi excursion started in Bay St. Louis. We met up with our delightful hostess for lunch there and she gave us a taste of what we were going to be doing for the days we were visiting. We had a packed itinerary with some much needed down time along the way too. The heat and humidity in Mississippi packs a punch in the summer months and we definitely had to pace ourselves. We have heat and humidity in Georgia, but it’s kicked up a notch down there on the coast. We saw plenty along the way, but also had some built…

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9 Best Places to Visit in Mississippi

There are tons of exciting destinations in Mississippi, where you can enjoy an incredibly warm welcome and have the chance to sample delicious southern home-cooked meals, fantastic blues tunes, the powdery shores of the Gulf Coast and a whole lot more. These eight places are some of the very best this “Hospitality State,” as it’s often called, has to offer. Credit: bigstock.com Historic lighthouse landmark and welcome center, Biloxi Biloxi Most people are under the impression that New Orleans gave birth to the legendary celebration known as…

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The Best Beach in Every State

You don't need to be on a coast to enjoy the beach Written by Wendy Altschuler Updated 07/12/21 We're dedicating our July features to the world’s most beautiful and unique beaches and islands. With many travelers finally able to take the coveted beach vacation they’ve had to put off for over a year, there’s never been a better time to celebrate the sensational coastlines and calm waters that nab a starring role in our dreams. Dive into our features to learn more about off-the-radar beaches you should consider for your next trip, how one…

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22 Best Placers to visit in the USA in October

Coastal Mississippi, Mississippi By Charles McCool from McCool Travel After the summer humidity eases and the hurricane threat has passed, Coastal Mississippi is one of the best places to visit in the USA in October. Mild temperatures mean that you can still enjoy the gorgeous beaches but also can comfortably do more outdoor activities like kayaking, fishing, and golfing. One of the top things to do in Coastal Mississippi in October is attend Cruisin’ the Coast. Cruisin’ the Coast is the most popular annual event along the Mississippi Gulf…

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