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By Barbara & Jim Twardowski - Global Traveler

An MGM Resorts International property, the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino brings headliner performers and unique entertainment to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. On the weekend we visited, comedian Jim Gaffigan filled the 1,550-seat theater. Throughout the summer, the intimate space will feature a Cirque-style production, Circovia, and a variety of entertainers from Gladys Knight to Better Than Ezra.

Located east of New Orleans and west of Mobile, Ala., the resort’s entrance with some three dozen live

So Cool, It's Hot: Southern Summer Bucket List

As if you couldn't tell by the warmer (okay, hotter) temperatures, summer has officially arrived in the South.

Weather aside, the season is a time of longer days, weekend getaways and all-around fun with family and friends.

Make the most of the hot 90-plus days with a cool bucket list that'll help you have a memorable summer.

Take in a minor league baseball game with the Biloxi Shuckers in Biloxi, Mississippi, Montgomery Biscuits in Montgomery, Alabama or Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in

By Robert Firpo-Cappiello - Budget Travel

From California’s wine country to the shores of the Hudson River, from the Arizona desert to the Great Lakes, we’re celebrating unique towns that are just waiting for you to discover them.

We love to help you find destinations that go beyond the obvious big cities and theme parks to discover something a little different: America’s Coolest Small Towns. For 13 years now, we’ve celebrated unique towns across the U.S., and this year our network of editors, writers, photographers, and videographers went in

By Gary Trask - TraveLife, Canada

BILOXI, MS — He’s a lifelong resident of the area, a well-known businessman, and current mayor of Biloxi. So, there aren’t too many people more qualified to speak to the tremendous growth and popularity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast than Andrew Gilich.
Gilich, who founded the first high-tech software business in Biloxi in 1983 and has been mayor since 2015, always gets a charge out of the reaction he hears from first-time visitors.
“They usually kind of shrug their shoulders and say, ‘I had no idea,’ ” he says

By Lance Lambert - Realtor.com

On the great master list of American dreams, owning a home on an ocean beach tends to be near the top, wedged somewhere between "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" and finishing "Moby Dick." But to most folks, the beachy lifestyle can seem like a distant goal. After all, words such as "oceanfront real estate" and "affordable" aren't often paired together.

That's where the sunburned realtor.com® data team comes in. As we do each summer, we crunched the numbers and donned our water wings to calculate the

By Doug Olander - Sport Fishing Magazine

How to fish the state's coastline for big black drum, redfish and other game fish

“You’ve gotta try fishing our inshore reefs!” Capt. Sonny Schindler had told me, months before I traveled to the Mississippi coast to do just that. “They’ve really been complete game-changers for inshore-fishing guides in this area,” added Schindler, based in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, just west of Gulfport.
And that’s how I came to be on Schindler’s Avenger AV26 bay boat, anchored in about 8 feet of water in the Gulf

By Matt Meltzer - Thrillist

“A house by the beach" sounds like one of those painfully unobtainable luxuries, like an Aston Martin or NFL season tickets or a post-12th grade education in America. Big, sexy coastal communities have astronomical housing prices, true -- but that doesn't mean you, the average citizen trying to scratch together $1,000 a month to live with a roommate, can't legitimately afford one. And not on a beach in Barrow, Alaska, either.

In the Southeast -- and in parts of the Pacific Northwest -- a number of cities boast

By Mary Perez - The Sun Herald

At this pivotal time for Mississippi Coast tourism, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast couldn't be in better hands.

Milton Segarra has been on the job as CEO of the regional tourism bureau just five months, but he has a handle on the Coast's opportunities and challenges. And he has plans to take advantage of the opportunities and overcome the challenges.

For the next few months, Segarra wants to solidify the three Coastal counties' place as an affordable destination, nurturing that sense of place and warm hospitality

By Jennifer Campbell - Just Chasing Rabbits

The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum tells the seafaring history of Biloxi, Mississippi and the Gulf Coast. Sailing, fishing, hurricanes, shrimping, and oystering are all covered in this museum that spans three hundred years of the area’s history. Read on for our list of 5 things you must see at the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum!

1. The Museum Building Itself!
The building is unique and an incredibly appropriate house for its exhibits. The design includes floor to ceiling glass windows

By Jennifer Campbell - Just Chasing Rabbits

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to so many fantastic attractions and activities that you’ll want to get plenty of rest each night of your stay. After a full day at the INFINITY Science Center, The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, and both the Biloxi Shrimping Trip and the Biloxi Fishing Trip, we were thrilled to be heading to the gorgeous Gulf Hills Hotel in Ocean Springs for the night. Read on for our experience and our Gulf Hills Hotel review.


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