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.