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Spend Your 2021 Labor Day Weekend in Coastal Mississippi

This Labor Day Weekend is one for the books! Find excitement and relaxation in equal measure in Coastal Mississippi. Easily accessible by car with 12 charming coastal communities spread across 62 miles of scenic shoreline, our coast provides plenty of room to roam. With plenty to do and see in our tri-county region, you can fill your itinerary and experience as much or as little as you like. Book an Excursion If you're looking to sit back, relax, and enjoy a Coastal Mississippi sunset, book a Ship Island Excursions sunset cruise and enjoy the…

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Island Time in Coastal Mississippi

The Secret Coast is home to vast expanses of white-sand beaches on its shoreline, but venture just a little further south from the mainland and you will discover an island paradise like no other. Just across the Mississippi Sound, there are secret islands just waiting to be explored. Deer Island and the Mississippi barrier islands, including Ship Island, Cat Island, Horn Island, and Petit Bois Island (part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore) all offer unique, secluded island experiences, from beautiful beaches and crystal-clear Gulf waters to an array of flora and fauna, first-class fishing opportunities, and seriously stunning views…

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Plan a Pet-Friendly Getaway to Coastal Mississippi

For many of us, boarding the pets we love so much before a getaway simply isn’t an option. Whether it’s a dog, a cat, or an emotional therapy peacock, the destinations that allow you to bring your beloved animals are often going to be the most appealing choices when deciding where to vacation. Luckily, Coastal Mississippi offers numerous activities as well as places to stay, all with furry friends in tow. Disclaimer: if you have an exotic animal you wish to bring along to one of these places, it’s always a good idea to call ahead and confirm…

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An Un-Fore-Gettable Experience in Coastal Mississippi

The Rapiscan Systems Classic returns to Coastal Mississippi as a Charity Challenge! From May 18-19, some of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport will be battling it out in our own backyard, and for a good cause! Normally a three-day PGA Tour Champions tournament, this year the event will be a two-day Pro-Am instead. Although this year's festivities areclosed to the public, that doesn't mean you can't still fill your itinerary with un-fore-gettable experiences perfect for the Rapiscan Systems Classic weekend! Whether you're a seasoned pro looking to hit the links, or a casual Golf  Coaster, you're sure to enjoy a fun-filled and safe experience along The Secret Coast. …

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Insider's Guide to a Biloxi Shuckers Game

Biloxi Shuckers baseball is finally back! Get ready to fill the stands of MGM Park once again for an unforgettable evening of professional baseball in Coastal Mississippi. Since 2015, the Double-A affiliate for the Milwaukee Brewers has called Biloxi home. What better way to enjoy a summer stay along The Secret Coast than by treating yourself to America’s Pastime? Schooner hasn't seen fans at MGM Park since September 2019 - it's time to get back into fighting shape! Safety Guidelines Aside from a new buffer zone around the field, fans can…

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Coastal Mississippi Attractions Pass

With travel on everyone’s mind, the desire to leave home, shake off quarantine fatigue, and see new sights has never been so palpable. And while devising your travel plans, safe and budget-friendly destinations have never been more attractive. Lucky for you, The Secret Coast fits the bill! And we have just the pass to ensure you see as much of our tri-county region as your visit allows - at a discounted price. Featuring ten exciting attractions, the Pass will serve as your passport to the region’s local, coastal favorites. Instead of paying standard admission fees at each attraction, find huge savings by buying an Attractions Pass for one discounted price! With one-day , two-day , three-day , and annual pass options, you determine how much you spend and how much you see in the time frame that suits your visit. Each pass option is mobile-exclusive, instantly delivered via text and email, and grants you one admission to all ten area attractions featured on the pass. This touchless experience is easy, and more importantly, safe! Passes start at $28 for children and $35 for adults. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Coastal Mississippi’s favorite attractions AND save money in the process! The Coastal Mississippi Attractions Pass is available for purchase at www.coastalmississippi.com/attraction-pass…

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Public Art in Coastal Mississippi

Whether you want to get lost in an art museum or explore a quirky seaside gallery, The Secret Coast is the perfect place to indulge your inner art-enthusiast. One of our favorite ways to spend an art-filled day on the Coast is traveling from town to town and viewing the multitude of public art installations and murals scattered around our region. From large-scale murals in the middle of downtowns to beach-front sculptures, Coastal Mississippi is brimming with art of all kinds – perfect to safely enjoy outside while practicing social distancing…

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Top Cool Down Treats in Coastal Mississippi

With a year-round temperate climate and long summers, we relish our time outdoors in Coastal Mississippi. Though, all of the time spent outdoors beckons the need to cool down. And what better way to get cool than with cold, sweet treats? We've made a list of the Top Cool Down Treats here on The Secret Coast. From custards to cones and shakes to sundaes, get ready to visit them all because summer just began! The Yard Milkshake Bar The D'Iberville branch of this Gulf Shores chain consistently wows customers with its indulgent ice-cold treats of…

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Life's a Picnic in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi offers no shortage of scenic sights and culinary delights, so why not enjoy both at the same time? Whether you're packing a lunch or sampling our delicious coastal cuisine, spread out along our 62 miles of breathtaking shoreline for an open-air dining experience you won't soon forget.From luxurious beachfront options to downtown greens and everything in between, come see for yourself why life's a picnic in Coastal Mississippi…

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A Gulf of Options: The Definitive Dining Guide to Coastal Mississippi

As a coastal destination, the abundance of seafood is seenin the likes of fish, crab, shrimp, and oysters provided in droves by the generous freshwater tributaries of the Mississippi River and the salty waters of the generous Gulf of Mexico. The seafood industry plays an integral role in our regional cuisine, with over 200 species of fish and nationally-recognized oyster and domestic shrimp industries. But the tri-county region of Coastal Mississippi also boasts layers of flavor and influence distilled from the international communities who call its 62 miles of coastline home. Plus, our restaurant scene is a culinary roulette wheel, from fine dining to casual eateries, providing an intriguing pilgrimage for your palate. Discover the diverse restaurant scene that every visitor needs to experience…

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