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Leave the Car Behind and Browse these Walkable Gulf Coast Shopping Destinations!

 

There are a lot of ways to get in your daily steps on the Mississippi Gulf Coast – strolling the beaches, hiking nature trails while birding or just enjoying the sights, and shopping (yes, shopping!) With a number of walkable downtowns along the Coast, you can walk off last night’s seafood or BBQ feast while picking up art, antiques, clothing and other one-of-a-kind finds.

New Year, New You

January 02, 2019

It’s that time of the year again. Time to resolve to be the best version of ourselves in the New Year. What if we told you, all of your resolutions can be made a reality on the Mississippi Gulf Coast?

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets anywhere. We’re not being biased, it’s just geography. Because South Mississippi is situated with a mostly southward-facing coastline, we’re perfectly positioned to see the sun come up over the water and go back down over the water every day. That makes for some pretty spectacular sights. And there are plenty of ways to catch all of that beauty.

With more than 26 miles of beautiful white sandy beaches, flat terrain, and gorgeous views coastwide, it’s a no-brainer that the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a runner/walker’s paradise. In fact, the coast is now the home of a Boston-qualifying marathon, on top of numerous 5Ks and other races throughout the year. So, in order for you to fully take advantage of the pedestrian routes that are naturally laid out across the coast, we’ve come up with a runner’s guide to South Mississippi that will have you moving in no time.

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You may have spent much of the past year feeling the need to explore, to get out there and see the world. Pack your bags, because this is the year to go! The Mississippi Gulf Coast should be at the top of your list of destinations.Why? Let us break it down for you. Not only will you be able to fulfill those other resolutions on your list while you’re here, you’ll also do it surrounded by hospitality in an extremely affordable and comfortable vacation.

Time keeps marching on, and so should you! You may be hoping to achieve your step goals more often and be healthier this year. Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we can make your fitness goals fun to achieve. This year could be your chance to get out there, explore, and hit that step count without even realizing it.

You’re going to love the breathtaking beauty you’ll find on any of our nature trails across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Whether it’s a trek alongside a bayou, a great day on the golf course, or an adventurous journey into the piney

You may have decided that this is the year to branch out and do something outside of your comfort zone. Maybe you would like your inner social butterfly to shine and make new friends. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is the perfect place for you to get out there and meet some folks. We have the best ways to help you make connections on your trip to South Mississippi.

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