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The Thrill-Seeker's Guide

Do you like to live life on the edge? Or maybe you enjoy your serving of vacation with a side order of adventure? Coastal Mississippi offers unforgettable, high-octane experiences to enjoy as you explore our 62 miles of scenic shoreline. Get ready to speed, zip, soar and tour your way through Coastal Mississippi with our Thrill-Seeker’s Guide to The Secret Coast…

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Stay Safe and Shop Local

As we continue to prioritize health and safety, there's no reason why you can't protect yourself and others while still supporting local businesses - and lookgood while doing it! Stay safe and shop local by purchasing from any one of our partners listed below. …

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Family Fun in Coastal Mississippi

Does your family favor the speed of a go-kart track over sunbathing by a pool? Are you a big kid at heart who likes the occasional arcade zombie battle or adrenaline rush of air hockey tournaments? Say no more! Coastal Mississippi boasts an array of top notch, family fun activities for kids of all ages. Before booking, we encourage you to check with individual businesses on any potential changes to their availability and/or hours, but rest assured Coastal Mississippi is working diligently with our partners to ensure your safety and health is…

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Coastal Mississippi Sunset Cruises

Everyone loves a sunset. And here in Coastal Mississippi, our views rival the best of them! You can sit back, relax and soak in our southern sunset aboard one of our several boat cruises. Depending on your time preference, you can choose to explore the islands, back bays, and bayous and marvel in the incredible scenery our region has to offer. Grab your friends and family, and book your Coastal Mississippi Sunset Cruise today! Betsy Ann Riverboat Enjoy a 2 hour sunset cruise or opt for a dinner cruise aboard this stern wheel paddleboat. The…

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Best Al Fresco Dining in Coastal Mississippi

What pairs best with authentic coastal cuisine? Outdoor ambience! In addition to the best fresh-caught seafood and the most innovative menus you’ll find in the Southeastern United States, Coastal Mississippi boasts a variety of restaurants with incredible al fresco dining experiences. Al fresco dining, or dining outside, is the preferred method of eating on the coast, whether it be a quick solo lunch or a shared family meal. Enjoy a shrimp po-boy as you watch the waves roll in from the Gulf of Mexico, or savor chargrilled oysters over…

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Top Tips for Summer Fishing

Secret Coast summers are prime for great fishing!Learn top tips about how to find the best bite from some of our regional experts. Our charters are taking all necessary precautions to keep anglers safe and healthy, as part of the Coastal Mississippi Promise.  Special thanks to Matt Jargowsky and Amanda Jefferson, both from the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center & Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, and Captain Mike Freeman, Executive Director of the Mississippi Fishing Guides Association and owner of Boat Trash Charters, for sharing these top tips! …

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Virtual Scavenger Hunt

How well do you know your way around Coastal Mississippi? Browse our context clues of secret facts and Google Maps images to discern which coastal icon is which. Challenge a friend to determine who knows Coastal Mississippi best! CLICK HERE During the summers of 1951 - 1957, the King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley stayed at this hotel in Ocean Springs. In addition to the accommodations, the grounds are popular for golf enthusiasts! CLICK HERE This Coastal Mississippi icon is almost 200 years old! It's also notable for having several female…

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Explore Like A Travel Blogger

Travel writers possess the remarkable ability to transport their readers across the world, allowing them to embark on an adventure through inspirational, educational, and informative content from the comfort of their own homes. Coastal Mississippi has had the honor of working with some exceptionally talented writers, who have beautifully portrayed their journey and experiences across our 62 miles of scenic shoreline in their own, unique ways. At this time, we encourage you to explore the world through the eyes of travel writers, starting with…

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