Book now!

Coastal Conversations

Business trips, bachelor parties, family reunions and more are all reasons to visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast. If you have some time to kill, be sure to partake in some of the finer amenities the Coast has to offer bachelors and husbands of 20 years alike.

Charter Fishing

What better way to immerse yourself in the Mississippi Gulf Coast culture than to take advantage of some of the best sport fishing in the world? With charter fishing companies from Pascagoula to Pass Christian, and everywhere in between, there are countless options

Everyone knows the Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to some of the finest seafood in the world, as well as some of the most pristine beaches around. But some might be surprised to find out what an eclectic art scene there is across the Coast. Between Ocean Springs, Biloxi and Bay St. Louis, there are numerous galleries and museums that are brimming with beautiful works of art.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Arguably the most famous artist to ever live on the Coast, Walter I. Anderson (1903-1965) is recognized as an American master, and his

The Mississippi Gulf Coast, more affectionately referred to by some as “the Playground of the South,” offers accommodations of all shapes and sizes. From casino resorts to coastal inns, visitors to the Coast are not short of choices when it comes to rest and relaxation. This 62-mile stretch of scenic shoreline has seen a recent influx of charming boutique hotels, and we think you’re going to love them.

The Roost

Recently named the "most beautiful" hotel in the state, The Roost is within walking distance to both the beach and downtown Ocean

It doesn’t matter if you’re a visitor on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the weekend, or a long-time local, the Biloxi Shrimping Trip is well worth your time!

Whether you’ve lived here your whole life, or are just visiting the Coast for a few days, the Biloxi Shrimping Trip is a great way to have a fun experience and learn about where the majority of the world’s shrimp comes from. Departing from the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor, this “70-minute Living Marine Adventure Cruise” will take you and your party out into the Mississippi Sound to discover

Trying to plan a budget-friendly getaway? We’ve put together a list of low-cost activities so you can experience all that the Mississippi Gulf Coast has to offer without breaking the bank!

  • Visit Lynn Meadows Discovery Center with the little ones and let them spend a few hours embracing their creative side and enjoying hands-out activities.

    • Cost for a family of 4 - $40

    • Check out the LMDC website for special rates.

  • Visit one of the Coast’s local breweries, where you can enjoy a brewery tour and craft beer tasting for just $10

We’re excitedly counting down the days until the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017. While we won’t see a total eclipse here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy viewing the partial eclipse (about 80 percent coverage) that will be visible at approximately 1:30 p.m. CST.

Check out these solar eclipse viewing events happening on Monday, August 21:

INFINITY Science Center
Join INFINITY and its NASA partners for a day of activities surrounding the solar eclipse. Activities will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Whether you want to kick back and enjoy some local tunes or you’re looking for exciting headliners, there’s a music scene for you on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Here are some must-visit spots along the Coast where you can catch amazing live music year-round.

LAID-BACK VIBES

If you’re looking to relax and enjoy some great live music along with a cold drink, then you can’t go wrong at Buoys Bar in Bay St. Louis, a breezy beach bar with a fun, laid- back atmosphere. If you’re in the Biloxi area, check out the Sky Bar at the Reef, where you can

There’s no time quite like family time on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Make the most of your experience with these 50 fun family activities:

1. Explore the Mississippi Sound on the Biloxi Shrimping Trip

2. Make a day trip out to Ship Island

3. Escape to Margaritaville’s Family Entertainment Center

4. Explore Earth and space at INFINITY Science Center

5. Go to a Biloxi Shuckers game

6. Bike the coastline

7. Cruise the Pascagoula River with Eco-Tours of South Mississippi

8. Take a cooking class at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural

Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, summertime means beach days, poolside lounging, outdoor concerts, and shrimp boils. Aside from all the fun activities, summertime also means some serious South Mississippi heat. And what better way to cool down than with a cold, icy treat?!

Thanks to Nicholas Myers with Gulfport Main Street, we have a list of several places along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where you can find a cold treat on a hot day! Click here for an interactive map of all the locations listed below.

  • New Orleans Snowballs (Bay St.

Summer is the perfect time to explore the barrier islands that sit just miles off the Mississippi Gulf Coast. With white-sand beaches and beautiful Gulf waters, the islands are an ideal summer day trip.

While all of the barrier islands offer something unique that is worth exploring, Ship Island is the most accessible to travelers thanks to its ferry service out of Gulfport – Ship Island Excursions.

Ship Island - Trevor Reid
Photo: Trevor Reid

BEFORE YOUR ISLAND ADVENTURE

When planning for a trip out to Ship Island, be sure to bring all your beach supplies –