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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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Our Bookworm's Guide

Much like a visit to our scenic shores, a good book can be the perfect getaway. Before you dive on in to our coastal waters, dive in to these literary wonders - all of which take place in Coastal Mississippi…

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Coastal Jigsaw Puzzles

Safely enjoylandmarks and indescribable beauty of The Secret Coast by piecing together some of the most iconic stops along our 62 miles of coastline! …

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Micro-Vacations: How to Stretch Your Travel Dollar—and Your PTO

As we begin to consider future travel plans, we're keeping the health and safety of our family top of mind. Moreover, we're especially mindful of budget, potential time off from work, experiences suited to the entire family, and perhaps most of all, a destination with room to roam. Enter the micro-vacation, a travel model becoming more popular with families to take full advantage of their vacation time. In a nutshell, it involves taking more, shorter, less expensive vacations. The micro-vacationer typically builds trips around a weekend to…

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Explore Like a Local

Looking to stretch your legs and spread your wings in a destination that offers relaxation and excitement in equal measure? Look no further than The Secret Coast! With 62 miles of scenic shoreline, itineraries to suit every type of traveler, and plenty of room to roam, Coastal Mississippi delivers on fun and freedom to explore. We've compiled a list of local favorites and invite you to discover these treasured secret s…

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Top Five Outdoor Adventures

Nature trails, waterways, state parks, scenic campgrounds and more make Coastal Mississippi an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Not to mention, the consistently warm weather allows for year-round exploration! Whether you enjoy kayaking, boating, hiking, biking, or just taking in the views of nature, there’s an adventure waiting for you on The Secret Coast. #1: Kayak Coastal Waterways Kayak your way through the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blueways. These water trails offer a thrilling experience for paddlers at all skill levels. Discover…

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Date Night Ideas

Looking to get away with your sweetheart for some quality time without the kids? Consider Coastal Mississippi as your backdrop for rest, relaxation, and romance. With 62 miles of coastline to explore, we have enough to see and experience to keep your itinerary booked and your passion kindled. Our breadth of beaches, boating, and fishing excursions are perfect for adventure seekers, while our history trails, birding opportunities, and eco-tours suit our nature enthusiasts. If it’s a weekend of leisure you seek, our list of attractions…

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At Home with Coastal Mississippi

We understand it's been difficult to change almost every part of life and find a new normal as we all work to stay healthy and safe. We also know that you might be interested in learning how some of our industry partners are spending their newfound time at home. Take a break from the headlines to learn more below! Ann Dinwiddie Madden Photographer, designer and Lens of Smith & Lens Gallery, located in Bay St. Louis Photo by Kandice Gunning What is your favorite activity to do at home? We love a family game night. Also, I love cooking for my…

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