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Fun in the Sun in Coastal Mississippi

Summertime in Coastal Mississippi provides two certainties: SUN and FUN. When the temperature is higher and the days are longer, there's no excuse not to shed those layers and get outside! Soak up our beautiful coastal weather by taking advantage of the multitude of outdoor activities we offer. Splash and Swim For the aquatic lovers, we recommend beating the heat by cooling down poolside. Coastal Mississippi's casino resorts offer luxurious pool settings with options for private cabanas and bartenders at an arm's length away. Swim over to the…

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Unique Meeting Spaces in Coastal Mississippi

When planning breakout sessions or seminars for smaller groups, Coastal Mississippi has endless options sprinkled throughout the region! Spaces range from historic to modern, but all act as the perfect backdrop for engagement and educational opportunities. Learn more from some of our sales managers below! Oak Crest Mansion Inn Oak Crest Mansion Inn, built in 1920, is the quintessential Old Southern mansion. The 12-acre property boasts several locations for events including an outdoor gazebo, intimate chapel, and ballroom, all surrounded by…

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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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Coastal Mississippi to Host Southern League All Star Game

For the first time ever, a professional All-Star Game comes to Coastal Mississippi! In the fifth year of MGM Park, Biloxi will host the Southern League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 18. Enjoy the game like a local here! Home Run Derby The All-Star festivities kick off on Monday, June 17, with the 2019 Southern League Home Run Derby. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to watch the best sluggers in the league compete for the title of 'Home Run King' of the Southern League. Schedule of Events (Subject to change) 3:00 - 4:00 PM: FanFest…

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100 Things To Do in Coastal Mississippi

Curious about how much there is to do in Coastal Mississippi? We have crafted the perfect list of ideas, highlighting amazing experiences you can only have along our 62 miles of beautiful coastline! 1. Explore INFINITY Science Center. 2. While you’re visiting Infinity, hop on a bus tour of NASA’s Stennis Space Center. 3. Get outside and explore the Coast’s National Park—Gulf Islands National Seashore. 4. Take a photo with the “Welcome to the Mississippi Gulf Coast” sign. 5. Spot one of the rarest bird populations on earth at the Mississippi…

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Scrapin' by The Secret Coast

Scrapin the Coast is BACK for its 18th year! For the safety of yourself and those around you, please remember to wear a mask and maintain social distance when visiting The Secret Coast for this wonderful event. B efore 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 the top priority. Find out how in our Destination Promise. Running from June 26-28 at the…

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Insider's Guide to Camping in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi is the perfect destination for families, friends and couples who are interested in spending time unplugged, surrounded by natural offerings. When planning a trip to experience the unspoiled beauty of the great outdoors, camping is one of the most affordable options. Proven to help reduce stress and improve emotional and physical health, spending some time venturing outside should be on your vacation goals list! Following is our Insider's Guide to camping in Coastal Mississippi. Explore the Gulf Islands National Seashore…

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Top 10 Budget-Friendly Activities in Coastal Mississippi

Trying to plan a budget-friendly getaway? We’ve put together a list of fun, low-cost activities so you can experience all that Coastal Mississippi 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-on activities. The cost for family of 4 is $40 and we guarantee the entire family will be entertained for hours! Visit one of the Coast’s local breweries, where you can enjoy a brewery tour and craft beer tasting for just…

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Celebrate America in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi is the perfect backdrop for your Independence Day festivities! Plan your trip to the region by choosing from a wonderful lineup of experiences dotting our 62 miles of coastline. Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Billed as the largest family-friendly fishing rodeo in the world, this event includes fun for young and old. Contestants fish the Gulf waters for days, competing for cash and prizes in 30 categories of both saltwater and freshwater fish. In previous years, records for tuna, shark and flounder have been broken at…

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The Most Interesting Bars in Coastal Mississippi

As the summer months creep in, explore some of the region's most unique spots for a chilled, finely crafted cocktail. The Julep Room Located in the cellar of Aunt Jenny's Catfish Restaurant, famous musicians such as Elvis Presley and Billie Holiday have performed in this eclectic and intimate environment. Catch live music by local and regional musicians on a nightly basis. Our secret? Step outside for views of Fort Bayou at sunset. Sycamore House The bar is nestled in a National Register property overlooking historic Main Street in Old Town…

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