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Get Back to Nature in Coastal Mississippi

Spending time in nature can be a great way to decompress after a long day at the office. The natural advantages of being outside include health benefits that are hard to match, plus you and your family can make memories that will last a lifetime. From soaking up the sun on the beach to working up a sweat on the trail, you can find so much to do in the area. Check out the best ways to get back to nature on The Secret Coast! Enjoy A Quiet Beach While the Gulf Coast is not short on options for fun in the sun, some beaches may prove a little too…

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Fall Into Festival Season in Coastal Mississippi

Summer is still lingering in Coastal Mississippi, and as we slowly but surely usher in cooler weather, we welcome the dawn of festival season. From unique festivals to one-of-a-kind events, it's never been a better idea to plan a trip to the Coast and enjoy all Coastal Mississippi has to offer. Gautier Mullet & Music Festival, October 19: Great shopping for unique hand-crafted items and delicious gulf seafood awaits! Enter the famous Mullet Toss contest – you definitely will want to see how far you can throw a mullet! Bring your folding…

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Coastal Mississippi Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

Photo courtesy of Kyle Johnson Hancock County Coastal Ridge Farm - 27230 Road 221, Picayune ​Grab your choice of giant white pumpkins freshly picked on Sunday afternoons from September - October. Southern Promiseland Farm LLC - 1212 Raygan Lane, Kiln ​Visit this 112 acre farm featuring a 10 acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, farm animals, and more! Open on Fridays and Saturdays in October. Harrison County Farmer Browns Southern Farm CSA and Events - 19162 Borzik Road, Saucier ​This fun farm boasts a pumpkin patch, hay rides, farm…

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Football Sports Betting

On August 1, 2018, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino took in the first legalized sports bet in the history of Mississippi. In the short year since, Coastal Mississippi has quickly become a premier destination for sports betting, offered at each of our twelve casinos! With the college and professional football regular seasons right around the corner, there’s no better time to discover the world of sports betting in Coastal Mississippi. Whether you’re betting for your favorite team (or against your rivals) or making your choice for league MVP, sports…

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Public Art in Coastal Mississippi

Whether you want to get lost in an art museum or explore a quirky seaside gallery, The Secret Coast is the perfect place to indulge your inner art-enthusiast. One of our favorite ways to spend an art-filled day on the Coast is traveling from town to town and viewing the multitude of public art installations and murals scattered around our region. From large-scale murals in the middle of downtowns to beach-front sculptures, Coastal Mississippi is brimming with art of all kinds – perfect for a day of picture taking, exploring and getting in touch…

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Discover History Reimagined in Coastal Mississippi

Much like a bite of our delicious local seafood is packed with flavor, every inch of Coastal Mississippi’s 62-mile shoreline is rich with history. With iconic structures dating back to the 1800s, a step into any one of our coastal establishments can feel like a step back in time, while local entrepreneurs continue to breathe new life and new experiences into these historic buildings…

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