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Erin Rosetti

Top Family Adventures

This school year looks different than most, and finding ways to keep your student(s) engaged and entertained might be a new challenge. Let Coastal Mississippi help in your quest to mix up virtual learning with an extended stay on The Secret Coast! Within the region’s 12 charming coastal communities spread across 62 miles of scenic shoreline, await endless educational and experiences to take advantage of. Mix in time away from the screen with room to roam and an array of outdoor adventures…

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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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A Coastal-Inspired Father's Day

Planning a trip to Coastal Mississippi to celebrate dad? Our 62 miles of coastline offer up endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. 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 the top priority. Find out how in our Destination Promise. Get outside Whether you take an eco-tour or rent a kayak, get ready to experience nature in its…

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Coastal Resorts: The Perfect Getaway for the Entire Family

When considering the resorts spanning Coastal Mississippi, family-friendly amenities may not be the first offerings that come to mind. However, if you plan to stay at one of The Secret Coast’s exciting resorts, there will be surprises in store to thrill every member of the family! Enjoy a day at the pool Bring plenty of sunscreen for a full day poolside at any of our resorts! Food and drinks are also served, taking the guess work out of planning. If you are interested in more privacy for your family, most properties offer daily cabana rentals…

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Memorial Day Weekend Events in Coastal Mississippi

Planning a trip to Coastal Mississippi for Memorial Day? Choose from some of the top events taking place during the long weekend below! C-USA 2019 Baseball Championships at MGM Park Taking place daily from May 22-26, the entire family can cheer for their favorite team during this high-energy tournament! Enjoy America's favorite pastime at MGM Park, home of the Biloxi Shuckers, complete with local cuisine and craft brews. Tickets are $15 per game; more information can be found here. Jazz in the Pass Take in the sounds of regional jazz artists…

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History on the Bay: Enjoy a Ride on the Fully-Restored WWII Vessel PT-305

Join in on the excitement as The National WWII Museum launches rides aboard the restored, operational Higgins patrol-torpedo boat in Bay St. Louis on June 22-23, 2019! Starting April 1, 2019, The National WWII Museum began offering the public the opportunity to tour and ride the restored patrol-torpedo (PT) boat 305 on her home waters of Lake Pontchartrain, where she was originally tested by Higgins Industries more than 70 years ago. For the first time ever, visitors will be able to see and feel the PT boat experience and learn about the…

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Thunder Over the Sound: The Keesler and Biloxi Air and Space Show Takes Flight May 4-5

Thunder Over the Sound: The Keesler and Biloxi Air and Space Show takes flight in less than two weeks! Participate in unique, family-friendly experiences and view the incredible skills of Air Force pilots both on Keesler Air Force Base and along the beaches of Biloxi. Thunder Over the Sound is a unique, one-of-a-kind partnership between a military base and its surrounding city, jointly hosting one air show in two locations. Public Affairs Specialist for the 81 TRW Public Affairs Office Sarah Loicano said, "Thunder Over the Sound is truly a…

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More Than a Greenhouse

Photos: Julian Brunt My first experience at Greenhouse on Porter included a concert on the lawn, tasting “mystery beers” (craft brews that lost their labels along the way), and meeting new people from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and beyond.  …

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