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Jonathan Brannan

2020 Mardi Gras Parade Guide

One of the best ways to celebrate Mardi Gras is a parade. And parade we will in Coastal Mississippi! Every community down here knows how to party and they’re all sending invitations your way. The parades on The Secret Coast are family friendly and are always a great time…

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Win Big on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

If you’re looking for the ultimate gaming destination outside of Las Vegas, it doesn’t get much better than the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We have 12 casinos that offer 24 hour gaming, sports betting, entertainment, dining, shopping, and luxurious accommodations. All of the casinos are situated along our gorgeous shorelines and waterways, and the good times never stop. Here’s what you need to know when you plan your trip…

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Best Sunrise and Sunset Views on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is home to some of the most breathtaking sunrises and sunsets anywhere. We’re not being biased, it’s just geography. Because South Mississippi is situated with a mostly southward-facing coastline, we’re perfectly positioned to see the sun come up over the water and go back down over the water every day. That makes for some pretty spectacular sights. And there are plenty of ways to catch all of that beauty…

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Best Running and Walking Routes on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

With more than 26 miles of beautiful white sandy beaches, flat terrain, and gorgeous views coastwide, it’s a no-brainer that the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a runner/walker’s paradise. In fact, the coast is now the home of a Boston-qualifying marathon, on top of numerous 5Ks and other races throughout the year. So, in order for you to fully take advantage of the pedestrian routes that are naturally laid out across the coast, we’ve come up with a runner’s guide to South Mississippi that will have you moving in no time…

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Your Coastwide Coffee Guide

Coastal Mississippi prides itself on its rich culinary options, and that includes its robust collection of coffee houses that dot the shoreline. Each coastal city adds its own flare of roasts to the mix. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular spots on The Secret Coast to relax and rejuvenate with a hot (or cold) cup of joe…

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New Year's Resolutions: Travel More

Image: Ursula Noircent You may have spent much of the past year feeling the need to explore, to get out there and see the world. Pack your bags, because this is the year to go! The Mississippi Gulf Coast should be at the top of your list of destinations.Why? Let us break it down for you. Not only will you be able to fulfill those other resolutions on your list while you’re here, you’ll also do it surrounded by hospitality in an extremely affordable and comfortable vacation…

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New Year's Resolutions: Get Your Steps In

Time keeps marching on, and so should you! You may be hoping to achieve your step goals more often and be healthier this year. Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we can make your fitness goals fun to achieve. This year could be your chance to get out there, explore, and hit that step count without even realizing it. You’re going to love the breathtaking beauty you’ll find on any of our nature trails across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Whether it’s a trek alongside a bayou, a great day on the golf course, or an adventurous journey into the piney…

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New Year's Resolutions: Make New Friends

You may have decided that thisis the year to branch out and do something outside of your comfort zone. Maybe you would like your inner social butterfly to shine and make new friends. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is the perfect place for you to get out there and meet some folks. We have the best ways to help you make connections on your trip to South Mississippi…

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