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The Ship Island Experience

If you've never been to Ship Island, then you might not know how secluded and pristine its beaches are. You might not even knowthat you could visit! You'll be pleased to hear that you can and should if you want to experience one of the most memorable beach days you’ve ever had…

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Celebrate National Shrimp Day in Coastal Mississippi

National Shrimp Day is May 10, and what better way to celebrate this bountiful delicacy than with a visit to what was once known as the seafood capital of the world ! Coastal Mississippi’s history, culture, and communities truly revolve around the Gulf of Mexico and its maritime and seafood industry. The Gulf Coast region produces 69% of the nation’s domestic shrimp, and 90% of species in the Gulf of Mexico nest in the Mississippi Sound. Where once stood rows of seafood processing plants and boat building facilities surrounded by endless mountains of oyster shells, you will now see attractions, excursions, and restaurants offering an opportunity to discover and devour The Secret Coast’s deep-rooted history with seafood…

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Your Fishing Guide for Coastal Mississippi

If you're an avid fishermen, you're in luck, because Coastal Mississippi has an abundance of opportunities for fishing all yearlong! Choose from locations in the Mississippi Sound,Back Bay, Bay of St. Louis, wetlands, rivers, piers, and more. With over 200 species of fish up for grabs, the Secret Coast is a fisherman's paradise…

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Attractions Reopening for the 2022 Season

Say goodbye to winter – spring 2022 is here! As we welcome sunny skies and rising temperatures, we’d also like to welcome these attractions that are reopening for the season. We hope you’re prepared for endless fun, because we know how to have a good time on the Secret Coast…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Crawfish Music Festival

Heading to the Crawfish Music Festival? A five-day festival with more than a dozen acts can be a bit overwhelming, especially when considering a crowd. Don’t worry, we’ve listed everything you need to know beforehand to make sure you have an enjoyable and safe time enjoying headline entertainment, hot boiled crawfish, and exciting mid-way rides at Coastal Mississippi’s premiere spring event! Sing along : We hope you like country music because this year's festival is bringing in three days of incredible country artists! From Friday - Sunday…

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Spring's Top Events in Coastal Mississippi

In Coastal Mississippi, festival season doesn't end with the purple, green, and gold trappings ofMardi Gras. We keep the good times rollin' along our 62 miles of scenic coastline throughout the dawning of spring. Our unique annual events range from art festivals to nationally-renowned competitive fishing tournaments to celebrations of classic cars. So, put a spring in your step and plan a trip to Coastal Mississippi today…

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March Madness Sports Betting in Coastal Mississippi

March Madness is upon us! And if you’re a fan of basketball, chances are that you’ve assembled your bracket of 68 teams and placed bets amongst friends, family, and coworkers. Your methodology could be practical: assessing record-based statistics and weighing in favor of top seeded schools. If you're new to March Madness and want to join in on the fun, use a casual strategy and support your alma mater, team mascots, or even your favorite colors. Regardless of your approach, you will savor in this opportunity to place bets amongst friends…

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Celebrate Black History Month in Coastal Mississippi

Did you know that there are several places along The Secret Coast that are significant in African American History? This Black History Month, we encourage you to celebratethe progress we've made as a society by visiting each location. In this article, we will uncover exhibits and other points of interest regarding the origin of local African American movements. Keep reading to see where your self-guided tour of paying homage will begin…

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