Summer is the perfect time to explore the barrier islands that sit just miles off the mainland of Coastal Mississippi. With white-sand beaches and beautiful Gulf waters, the islands are an ideal summer day trip.
While all of the barrier islands offer something unique that is worth exploring, Ship Island is the most accessible to travelers thanks to the Ship Island Excursions ferry service out of Gulfport and Biloxi.
Photo: Trevor Reid
BEFORE YOUR ISLAND ADVENTURE
When planning for a trip out to Ship Island, be sure to bring all your beach