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Trying to plan a budget-friendly getaway? We’ve put together a list of fun, low-cost activities so you can experience all that Coastal Mississippi has to offer without breaking the bank!

  1. Visit Lynn Meadows Discovery Center with the little ones and let them spend a few hours embracing their creative side and enjoying hands-on activities. The cost for family of 4 is $40 and we guarantee the entire family will be entertained for hours!
  2. Visit one of the Coast’s local breweries, where you can enjoy a brewery tour and craft beer tasting for just

Country Living, Cosmopolitan and Southern Living all agree that Coastal Mississippi is an ideal destination for a girls’ getaway!

White-sand beaches, fabulous boutique hotels, lively casinos, relaxing spas, authentic restaurants, and a heavy dose of Southern charm all make for a memorable trip with the girls. Round up your besties and treat yourself to a girls’ getaway weekend along 62 miles of coastline!

STAY IN STYLE

When it comes to picking a place to stay, opt for a local boutique hotel. You’ll never want to leave The Roost in Ocean

Business trips, bachelor parties, family reunions and more are all reasons to visit Coastal Mississippi!

Charter Fishing

What better way to immerse yourself in Coastal Mississippi culture than to take advantage of some of the best sport fishing in the world? With charter fishing companies from Pascagoula to Waveland, and everywhere in between, there are countless options available to book a day trip and land the big one. Each company specializes in catching certain kinds of fish, so all you need to do is decide if you want a trophy or if you

There’s good news and then there’s better news: summer is here and the Biloxi Shuckers season is in full-swing (pun intended). The days are longer and one of the very best teams in the Southern League plays right here in Coastal Mississippi, so why not treat yourself to America’s pastime in one of the most exciting, up-and-coming regions in the country?

The Shuckers recently celebrated the fourth anniversary of their first home game, and it seems the home games are getting more and more fun with every pitch! It doesn’t matter if you’re in

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.

Ship Island - Trevor Reid
Photo: Trevor Reid

BEFORE YOUR ISLAND ADVENTURE

When planning for a trip out to Ship Island, be sure to bring all your beach

Are you heading to the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Crawfish Music Festival? A five-day festival with more than a dozen acts can be a bit overwhelming. Don’t worry, we’ve listed everything you need to know beforehand to make sure you have an awesome time enjoying headline entertainment, hot boiled crawfish, and so much more at Coastal Mississippi’s premiere spring event!

Sing along:

No matter what kind of music you like, you are sure to hear some tunes you enjoy at the Crawfish Music Festival. If you don’t purchase reserved seating, make sure

On July 21st and 22nd of this month, the world famous Blue Angels will be performing air shows on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and each day promises to be full of action-packed excitement! For those of you who have never seen the Blue Angels, they are the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, and their shows are truly a sight to behold. They’ll perform all sorts of acrobatic flight maneuvers and tricks for an estimated 50,000 spectators on each of those two days… FOR FREE!


So before you come see the Blue Angels for yourself, we figured you

It's been exactly one year since Mississippi Gulf Coast breweries were legally allowed to serve and sell beer in their taprooms, but that hasn't stopped the local industry leaders from putting years of hard work into their craft (pun intended). But in that one short year, business has been booming! Be sure to check out at least one of these breweries, if not all of them the next time you're visiting the Coast!

Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

Craft beer in Mississippi may no longer end with "Lazy Mag," but it definitely begins there.

Before you and your friends or family make a trip down to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, you should especially look forward to one thing: OYSTERS!

You won't hear southerners bragging too often, as it's just not really our style. But food is the one thing you might hear us brag about from time to time, because we know it's that good. Among the many culinary options that we on the Mississippi Gulf Coast have mastered are oysters. Raw, fried, grilled... You name it and we can do it. So we've put together a small list of some of the best restaurants

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