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Ultimate Family Guide to Coastal Mississippi

As we begin to consider future travel plans, we'rekeeping the health and safety of our family top of mind. Moreover, we're especially mindful of budget, potential time off from work, experiences suited to the entire family, and perhaps most of all, a destination with room to roam. …

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Celebrate Black History Month in Coastal Mississippi

Learn from and engage with unique opportunities and places of historical significance during Black History Month in Coastal Mississippi! February presents educational, entertainment and engagement experiences for visitors and residents alike, paying homage to sacrifices, considering our progress, and reinforcing a commitment to an even brighter future. The points of interest, exhibits and more listed below create a phenomenal self-guided experience, or expand your trip by using our 2-day group itinerary…

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Fall Fishing in Coastal Mississippi

With cooler weather right around the corner, it's time to start planning the perfect fall fishing trip to Coastal Mississippi! We asked some of the region's charter captains about fall fishing, and they had plenty of expert insight to share. What type of fish can you catch? "Mississippi is unique in the fact that we have the ability to fish 12 months out of the year. Inshore and offshore opportunities are abound! Our inshore fishing in the fall months is about as good as it gets anywhere. When our bayous and bays start pushing white shrimp…

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Water Closures Will Not Dampen Your Fun in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi’s tri-county region is a multi-faceted destination filled with various avenues, backroads, scenic coastline, and waterways to explore. From arts & culture and headline entertainment to boutique shopping, outdoor activities and family attractions, we offer something for every type of visitor and every type of budget. At this time, visitors can still enjoy most fresh water and salt water opportunities that extend beyond the affected areas in the region, including kayaking, paddle boarding, excursions to barrier islands…

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An Insider's Guide to Birding in Coastal Mississippi

The Secret Coast is expansive, with 62 miles of shoreline, bays, bayous, marshes, and barrier islands perfect for bird watching more than 400 native and migratory species. The sandy beaches and barrier islands of Gulf Islands National Seashore allow observations of shorebirds and seabirds, including the Magnificant Frigatebird and Northern Gannet. The Mississippi Coastal Birding Trail helps guide visitors to destinations in six southern counties. One of the great birding experiences of the Gulf Coast is a spring “fallout,” when northbound…

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Coastal Mississippi to Host Southern League All Star Game

For the first time ever, a professional All-Star Game comes to Coastal Mississippi! In the fifth year of MGM Park, Biloxi will host the Southern League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 18. Enjoy the game like a local here! Home Run Derby The All-Star festivities kick off on Monday, June 17, with the 2019 Southern League Home Run Derby. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to watch the best sluggers in the league compete for the title of 'Home Run King' of the Southern League. Schedule of Events (Subject to change) 3:00 - 4:00 PM: FanFest…

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Insider's Guide to Camping in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi is the perfect destination for families, friends and couples who are interested in spending time unplugged, surrounded by natural offerings. When planning a trip to experience the unspoiled beauty of the great outdoors, camping is one of the most affordable options. Proven to help reduce stress and improve emotional and physical health, spending some time venturing outside should be on your vacation goals list! Following is our Insider's Guide to camping in Coastal Mississippi. Explore the Gulf Islands National Seashore…

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