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By Beth D’Addono

By their very nature, tourism marketing slogans set high expectations.

Hyperbole is a baseline and marketing speak can lay it on thick. A few cases in point:

Illinois is mile after MAGNIFICENT mile.

North Dakota is LEGENDARY.

South Carolina is JUST RIGHT.

And farther afield…There’s NOTHING like Australia.

You get the picture - sometimes the bragging rights can be a bit much. Then there are the times when the PR folks in the destination get it spot on. Take Coastal Mississippi for instance. Formerly known as Visit Mississippi

When planning breakout sessions or seminars for smaller groups, Coastal Mississippi has endless options sprinkled throughout the region! Spaces range from historic to modern, but all act as the perfect backdrop for engagement and educational opportunities. Learn more from some of our sales managers below!

Oak Crest Mansion Inn

Oak Crest Mansion Inn

Oak Crest Mansion Inn, built in 1920, is the quintessential Old Southern mansion. The 12-acre property boasts several locations for events including an outdoor gazebo, intimate chapel, and ballroom, all surrounded by

Here on the Coast, we like to say that team building has a scenic route. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat or an activity that pushes team members out of their comfort zones, there is a perfect outdoor team-building experience for your group on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Challenge yourself at Zip’N Fun Adventure Park

This fun and challenging activity will be one that your group never forgets! Harness your inner daredevil as you conquer this tree-to-tree obstacle course featuring tight ropes, swinging logs, zip lines, and more at

Whether you’re planning a team-building retreat or a group activity for conference attendees, there are a ton of exciting options on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. From coastal cruises to brewery tours, we know you’ll find the perfect off-site activity for your group on the Coast! Here are 8 activity ideas to get you started:

1. Kayak or paddle coastal waterways
If you’re looking for team building with a scenic route, we’ve got you covered. Kayak or paddle the beautiful Biloxi Bay, Old Fort Bayou, or one of the many other blueways on the Coast.

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