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It doesn’t matter if you’re a visitor on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the weekend, or a long-time local, the Biloxi Shrimping Trip is well worth your time!

Whether you’ve lived here your whole life, or are just visiting the Coast for a few days, the Biloxi Shrimping Trip is a great way to have a fun experience and learn about where the majority of the world’s shrimp comes from. Departing from the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor, this “70-minute Living Marine Adventure Cruise” will take you and your party out into the Mississippi Sound to discover

We’re excitedly counting down the days until the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017. While we won’t see a total eclipse here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy viewing the partial eclipse (about 80 percent coverage) that will be visible at approximately 1:30 p.m. CST.

Check out these solar eclipse viewing events happening on Monday, August 21:

INFINITY Science Center
Join INFINITY and its NASA partners for a day of activities surrounding the solar eclipse. Activities will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Summer is the perfect time to explore the barrier islands that sit just miles off the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 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 its ferry service out of Gulfport – Ship Island Excursions.

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 supplies –

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

Numerous waterways, nature trails, sandy beaches, state parks, scenic campgrounds and more make the Mississippi Gulf Coast an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Not to mention, the consistently warm weather makes it possible to explore the Coast year-round. Whether you enjoy paddling, fishing, hiking, biking, or just taking in the views of nature, there’s an adventure waiting for you on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

#1: Paddle Coastal Waterways
Paddle your way through the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blueways. These water trails offer a

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.

Are you tired of work and need a quick getaway? Take an extended three-day weekend and escape to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We’ve put together the perfect itinerary for your upcoming visit.

Day 1

Infinity Science Center

Start your day off exploring this interactive museum filled with exhibits for all ages that educate guests on space, earth science, technology and more. INFINITY is also the official welcome center to NASA’s Stennis Space Center. With admission to the museum, guests can also take a guided bus tour of Stennis, NASA’s largest