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You may have spent much of the past year feeling the need to explore, to get out there and see the world. Pack your bags, because this is the year to go! The Mississippi Gulf Coast should be at the top of your list of destinations.Why? Let us break it down for you. Not only will you be able to fulfill those other resolutions on your list while you’re here, you’ll also do it surrounded by hospitality in an extremely affordable and comfortable vacation.

Time keeps marching on, and so should you! You may be hoping to achieve your step goals more often and be healthier this year. Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, we can make your fitness goals fun to achieve. This year could be your chance to get out there, explore, and hit that step count without even realizing it.

You’re going to love the breathtaking beauty you’ll find on any of our nature trails across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Whether it’s a trek alongside a bayou, a great day on the golf course, or an adventurous journey into the piney

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The New Year is calling… It wants you to stop staring at your screen and live a little on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Yes, we realize the irony as you’re reading this on a phone, tablet, or other device. This year resolve to get rid of the distractions of technology a little and wind down to experience the world around you because in South Mississippi, there’s a whole lot of world to experience.

This Labor Day Weekend, why not treat yourself to a weekend full of adventure in one of the most charming destinations around? The Mississippi Gulf Coast has continued to add incredible amenities to what was an already impressive lineup of offerings to its visitors. With more fun to be had here than ever before, you just have to decide how you want to spend your fun-filled trip!

Barrier Islands and Boat Trips

Arguably the most authentic Mississippi Gulf Coast experience you can have is at one of our gorgeous barrier islands. If you’re looking

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.

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BEFORE YOUR ISLAND ADVENTURE

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

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