There’s no time quite like family time on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Make the most of your experience with these 50 fun family activities:


1. Explore the Mississippi Sound on the Biloxi Shrimping Trip


2. Make a day trip out to Ship Island


3. Escape to Margaritaville’s Family Entertainment Center


4. Explore Earth and space at INFINITY Science Center


5. Go to a Biloxi Shuckers game


6. Bike the coastline


7. Cruise the Pascagoula River with Eco-Tours of South Mississippi


8. Take a cooking class at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center or Lynn Meadows


9. Have a dolphin encounter at the Center for Marine Education & Research


10. Have a picnic on the beach


11. Play a round of putt putt at Scarlet Pearl’s Lava Links


12. Take a nature tour at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center


13. Splash the day away at Gulf Islands Waterpark


14. Bowl, play and eat at Big Play Entertainment Center


15. Kayak out to Deer Island


16. Discover your inner kid at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center


17. Climb to the top of the Biloxi Lighthouse


18. Try an artisan popsicle at Pop Brothers


19. Discover Mississippi Gulf Coast nature at Grand Bay NERR


20. Sail along the Coast on a Biloxi Schooner


21. Have a bonfire on the beach


22. Make a trip to the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum


23. Get an up-close look at swamplands at the Gulf Coast Gator Ranch & Airboat Tours


24. Take a stroll down Fishbone Alley


25. Explore the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum


26. Zip, climb and swing at Zip’N Fun Adventure Park


27. Attempt an escape room at Escape This Biloxi


28. Cool off at a local splash pad


29. Go on a paddleboarding adventure with Paddles Up


30. Discover Local Art at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art


31. Jump around at Altitude Trampoline Park


32. Camp at Davis Bayou


33. Watch a beautiful sunset


34. Enjoy dinner with a view


35. Get festive at the Mardi Gras Museum


36. Visit Sharkheads and get a memorable photo


37. Explore the Coast’s National Park – Gulf Islands National Seashore


38. Visit the 500-year-old Friendship Oak


39. Attend a local festival


40. Enjoy art and architecture at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art


41. Rent jet skis for an afternoon of fun on the water


42. Tour the Round Island Lighthouse


43. Try the best donuts in Mississippi at The TatoNut Shop


44. Go fishing in freshwater, saltwater, or brackish water…


45. Then have your catch cooked at The Blind Tiger


46. Stop by a souvenir shop and get something to remember your trip by


47. Fly kites on our 26 miles of coastline


48. Catch a play or performance at one of the area’s theaters


49. Do some bird watching on our bird trails


50. Get a selfie at “Welcome to the Mississippi Gulf Coast” sign