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Play Your Way in Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi is full of secrets. The kind you want to share with others. Care to paddle down the largest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states? Take a swing at golf courses designed by the greats? Or cash in at our world-renowned casinos and raise the stakes? Along every step of our 62-mile coastline, hidden adventure awaits. …

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100 Things To Do in Coastal Mississippi

Curious about how much there is to do in Coastal Mississippi? We have crafted the perfect list of ideas, highlighting amazing experiences you can only have along our 62 miles of beautiful coastline! 1. Explore INFINITY Science Center. 2. While you’re visiting Infinity, hop on a bus tour of NASA’s Stennis Space Center. 3. Get outside and explore the Coast’s National Park—Gulf Islands National Seashore. 4. Take a photo with the “Welcome to the Mississippi Gulf Coast” sign. 5. Spot one of the rarest bird populations on earth at the Mississippi…

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Top Secret: Least Instagrammed Spots in Coastal Mississippi

In the social media era, you know when your friends are travelling. From spring break to summer vacation to holiday trips, your feeds fill up with travel pics – beach selfies, famous landmarks, well-known vistas. Some destinations are so shared, you feel like you’ve been there even if you haven’t. On the southern edge of Mississippi, you’ll find a different kind of destination. It’s a region known as “The Secret Coast,” because unlike some places it still contains secrets, which is great for travelers who like to explore and discover. Scroll…

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Q&A with award-winning Charter Boat Captains Jay Trochesset & Kenny Barhanovich

Photo:James Edward Bates for South Mississippi Living Two Mississippi Gulf Coast charter boat captains Jay Trochesset and Kenny Barhanovich have recently been awarded the Legendary Captains and Crew Award. This high honor is distinguished by providing leadership, earning the respect of their peers and making a meaningful contribution to the sport of recreational angling over an extended period of time…

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