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Top Five Outdoor Adventures

Nature trails, waterways, state parks, scenic campgrounds and more make Coastal Mississippi an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Not to mention, the consistently warm weather allows for year-round exploration! Whether you enjoy kayaking, boating, hiking, biking, or just taking in the views of nature, there’s an adventure waiting for you on The Secret Coast. #1: Kayak Coastal Waterways Kayak your way through the Mississippi Gulf Coast Blueways. These water trails offer a thrilling experience for paddlers at all skill levels. Discover…

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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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Ship Island: The Perfect Coastal Mississippi Getaway

Summer is the perfect time to explore the barrier islands that sit just miles off the mainland of Coastal Mississippi. 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 the Ship Island Excursions ferry service out of Gulfport and Biloxi. Photo: Trevor Reid BEFORE YOUR ISLAND ADVENTURE When planning for a trip out to Ship Island, be sure to bring all your beach…

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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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