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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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A Pillar of Fine Dining on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

When Chef Austin Sumrall and his wife, Tresse, moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Birmingham, AL., it wasn’t simply because she’s from the area. It was because they knew how much potential the Coast had, and that it’s “poised for a breakout”. That’s why they’ve just opened White Pillars this week: to make a difference on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Many Coast residents remember the White Pillars of old (1969-1989), with its world-famous “Eggplant Josephine”, the massive white columns that faced the beach and for which the restaurant…

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Share your #MSCoastLife for a chance to be featured on our website!

Gulfcoast.org has a new look, and it just might feature one of your photos! Some of our favorite photos are the ones that locals and visitors share when they’re exploring the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We love seeing the different adventures people take and the breath-taking photos they capture along the way. For this reason, we’ve decided to feature these amazing, user-shared photos on our website, gulfcoast.org. Here’s how it works: You take a photo on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and share it on social media using the hashtag…

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Shrimp Sign 38: Pizza Paradise!

My two favorite pizza spots on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are both found at shrimp sign 38. Although both bring different flavors and a unique atmosphere, you can’t go wrong with either option! Bootleggers Bootleggers is my family’s go-to pizza spot. If you like thin crust, crispy pizza, this will be your go-to spot too! Although they proudly serve Chicago-style pizza, you can find multiple options with a Mississippi Gulf Coast twist, including the seafood pizza served with shrimp, crabmeat and special seafood sauce. One of the best things…

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