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Bay St Louis


Mississippi Magazine Best of

Considered “a place apart”, this quaint seaside town has been named one of the ‘Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel and was also recognized as a top 10 small beach town by Coastal Living Magazine. From friendly folks to historic buildings, this unique city embraces the heritage of the Coastal Mississippi region.

It's not only the locals that know Bay St. Louis is one of the best places to live, Mississippi Magazine is also in on the secret. Bay St. Louis was named "Best Place to Live in Mississippi" in 2020, and these eight businesses were named "Best of" in their respective categories:

Bay Town Inn (Bed & Breakfast)
The French Potager (best Floral Shop/Designer)
Smith & Lens (Art Gallery)
Starfish Cafe (Healthy Restaurant)
Sycamore House (Fine Dining)
Fields Steak & Oyster Bar (New Restaurant)
Social Chair (Fashion Accessories)
The Blind Tiger (Outdoor Dining)

So, what are you waiting for? Explore Bay St. Louis today!