Recent Gulf Coast Media Coverage


Going Coastal

Friday, January 24, 2020 3:00 PM

GOING COASTAL The Gulf Coast of Mississippi rocks Steve Beaudet George Ohr's Mad Potter mugs By Daniel Scheffler “The South” always sounds so monolithic to me, and I have hated the way people refer to it like it’s this inflexible place that is exactly the same in all areas. So I became determined to unpack it and allow every region, every county, every piece I could discover, to show me what it is and what it isn’t. Because truly, why not? And Mississippi, which probably garnishes the least attention of all 50 states, was by far the

33 Utterly Amazing Travel Destinations in the U.S. You've Never Heard Of

Friday, January 24, 2020 3:00 PM

9. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Shutterstock Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Bay St. Louis is a city that feels more like a charming small town. Just 90 miles from New Orleans, it's a southern vacation spot that belongs on your bucket list. In Old Town, you'll find everything from Gallery 220, a cooperative art gallery established after Hurricane Katrina to Tree House, a yoga studio. There are also a handful of restaurants serving southern fare like Cuz's, a Cajun eatery serving po' boys, trout étouffée, and boiled crawfish.

Things to do in Biloxi Mississippi Gulf Coast Beaches Area - Daily Dream

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00 PM

Daily Dream 360° I have to admit that Mississippi was just in the middle of my two bucket list destinations during our Gulf Coast road trip. From New Orleans, we drove through Louisiana NorthShore en route to the Gulf Shores of Alabama. I’m so glad we stopped to explore. In this post, I share things to do in Biloxi and what to discover in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Beaches area. Dream it. After a half-day of driving, I didn’t expect her to stop the car. From the back seat, I was staring out the window at miles and miles of beautiful

Unknown Destinations Worth Visiting in the US 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:00 AM

17/31 SLIDES© Paula Stephens/Shutterstock Coastal Mississippi Also known as Mississippi Gulf Coast or, appropriately, “The Secret Coast”, this 62-mile stretch will be something of a surprise to those who think Mississippi is all blues, barbecues and bayous. This area has a bit of that too, of course, alongside caster-sugar beaches, casinos, golf courses and fishing piers. Idyllic, shell-scattered Ship Island is a short ferry hop away.

No need to panic, Mississippi’s Gulf Coast beaches are actually still open

Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:00 AM

Matthew Meltzer Jul 16, 2019 SOMETIMES, HEADLINES CAN be a little extra. “No swimming! No seafood! Toxic bacteria afflicting coast causes rashes, diarrhea, vomiting” shouted USA Today after Mississippi closed the waters off its mainland beaches last month. And while the headline isn’t inaccurate per se, it paints a rather alarmist picture of what’s going on along the Gulf of Mexico. If you missed it, Mississippi closed the waters of its beaches as the result of an algae bloom from the Mississippi River, which flowed into the Gulf of Mexico in

Mississippi Gulf Coast Hotels

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:00 PM

Fun Lodging Along the Mississippi Coast Charles McCool From cute boutique properties to mega casino resorts, Mississippi Gulf Coast hotels offers a wide range of lodging options to appeal to every visitor. Coastal Mississippi is a convenient New Orleans day trip , to experience gorgeous beaches and fun adventure. For more information about Coastal Mississippi attractions, please see: Fun Things To Do On The Mississippi Gulf Coast . Mississippi Gulf Coast Hotels McCool Travel tip : When making reservations at Coastal Mississippi hotels or calling

Top Budget Destinations of 2019

Friday, December 14, 2018 2:00 PM

by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff Each year, we choose our top destinations that offer exceptional experiences at an incredible price. From the mountains of Georgia (the country, not the state), to the southern charm of Memphis, here are our top choices. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Biloxi, MI/Sean Pavone/iStock The Gulf Coast of Mississippi, which has 26 miles of white-sand beaches, feels like a good secret. We love that each coastal community across the region has a different feel, from artsy Ocean Springs to charming Bay St. Louis. With

Best Spots to Spend New Year's in Every State

Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:00 PM

By Syjil Ashraf New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that is celebrated in nearly every corner of the world. Americans, in particular, really know how to ring in the new year with city-wide parties, fantastic fireworks, and interesting countdown traditions. In every one of the country’s 50 states as well as Washington, D.C., you’ll find that locals are well and truly ready for a brand-new beginning, starting with the ultimate celebration. While New York City’s Times Square leads the country with its famous ball drop, many cities have their

Inspiring Places to Visit in 2019

Monday, December 10, 2018 12:00 PM

Charles McCool, McCool Travel (Facebook : Instagram) suggests Mississippi Gulf Coast. Someone should have told me years ago about this magical land with gorgeous beaches (with remarkable sunsets), 500 year old majestic oak trees, the freshest seafood to be found anywhere in the world (#BigShrimpin), and a funky artsy laid-back vibe. After all, Jimmy Buffett was born here but I find even more telling that nearly everyone I met chooses to live here (#MSCoastLife). I cannot recall ever flying anywhere three times in one year, but in 2018

Biloxi MS Beach

Saturday, December 1, 2018 1:00 PM

© Courtesy of Fotoluminate LLC - Biloxi is a picturesque city in Harrison County Mississippi. The city covers an area of 46.7 square miles and is located in the south of the state, with a long beachfront on the Mississippi Sound. Biloxi has an estimated population of around 45,000 people but attracts many more each year due to its touristic nature and beautiful beaches. Biloxi is actually one of the oldest cities in the entire country, being founded way back in 1699. It's well-known for its impressive casinos, restaurants, historic

Looking for winter value? Check out these 6 under-the-radar golf destinations

Monday, November 19, 2018 11:00 AM

Mike Bailey November 19, 2018 A couple hours by car from Las Vegas, great scenery and value awaits in lesser-known St. George, Utah. Courtesy of Sand Hollow G.C. Going to Hawaii, Arizona, Palm Springs or South Florida in the winter is, for the most part, a pretty expensive proposition. But those are far from the only options for golfers who dream of teeing it up when much of the country is covered with snow. There are, in fact, several destinations that are fairly reasonably priced in the winter. They offer good to exceptional golf, mostly

20 Small Towns Perfect for a Winter Getaway

Friday, November 16, 2018 12:00 PM

The House Method team cast their votes on the best winter getaways in the US. Our list includes destinations for the outdoorsman, beach lover, and tourist alike. For some, winter means embracing the cold, strapping on some skis and donning a hat. Others look for relief from the low temperatures in the form of beaches or small southern hideaways. We at House Method believe that wherever you go, a beautiful and unique environment is key to the experience. This list of winter vacation spots is jam packed with beautiful villages, stylish hotels,

The Most Beautifully Designed Bar in Each State in America

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 PM

From a bar that brings back the look of old New York City to a modern design in Nashville, these bars don't just serve the best drinks—they do so in a space that's like no other By Kristine Hansen What any bar owner will tell you is that it’s not hard to make a drink. Rather, what’s difficult is cultivating an environment that embraces eye-catching design. When this design is done well, it sets the bar into an echelon of its own, bringing in locals and design lovers alike. Borrowing inspiration from eclectic pockets around the globe as well

10 Newly Popular Destinations to Visit This Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12:00 PM

REYNA GOBEL At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Want to travel somewhere new this holiday season but not sure where to go? Priceline has identified 10 international and domestic destinations travelers could explore between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, based on the site’s proprietary data that revealed which cities saw the biggest increase in

Groups Find a Year-Round Destination With the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12:00 PM

By Steve Grasso Infinity Science Center, Mississippi Gulf Coast With 62 miles of scenic shoreline, the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers a year-round destination for MICE groups. The region has venues to suit any event, such as the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, which offers over 400,000 sf of meeting space and can accommodate up to 6,000 attendees. The region also boasts nearly 15,000 guest rooms at accommodations ranging from luxury casino resorts to boutique hotels. Outdoor Activities “There is an incredible amount to do,

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