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Fun Things To Do On The Mississippi Gulf Coast • McCool Travel

In my worldwide search for cool, enjoyable, and pleased destinations, Coastal Mississippi shortly moved up my pleased journey destinations listing after two visits. I anticipated the Biloxi casinos and a Fins Up vibe (as a consequence of local hero Jimmy Buffett) but many things along the Mississippi Gulf Coast stunned me.

Stunned me in a good way, that is.

While Coastal Mississippi (formerly Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast)—and numerous properties, points of interest, and restaurants—hosted McCool Travel and picked up the tab for much of this superb trip, please be sure that my message is rigorously crafted for my superior audience in an effort to make knowledgeable selections in an effort to Travel Completely happy on future journeys.

Coastal Mississippi map, from Wikipedia:

map of Mississippi Gulf Coast #SecretCoast (between Louisiana and Alabama)

Coastal Mississippi Southern Oak Timber

Oaks, oaks, and extra oaks. Nothing enhances my WanderFreude (Pleasure of Travel, #WanderFreude) than the magnificent Southern oaks alongside the Mississippi Gulf Coast. “My name is Charles. I like oak trees and cannot lie.” Name Morris Day and if there’s an OA habit group, let me know.

Friendship Oak, Lengthy Seashore MS

Take time to visit the Friendship Oak at College of Southern Mississippi in Lengthy Seashore. In an area with many magnificent oak timber, the Friendship Oak reigns as the oldest and most outstanding. It’s over 500 years previous however misplaced a huge department throughout a storm earlier this yr.

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Friendship Oak in Lengthy Seashore Mississippi

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Friendship Oak at USM in Lengthy Seashore Mississippi

Ruskin Oak, Ocean Springs MS

The Ruskin oak tree in Ocean Springs is estimated to be over 325 years previous and is an imposing sight to see. There are so many things to do in Ocean Springs MS however exploring the town’s oaks is amongst my favorite.

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Ruskin oak tree in Ocean Springs MS

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Go to the Ruskin oak tree in Ocean Springs MS

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Ruskin oak tree in Ocean Springs MS

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Ruskin oak tree in Ocean Springs MS

Lovers Lane in Ocean Springs MS

Many Ocean Springs residents find out about Lovers Lane and I was thrilled to have an area skilled—Anna Roy the Public/Media Relations Supervisor for Coastal Mississippi—show me around the space on my final visit. Lovers Lane is in a residential part of Ocean Springs, on the best aspect of the Biloxi Bay Bridge when heading west (to Biloxi). Exit freeway 90 by McElroy’s or you will have to continue all the best way across the bridge. Whenever you discover Lovers Lane and the encompassing small streets, you may be rewarded with beautiful oaks all alongside the streets, creating a cover throughout roads, and in a lot of the big properties. Breathe, take pleasure in, and hug!

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oaks along Lovers Lane in Ocean Springs (photograph courtesy of Anna Roy)

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oaks alongside Lovers Lane in Ocean Springs (photograph courtesy of Anna Roy, Coastal Mississippi)

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oaks alongside Lovers Lane in Ocean Springs (photograph courtesy of Anna Roy)

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Lovers Lane oaks in Ocean Springs (photograph courtesy of Anna Roy, Coastal Mississippi)

More Ocean Springs Oak Timber

One other favorite spot of mine is a house at the corner of Martin and Cleveland in Ocean Springs, a small lot with a dozen oaks. It’s lower than a block from The Roost (where I stayed for 3 nights) and I walked by this home many occasions. Simply strolling near this house made me glad, I can’t imagine how lucky the residents are.

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Southern Oaks in Ocean Springs Mississippi

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Coastal Mississippi oak timber in Ocean Springs

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Southern Oaks in Ocean Springs Mississippi

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Southern Oaks in Ocean Springs Mississippi

Pretty Oaks in Pascagoula MS

Driving across the Moss Level space of Pascagoula, the place I was informed there are lovely oak timber, I found this road. Are there others? I’m wondering.

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oak road in Moss Level, Pascagoula, Mississippi

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oak road in Moss Point, Pascagoula, Mississippi

Later in this article, stay tuned, I’ll gush concerning the artistic and inventive Mississippi Gulf Coast individuals. Here is a superb instance. Previous and damaged oak timber will not be merely removed but are lovingly reworked into public artwork. The under oak artwork is in Bay St. Louis.

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carved oak tree in Bay St Louis Mississippi

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carved oak tree in Bay St Louis Mississippi

Even Southern Oaks that not exist are superb. The stays of a multi hundred yr previous oak close to Lodge Move Christian has a trunk diameter of over six ft.

Southern Oak massive trunk along Coastal Mississippi

large trunk of a Southern Oak in Cross Christian Mississippi

Have fun Mardi Gras Every Day of the Yr

While touring the Biloxi Shuckers (local AA baseball staff) stadium, the advertising director talked about that they may have a “half way to Mardi Gras” promotion in August. That sounded enjoyable and was undoubtedly not the one time I heard about Mardi Gras. In June, for heaven’s sake. Looks like each other mailbox and plenty of timber nonetheless have beads.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast mardi gras beads

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Mardi Gras beads

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Mardi Gras beads in Mississippi Gulf Coast

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Mardi Gras beads in Mississippi Gulf Coast

One native small enterprise proprietor advised me Mardi Gras is on everybody’s mind yr spherical—from the western Louisiana border (with Texas) to east of Cellular. I shall deem that area the #MardiGrasBelt. McCool Travel tip: Visit the Mardi Gras Museum contained in the Bay St. Louis Visitor Middle to see spectacular and lavish Mardi Gras krewe costumes.

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Mardi Gras Museum in Bay St Louis

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Mardi Gras Museum in Bay St. Louis

Coastal Mississippi Funkiness #MSCoastLife

Definitely most US Gulf Coast seashore communities have funky and artsy vibes however that art funkiness is pervasive and prevalent alongside the Mississippi Gulf Coast. They embrace and have fun their funk here. In reality, one local small enterprise owner advised me, “we are different from the rest of Mississippi. Everything below I-10 is cool.”

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funky Gulfport Mississippi

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Make it Funky in Fishbone Alley, Gulfport Mississippi

Driving east on Seashore Boulevard (US highway 90) between the casinos, your eyes will dance when seeing the extremely funky Ohr-O’Keefe Museum. Designed by Frank Gehry, it is Cali cool with Southern appeal.

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Ohr-O’keefe Museum in Biloxi

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the funky Coastal Mississippi Ohr-O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi

Drive slightly additional east and throughout the street from the Margaritaville Resort Biloxi you will notice the funkiest Catholic Church. Take my word for it and see with your personal eyes. I really like that residents create outside artwork galleries in their front and back yards. Even non-artists (like me) can get away with that.

funky art in Ocean Springs Mississippi

funky art in Ocean Springs

Ruth’s Roots in Bay St. Louis is a group garden with a really funky twist. Close by, go to the 100 Men DBA Hall, an necessary stop on the Mississippi Blues Trail.

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Ruth’s Roots in Bay St Louis

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hidden gem on Secret Coast is Ruth’s Roots in Bay St Louis, Coastal Mississippi

While everyone needs to be an artist, only a choose few turn into commercially profitable. Visit Shearwater Pottery and Walter Anderson Museum of Artwork in Ocean Springs and study concerning the legendary local Anderson household.

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Shearwater Pottery in Ocean Springs

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Coastal Mississippi local art at Shearwater Pottery in Ocean Springs

The inventive mentality of Mississippi Gulf Coast extends to their food and drinks. I simply had to, really needed to, attempt the grit beer at Hops and Growlers in Ocean Springs. Whereas the grit beer highlighted my expertise, I additionally sampled other craft brews, together with You Obtained the Beet and Oh My Porter.

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Hops and Growlers in Ocean Springs

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Hops and Growlers in Ocean Springs. Guess which one is grit beer.

Please also see Fun US Gulf Coast Bars, Breweries, and Beverage Spots

Science and Nature Along Coastal Mississippi

Pascagoula River Tour

Impress your folks and frenemies with this factoid: Pascagoula River is the most important free-flowing (undammed) river within the continental USA. What meaning is which you can witness beautiful pure scenery which seems the identical as it did 10,000 years ago. Nicely, truly, the Pascagoula River watershed space modifications all the time however my point ought to be that it is best to visit it and see a pure wonderland with your personal eyes. The 32 types of clams and mussels within the Pascagoula River are greater than every other North American river (besides two).

The greatest solution to expertise the Pascagoula River is with a McCoy’s Swamp and River Tour from the Pascagoula River Audubon Middle.

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experience Pascagoula River with McCoy’s Swamp and River Tour

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expertise Coastal Mississippi with McCoy’s Swamp and River Tour on Pascagoula River

Mississippi Area Coast

Area exploration does not occur with out the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Whereas rockets launch from Florida and California, and mission management is in Houston, all of it starts in Mississippi. NASA rockets and elements are examined on the Stennis Area Middle long earlier than getting into service. They are presently testing the B25 engine for deep area exploration.

But area exploration is just not the one recreation at Stennis. GPS was invented right here. I was stunned to study that Stennis Area Middle has extra oceanographers than some other facility on the planet and the one Navy Change at a non-military property.

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Stennis Area Middle in Mississippi

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NASA testing platform at Stennis Area Middle in Mississippi

Fun Science at Infinity Area Middle

Take a bus tour of Stennis from the Infinity Science Middle—where you possibly can see carnivorous crops (sure!), extremely fascinating hands-on activities (create your personal hurricane, design a flood-proof city), the most important and strongest engine ever created, and far more. Their deep ocean immersive experience and Apollo 11 experience simulated journey are in style points of interest.

Between Infinity and Bay St. Louis, drive the Westonia Scenic Byway to Area and hook up with the Seashore Boulevard Scenic Byway. Those Hancock County Mississippi Scenic Byways are far more fascinating than I-10 and even freeway 90.

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Infinity Science Middle in Mississippi

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science funness at Infinity Science Middle in Pearlington Mississippi Gulf Coast

Coastal Mississippi Liquid Street Journey on Wolf River

I really like liquid street trips and kayaking the Wolf River, particularly throughout a lightning storm, was thrilling. Wolf River Canoe & Kayak offers boats, transports you a couple of miles up river, and allows you to do your thing. I introduced along a set of yummy goodies from Critical Bread in Bay St. Louis and one other group introduced an entire cooler for their #LiquidRoadTrip journey. Fun! I’ll or might not have heard banjo music but there was undoubtedly lightning, so I pulled up on a seashore till the storm handed. McCool Travel tip: convey drinks and snacks and look for petrified wood alongside the river banks.

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Wolf River Kayak, Mississippi Gulf Coast

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liquid street journey with Wolf River Canoe & Kayak, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Some locations to go to to study concerning the nature of Mississippi Gulf Coast embrace Pascagoula River Audubon Middle, Marine Schooling Middle, Gulf Islands National Seashore (meet the native gators), and Maritime and Seafood Business Museum.

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Gulf Islands Nationwide Seashore, Mississippi Gulf Coast

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see gators and extra at Gulf Islands Nationwide Seashore, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Coastal Mississippi Ethnic Fusion

Biloxi has vibrant Vietnamese and Croatian communities. That stunned me but in addition makes a number of sense. Vietnamese fishermen brought their methods to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to what was once the world’s most prolific seafood supplier. Biloxi continues to be the shrimping capital of the world (#BigShrimpin). Croatians started immigrating to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1897 to work within the seafood canning factories.

Take a look at Le Bakery Cafe in Biloxi for exceptional Bahn Mi po’ boys and French sweets.

Is it lunch time but? It doesn’t matter our Banh Mi’s (Poboys) are made to order anytime after 8:45am. Xa Xiu Banh Mi (Char Siu Roast Pork Poboy)

Posted by Le Bakery on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Coastal Mississippi Individuals

So totally trite and overused (not by me, though) is the idea of individuals making a spot particular. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is one among greatest examples I’ve experienced. With casinos, army, and different industries, the Mississippi Gulf Coast inhabitants is certainly transient. Nevertheless, the individuals I met along the Mississippi coast completely like it here. They select to be here.

My tourism host (Anna Roy) is from Belgium. The happiest lodge manager I ever met relocated from Michigan. The happiest lodge worker I ever met—on the similar lodge, The Roost in Ocean Springs—has Croatian ancestry. A completely riveting and disruptive younger entrepreneur at Le Bakery (above) is Vietnamese by way of San Diego. The Bay City Inn proprietor—and unofficial queen of Bay St. Louis—ran tourism sales in New Orleans. She (Nikki Moon) informed me that the Mississippi Gulf Coast is the place individuals from New Orleans select to trip. And on and on.

There are even native locals. Amanda, the owner of Paddles Up in Ocean Springs, lived elsewhere for awhile but returned to her childhood hometown because it’s in her blood. Dave, the first mate on the Biloxi Shrimping Trip, is super entertaining and informative and their shrimp tour is certainly a fun thing to do in Biloxi.

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Amanda from Paddles Up in Ocean Springs

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Amanda from Paddles Up in Ocean Springs. My favourite SUP teacher and guide.

Coastal Mississippi Beaches

Gentle sand and extensive beaches define the beaches all alongside the Gulf of Mexico, from Southwest Florida all the best way up and around to Bay St. Louis. Mississippi beaches are clear, inviting, and parking is plentiful proper subsequent to the seashore. I really like that!

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Cross Christian, Mississippi Gulf Coast beaches

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among the best Mississippi gulf coast seashores is at Cross Christian

The place to Eat Alongside the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Seafood, especially shrimp, is tremendous recent alongside the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A number of superb #BigShrimpin’ entrees are shrimp and grits at Le Cafe Beignet in Biloxi, old-fashioned basic po’ boys at Bozo’s Grocery in Pascagoula, and Royal Purple shrimp at The Blind Tiger proper on the seashore in Biloxi.

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superb shrimp and grits at Le Cafe Beignet in Biloxi Mississippi

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superb shrimp and grits at Le Cafe Beignet in Biloxi Mississippi

Different places to eat on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (and what I had) embrace The Shed (exceptional BBQ), Whiskey Prime (unimaginable fried oysters and filet mignon), Vestige (heirloom tomatoes and top quality sourced elements), Biloxi Brewing Firm (eight craft brews on tap), TatoNut Doughnut Store (they use potato flour), Eat Drink Love (large roast beef sandwich), Doe’s Eat Place (scrumptious filet mignon) at Margaritaville Resort Biloxi, and The Green Home (day by day sweet and savory biscuit specials).

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Choice? Order the sampler platter at The Shed BBQ in Ocean Springs

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Robust determination? Order the sampler platter at The Shed BBQ in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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recent local heirloom tomatoes at Vestige in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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recent native heirloom tomatoes at Vestige in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi Bars and Consuming Spots

The Wilbur Craft Cocktail and Wine Bar was referred to as the “most beautifully designed bar in Mississippi” by Architectural Digest. I really like their in depth artistic cocktail record and rum flights (cautious!). The Wilbur Bar is situated in The Roost boutique lodge, one in every of my favourite places to stay alongside the #USGulfCoast. Oh, ensure you go to the Al Capone speakeasy room at Wilbur.

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rum flight at Wilbur Ocean Springs

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order the rum flight at Wilbur in Ocean Springs

Although you’re in Jimmy Buffett territory, get your Pitbull fix at iLOV305 at Onerous Rock Biloxi. Dale!

A few of the places to catch a sundown together with your drink embrace DaBayou Bar & Grill in Ocean Springs, on the patio of White Pillars (but in addition DO NOT MISS the magnificent inside White Pillars bar), or on the surface deck of The Blind Tiger in Biloxi. There are also some secret spots which I’ll cover in an upcoming #USGulfCoast article so stay tuned!

Please also see Fun US Gulf Coast Bars, Breweries, and Beverage Spots

Where to Keep On the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Under are resorts I stayed in throughout three Mississippi Gulf Coast journeys. Please see my Mississippi Gulf Coast motels article for extra particulars about and evaluations on these Mississippi coast properties and my detailed evaluation of Margaritaville Resort Biloxi.

Where to remain in Bay St. Louis: Bay Town Inn

The place to remain in Move Christian: Lodge Move Christian

Fun Biloxi lodges: Beau Rivage and Margaritaville Resort Biloxi

The place to stay in Ocean Springs: The Roost (named by Architectural Digest as one in every of most lovely motels in US South) and its sister property The Inn at Ocean Springs. For somewhat more room and kitchen amenities, attempt Entrance Seashore Cottages (I favored Bellande Cottage). For A LOT more room, e-book the three bedroom Love Me Tender, Love Me Suite at Gulf Hills Lodge.

Where to remain in Pascagoula: The Grand Magnolia Ballroom and Suites

For a extra full record of Mississippi coast inns, see TripAdvisor and the Coastal Mississippi websites.

McCool Travel tip: Mention McCool Travel sent you for potential particular rates and consideration.

One other lodging choice is a trip rental, which might be a rental, condominium, home, or even a boat (cool). >>> To obtain $40 off your first Airbnb rental, click on right here.

Coming Quickly to the Mississippi Coast: Mississippi Aquarium

Maybe probably the most exciting undertaking along the Mississippi Gulf Coast is the upcoming Mississippi Aquarium. It is scheduled to open in late 2019 or early 2020. View the Mississippi Aquarium reside cam displaying the development progress plus a cool time lapse montage. Once I final visited the Mississippi Gulf Coast in December 2018, the aquarium employees was excited concerning the Italian acrylic glass sitting a number of blocks away at the port. The glass is for the large viewing wall, which might be 30 ft high, 16 inches assume; the most important glass piece weighs 40 tons.

The Mississippi Aquarium, in Gulfport Mississippi, is affiliated with the University of Southern Mississippi research institute—modeled after an analogous arrangement at the world famous Monterey Aquarium. The Mississippi Aquarium can be one in every of solely four aquariums to supply the SeaTrek Experience. Visitors can put on an enormous helmet and plunge into the large pool with sharks. Go for it!

Mississippi Aquarium: web site : Facebook

Assets about Coastal Mississippi:

Coastal Mississippi: The Secret Coast (formerly Go to Mississippi Gulf Coast): website : Fb : Twitter : Instagram

Have you visited Coastal Mississippi / Mississippi Gulf Coast? What are your favourite fun things about the Mississippi Gulf Coast?


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Fun things to do on the Mississippi Gulf Coast embrace funky art, science and nature, passionate individuals, and devouring superb food. #MSCoastLife

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Fun Things To Do on the Mississippi Gulf Coast was first revealed on McCool Travel on 24 August 2018.

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