During your trip to the Mississippi Gulf Coast you will have a full day to explore the area and enjoy top Mississippi attractions. Indulge in the Gulf Coast’s famous fresh seafood, enjoy warm breezes as you walk along soft, sandy beaches, or test your luck in one of the 24-hour casinos.
Casinos on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Boasting 12 exciting casinos, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a place to let the good times roll. From Biloxi’s Boomtown Casino to its Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the Gulf Coast’s casinos feature the latest slot machines and best table games, upscale restaurants and top entertainment. For those who want to escape from the gaming floor, some Gulf Coast Casinos even offer luxurious full-service spas.
Boasting 62 miles of scenic shoreline, 26 miles of which include soft, white sand outlined by calm gentle waves that dance on the water’s surface, the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s beaches are an unforgettable sight to see. Enjoy an afternoon picnic, a romantic walk as the sun starts to set, or get out your camera and capture the picturesque scenery. Stretching for miles down the Gulf Coast, it is not hard to find quiet and tranquil sections along the beaches. Don’t forget to stop by the several designated locations which provide nesting areas for the endangered bird species, Least Terns. While visitors are restricted from recreational activities in these areas of the beaches, they are encouraged to stop and admire the unique and beautiful creatures.
Arts and Culture
While the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s warm climate and beautiful beaches are enough to satisfy, some of what makes the Mississippi Gulf Coast so unique is its arts and culture. From Bay St. Louis to Pascagoula explore the many shops and galleries exhibiting and selling works by local and regional artists. Visit Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library to discover the rich history of Jefferson Davis and his stunning Gulf Coast home. See one of the most photographed sites in the Gulf Coast, the 65-foot tall Biloxi Lighthouse. Delight in the many colors of the Ocean Springs Bridge Mosaic Mural, a one of a kind piece of art and Mississippi’s longest Mosaic at 120 feet long. Or learn about the Gulf Coast’s past at the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum.
Remember, you'll have some free time to do as you wish on this tour. Why not call a cab from your casino hotel and do some unique shopping?
From the unique boutiques and specialty stores to factory outlets and shopping centers, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a mecca for the unique, the affordable, the exceptional and even the outrageous. Discover soaps, scrubs, washes and more at Biloxi’s Bath Junkie. Visit Art and Soul, the home accent store in Ocean Springs. Step back in time at Bay St. Louis’ Magnolia Antiques as you browse through collectibles, pottery, ceramics, furniture and other antique treasures. Stop in Arts on the Avenue, an art gallery in Pascagoula which showcases the works of local artists. Or treat yourself to a designer handbag at Jubilee Boutique in Ocean Springs.