The coastal region features many public hunting and fishing lands. There are 8 Wildlife Management areas. The DeSoto National Forest and a National Wildlife Refuge is located here.
Build a sand castle. Look for sea shells. Play in the waves. Relax in the Sun. Enjoy a day at the beach.
People bike, hike and ride horseback on The Longleaf Trace located in the region.
There are over 39 golf courses in the region.
Canoe and Kayak along the Pascagoula river. Charter a boat on the Gulf. Fish the estuaries, marches, barrier islands and more areas along the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy outdoor adventures.
Go fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, horseback riding, birding, canoeing, kayaking, golfing and more.
The Keesler AFB is located here too.
People visit the beaches in Mississippi all year round but most people visit during spring and the summertime for spring break, romantic weekend getaways, holidays, family vacations, business, extended stays, short breaks from work and more. Many people choose a beach in Mississippi for the perfect wedding or honeymoon destination.
the Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau at www.mswestcoast.org.
the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at and the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce at www.oceanspringschamber.com.