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 Welcome to
   Coastal Mississippi
Welcome to Coastal Mississippi!
There is so much to do,
see and experience here, and
I am thrilled that you have chosen The Secret Coast as your next adventure.
Each of our 12 coastal communities has
something different to offer; from our harbor
towns and charming, walkable downtown areas shaded with live oaks, to world-renowned shows and casino headliner entertainment.
We understand that travel, along with every other part of our lives, has changed due
to the coronavirus pandemic. As our visitor, you should also expect to see that our hospitality partners are implementing all necessary precautions to protect you and your loved ones. Our industry has been equipped with comprehensive recommendations from leading agencies, and we are actively working with regional healthcare authorities to ensure the best practices in health and safety are provided to our industry partners.
The Secret Coast offers an array of unforgettable experiences that benefit from its temperate climate, including al fresco dining, outdoor adventures, and exciting activities for all ages. Take a deep dive into the maritime history and culture of our 62 miles of scenic shoreline, savor our coastal culinary delights that are sure to satisfy every taste bud, and discover a natural environment that offers
relaxation and adventure in equal measure.
Wishing you a wonderful time in Coastal Mississippi and hope to see you back again soon for more adventures!
We know your visit might look a little different than you planned, but rest assured that Coastal Mississippi and its many partners are here and waiting to greet you.
As the lower region of the hospitality state, welcoming visitors is kind of our thing. We’ve missed having you here, but we’ve taken this time to ensure our health and safety practices are top-notch and ready for your return. We can’t wait to see you!
This issue of Discover Coastal Mississippi features some of the most exciting experiences that the Coast has to offer during the cooler months. From amazing cuisine to family fun and unique festivals, this is surely a great time of year to visit Coastal Mississippi.
In a joint venture with the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, Discover serves as the Coast’s fulfillment magazine and aims to guide visitors and newcomers through their coastal journey. Each section features extensive lists that pair with a numbered and easy to use map that makes locating your next destination a breeze!
So what are you waiting for? Get out there and discover Coastal Mississippi!
Kelsey Sunderman-Foster
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EDITOR: KELSEY SUNDERMAN-FOSTER kelsey@m2mediacorp.com
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CONTRIBUTORS:
Gabbie Bowden Patrick Clay
John N. Felsher Holly Harrison Kimberly C. Rasmussen Anna Roy Victoria Snyder Shannon Stage Natalea Thomson
Photographers:
Donn Hupp Christy Ryan
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