Gulfport – Biloxi knows how to swing it as an upbeat metropolitan area of Mississippi on weekdays and as a chilled out beachside on weekends. For all those tourists who are looking for a fair share of beach fun, this place offers multiple options like barrier islands along the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Another popular beach where one can hangout with family and friends is the silver-sand beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.Top Daytrips around Gulfport-Biloxi
Free / Cheap Activities in Gulfport-Biloxi
- The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is a must-visit if you are a fan of live dolphin shows and touch tanks. And if you are lucky you can also get to pet the surprisingly-friendly stingray and sharks.
- Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is mainly for kids but people of all ages can enjoy a good time here. Discover the kid in you with its History Hotel old-time adventure, The Pelican Porch Café, Bear Creek, Treehouse Village and other such attractions.
- Bellingrath Gardens & Home has been honored with a mention in National Register of Historic Places. Various beautiful lawns and gardens adorn this place with their freshly bloomed flowers and shrubs.
- Beauvoir is a National Historic Landmark that once belonged to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. It has also been recognized as Mississippi Historical Landmark and National Historic Landmark.