Written by Monique
When most people think of the Gulf of Mexico they think of Florida, which is a great vacation destination; however there is also the Mississippi Gulf Coast to consider for great Gulf coast vacations. The Mississippi Gulf Coast sits in between Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana. This spectacular vacation destination sits on 62 miles of shoreline with 26 of those 62 miles being white sandy beaches. However, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is more than just a beach, you will find the best in food, nightlife, outdoor activities and southern charm when you visit this gem.
While there is something for everyone, the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers some of the best casino resorts. Mississippi casinos have everything you would want and need in a casino, you will almost think you are in Las Vegas. These resorts offer the best in luxury yet have that laid back coastal feel.
If you are not much of gambler, no problem, as this vacation destination has a number of historical sites and countless outdoor activities. You can tour some fun yet educational museums, or rent a jet ski and go deep sea fishing. All of which can be fun for the whole family.
If it is food you seek you will not be disappointed, since the Mississippi Gulf Coast has some of the best southern cooking the south has to offer. You can enjoy some of the best seafood, including gulf shrimp, all of which has that unique Mississippi flare you cannot find anywhere else. Additionally, whatever type of dining you seek from luxury to local dives you will be able to find it and enjoy the food you find there.
Finally, the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers a great deal of festivals and events to all its visitors. Including music festivals, car cruises, food festivals and much more.