visit Ship Island

Things to Do: Visit Ship Island

Need a quick summer getaway? Plan a fun day trip and visit Ship Island this summer! Located 12 miles off Mississippi’s coast, this barrier island was once named “the hidden gem of Mississippi” by USA Today. About Ship Island Ship Island is part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Even though Ship Island is an Read more about Things to Do: Visit Ship Island[…]

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Local Spotlight: Gulf Islands National Seashore

Consider yourself a seafarer? If you do, then set sail to the Gulf Islands National Seashore, a nationally-protected string of islands off the beautiful Mississippi coast. There, you’ll find peace—and maybe even a new piece of yourself! The Seashore Set up by Congress in 1971, the Gulf Islands National Seashore offers a chance for sailors Read more about Local Spotlight: Gulf Islands National Seashore[…]