Did you know that Biloxi, Mississippi is home to some of the best beachfront real estate in America? No?

Well, you’re in for a treat. In this post, we’re going to highlight why Biloxi is such a great destination and what you can see and do on your trip there. 

Ready to get started? Let’s go.

Sun and Fun

If you want the perfect combination of sandy beaches and plenty of nighttime entertainment, Biloxi is the place for you. You’ll find it all here, boardwalks, live entertainment, and casinos all right at your doorstep.


Lighthouse on the beach in Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi Beach is the primary beach spot for visitors and locals alike. With its shallow and calm, waters it also makes for a perfect family-friendly destination. 

Not far from Biloxi Beach, you’ll find the Biloxi Lighthouse. Climb to the top to get unparalleled views of the area or take a quick guided tour to learn more about how the lighthouse operates. 

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and relax with a good book and the sounds of the waves, take a quick ferry trip out to Ship Island. This barrier island has miles of beaches and history buffs will love exploring Fort Massachusetts. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for dolphins during the ferry ride!

casinos and buildings along Gulf Coast shore in Biloxi, Mississippi


After a day at the beach, some people are ready for a night out. Biloxi has plenty to offer both during the day and once the sun goes down. 

Casinos are a huge draw in this part of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, so there is a number to choose from. Many people love Beau Rivage for the ornate building and beautiful gardens. There’s also the Hard Rock, Harrahs, IP, and Treasure Bay casinos too, look out Las Vegas!

Many of these also offer live entertainment with world-famous musical guests and shows as well as day spas and excellent restaurants (featuring local seafood). 


If you’d love to get a few history lessons in while in Biloxi there are plenty of options for that too. 

One of the more popular historical sites is Beauvoir the home of Jefferson Davis, who was President of the Confederate States during the Civil War.

Visitors also love exploring the Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry museum since these have played such an essential role in the history of Biloxi and the surrounding areas. 

Getting There

The Biloxi Bay Bridge in Mississippi

Unlike many other beach destinations, Biloxi is easy to get to; it’s located right on Interstate 10 a major highway that travels through many of the Southern states. 

Its location makes it a perfect place to stop on long road trips. And, it’s less than two hours from cities like New Orleans, Mobile, and Pensacola, making it an excellent day trip or weekend getaway.

Once you spend some time in Biloxi, there’s no doubt you’ll come to love it as so many locals, and visitors do. The secret is out on this Gulf Coast gem, so don’t wait to check it out! For help finding the best hotel rates in the area, check out our sister site, HotelCoupons.com