When it comes to tourism, Harrison County offers a wider variety of attractions than most destinations – 26 miles of white sand beach, first-class casinos, championship golf, cultural festivities and more. The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport delivers vacationers and business travelers into the heart of it all. And, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center has been expanded, offering first-class beachfront facilities for business and entertainment.
Attractions – Visit the Frank Gehry-designed Ohr-O’Keefe Museum, play at Gulf Islands Waterpark or spend the day at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. Harrison County offers something for everyone.
Events – Great food and fun can be found year-round at festivals and events celebrating the Coast’s rich and diverse culture.
Casinos – Harrison County is home to ten of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s 12 casinos. In addition to Vegas-style gaming, these resorts offer first-class accommodations, a variety of dining options, nightlife venues and top-name entertainment.
Dining – Enjoy fresh Gulf seafood at landmark restaurants, try something new at the casinos or have lunch overlooking the beach. Whatever your taste, you’ll find it in Harrison County.
Golf – There are more than 20 golf courses scattered across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, some created by top course designers including Nicklaus, Pate, Palmer and Fazio.
Fishing – Fishing is a year-round activity in Harrison County. Catch a charter boat and fish the deep sea, cast a line from one of our piers or explore our bays and rivers.
Lodging – Cozy “mom and pops,” beachfront bed and breakfasts, and first-class casino resorts are among the wide variety of accommodations in Harrison County.
Shopping – From Premium Outlets offering the best prices on top-name brands to shoppping malls, to unique boutiques with local art and antiques, Harrison County is a shopper’s paradise.
For complete details on the all there is to do in Harrison County and across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, visit www.gulfcoast.org.
Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore
“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”