Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi.
Gulfport-Biloxi International AirportIt services American Eagle, Delta, United, and Vision Airlines.
By carStarting at New Orleans you will go east on I-10 for approximately 70 miles, you will cross into Mississippi. Get off I-10 at Exit 34A and merge onto US-49. This trip will take you about an hour and a half.
If starting at Mississippi's capital Jackson - Get on US-49 S at exit 47 A heading towards Richland/Hattisburg. Then merge onto I-59 S towards New Orleans/Gulf Coast. You will then merge again onto US-98 E at Exit 59, then take the US-49 exit heading towards Gulfport. Merge again onto US-49 S in the direction of Gulfport. This trip will take you about 3 hours.
CTA - Coast Transit Authority - The public transportation route that runs through Gulfport. It also runs all along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi including areas such as Biloxi and Ocean Springs.
phone: +1 228-864-9082address: 2311 29th St
- Ship Island Ferry - Leaves from the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor and takes you to Ship Island. Ship Island was named one of the top ten beaches in the United States by USA Today. This area is the perfect spot for picnics on the beach and for surfing.
Bayou Vista Golf Courseaddress: 13756 Washington AvenueThis is a public golf course featuring 18 holes on 6,287 yards of green.
phone: +1 228 314-2100address: 3300 West Beach BlvdThis includes over 2,100 slots, 47 table games it also features live entertainment every week and an extensive beer, wine and cocktail menu.
Alston's Antiquesaddress: 2208 25th AvenueAn antique shop known for its beautiful selection of antique dolls, clocks, furniture, primitives, collectible and antique slot machines.
- Crossroads Mall, Crossroads Parkway, Intersection I-10 & Highway 49. Crossroads mall is home of Barnes & Noble, Pier One Imports, Old Navy, Happy Nails and Nevada Bob's Golf, Bedding Plus, and other retailers.
Daddy's Little Kitchen #1address: 2605 25th AvenueA locally owned restaurant specializing in breakfast and lunch. Their Po Boys in particular are exceptional.
Catfish Charlie’saddress: 11419 Canal RoadSpecializes in fried and flaky catfish, their chicken and side dishes are good too. They are known for their down south, family atmosphere.
Lookout 49phone: +1 228 328-1366address: 12013 Highway 49It operated in the Long Beach Harbor as the Long Beach Look Out, but then some ill weather took it down, so it moved to a new location. It is the local favorite for spectacular seafood, steaks & specialties. They are also famous for their sweet potato bread pudding with whiskey sauce.
Emeril's Gulf Coast Fish Houseaddress: 3300 West Beach BlvdLunch: M-F 11:30AM-2PM; Dinner: Su-Th 5:30PM-10PM; F Sa 5:30PM-11PM. Inside the Island View Casino Resort, they supply a large amount of southern sea selections and are also known for their delicious desserts.
Tug's Wharf Seafood Restaurantaddress: 1458 Magnolia Street“Gulf Coast Seafood The Way It Used To Be!” - They offer Chicago Angus beef, crab cakes, traditional Cajun cuisine, she crab bisque, gumbo and daily fish specials. They use only seafood that has been caught on that day, ensuring the freshest ingredients.
Gulfport Elks Lodge No. 978address: 1800 E. Beach BlvdBill Connely the Music Man every second and fourth Sunday, 2PM-5PM.
Larry's at the Beachaddress: 90 between Courthouse RdUS and Teagarden. This attraction holds outside concerts on a regular basis.
American Legion Post no. 119address: 111 Courthouse RdArt D'Lorio and the Sugar Mill Band perform on the first and third Sundays, 2-6PM.