Every New Orleans knows the thrill of seeing the bright, colorful Pensacola sign just after the Waffle House and right before crossing the bridge over to the beach.
Tourism plays a major role in the Gulf Shores’ economy—for travelers, this means there’s plenty to do in this Alabama beach town.
Biloxi, Mississippi is just under an hour and a half away from New Orleans, and about 30 minutes past Pass Christian.
Orange Beach is the last stop before crossing over to Florida, so make sure to visit the Flora-Bama Lounge on the Florida-Alabama state line.
Gulfport shares the beach with Biloxi, but the second-largest city in Mississippi offers a lot of other things to do besides lounging by the pool.
Are you even a New Orleans if you haven't driven to Pass Christian at some point in high school.
Just two hours away from New Orleans, Dauphin Island is a barrier island located three miles south of Mobile Bay.
Ship Island, which is actually two separate islands, is a gem that sits 11 miles off the coast of Gulfport, Mississippi.
Northshore state park has a sandy little beach that families have enjoyed for decades.
Coconut Beach Sand Sports Complex is a man-made attraction developed exclusively for beach volleyball fans.