Mississippi/Alabama Gulf Shore

  • Start: Mississippi, United States of America
  • End: Mobile, AL
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:40
  • Total Mileage: 181 Miles
  • Number of stops: 17

Description

The seashore, plantations, and historic battlefields characterize the Gulf Coast as a trip you won't want to put behind you. Add to that the tastes of southern seafood and this trip will be etched in your mind forever. The first stop lands you in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, where you can visit the John C. Stennis Space Center, NASA's primary site for rocket testing. The trip continues to Biloxi, Mississippi's oldest town, which was founded in 1699 by the French. The next stop along the Gulf Shore will lead you across the state line into Alabama. In the city of Mobile Bay, Alabama, you can pay a tribute to the great battleship Alabama and submarine Drum, both of which are now World War II museums at Battleship Memorial Park.

Stop #1:

John C. Stennis Space Center
Mississippi, United States of America

Stop #2:

Ship Island Excursion Ferry
Gulfport, MS

Stop #4:

Mardi Gras Museum
Biloxi, MS

Stop #5:

Shearwater Pottery
Ocean Springs, MS

Stop #6:

Walter Anderson Museum
Ocean Springs, MS

Stop #8:

Gulf Islands National Seashore
Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Stop #9:

Old Spanish Fort Museum
Pascagoula, MS

Stop #10:

Historic Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island
Dauphin Island, AL

Stop #11:

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Theodore, AL

Stop #14:

Mobile Civic Center
Mobile, AL

Stop #15:

Mobile Museum of Art
Mobile, AL

Stop #16:

Museum of Mobile
Mobile, Alabama

Stop #17:

Phoenix Fire Museum
Mobile, AL
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