Biloxi, highly prized by tourists, especially for its coast, is found in the United States in the state of Mississippi. A mythical region that still brings its share of romance with the scents of magnolias, oleanders, wisteria, and steamships that make you go back in time. Yet, Biloxi had its worst moments in 2005 with Hurricane Katrina, which caused a lot of damage. The population and the authorities have done their utmost to make the city a tourist destination again.
Holiday in Biloxi can be done with children who will enjoy the pleasures of the beach, museums for children, and walks in an original, natural world, where several species of birds are represented, as well as reptiles. Do not fail to visit the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum, which is a curiosity as its architecture is very modern and original. It houses art exhibitions. The guides warmly welcome you and are very enthusiastic when it comes to telling some stories from the South. Before you go, enjoy the pleasure of climbing on the roof from where you will have a panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. A walk through the shops is a must if you want to bring back memories.
Another place worth seeing in Biloxi is the Golden Nugget Biloxi. Golden Nugget Biloxi is located in Biloxi (East Biloxi), just minutes from St. Michael Parish and Marina / Yacht Club of Point Cadet. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum and Point Cadet Square. You will feel at home in one of the 708 air-conditioned rooms. The beds have pillow top mattresses to rest peacefully. For moments of entertainment, you have a TV with satellite channels and free wired internet connection and Wi-Fi. The private bathroom has free toiletries and a hairdryer.
In Golden Nugget Biloxi, you can test your fortune in the casino or enjoy other recreational facilities, such as the sauna or Turkish bath. You will also find free Wi-Fi internet access, souvenir shop or kiosk, and beauty salon service. When you want to sunbathe on the beach, you can take advantage of the available shuttle service (with charge). To eat, you will have to head to one of the 4 restaurants or to the cafeteria of this resort. Enjoy your favorite drink at the poolside bar or at the pool bar. You will have express check-out, a dry-cleaning service, and a 24-hour reception service at your disposal. Are you organizing an event in Biloxi? In Golden Nugget Biloxi, you have at your disposal 3060 square meters of space with space for conferences and meeting rooms. There is a free valet parking available.
The must-see site of Biloxi is undoubtedly the home of Jefferson Davis, former president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865. This beautiful house has suffered great damage with Katrina, but the restoration is identical. The view of the house on the gulf is superb. The other site to see, of course, is the white lighthouse which still fulfills its role of guardian.
Transportation and travel in Biloxi
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport serves the city of Biloxi where shuttles and taxis connect. Rental cars are at your disposal. The highway that leads to Biloxi is I-10. To drive, your license is sufficient if you do not stay more than 3 months. Local bus lines allow ease of traffic in the city center.
Outings in Biloxi
The restaurants offer menus with exotic scents, with international and local specialties. Whether your wallet is well stocked or not, a visit to the casinos is worth the detour, you will be so captivated that you will have a hard time getting out! During the day or in the evening, sit on the terraces of coffee and let yourself be carried away by the music of the South.