Biloxi Articles

Adventure Activities in Biloxi - Try if You Dare

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 14th 2010 04:11 PM
Adventure Activity Biloxi

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Biloxi is a great place to expand your definition of "adventure." You won't find daring ski slopes or daunting cliffs to climb, but you will find plenty of other outdoor activities. Biloxi's casinos are always good for a gamble, and another unique adventure activity in Biloxi is deep-sea fishing – charter a boat and see what you can reel in. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking outside the box.
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Biloxi Slang

by Kay Davis. Posted Oct 14th 2010 06:33 AM
Biloxi Slang

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Biloxi, a small but important city on Mississippi's Gulf Coast, has been reincarnated many times since its founding in the early 1700's, but it has always remained the "Playground of the South". Biloxi was once the capital of French Louisiana until it was devastated by a hurricane in 1722 and the capital was moved to New Orleans. In the early 20th century the center of the world's seafood industry. During World War II it was a major training center for the Army and Air Force. And today, it is one of the most popular resort towns on the Gulf Coast.

Biloxi is home to the Biloxi Lighthouse which survived the devastation of Hurricanes Camille and Katrina. The Lighthouse is now emblazoned on most licenses plates in the State of Mississippi and reminds us every day that we are survivors. Today, much of Biloxi has been rebuilt and is more beautiful than ever.

One of the first slangs I learned when I moved here is that Biloxi, MS is pronounced, "Bil-lux-zee, Miss-ssip-pi". I also quickly learned to love the slow, deliberate pace and the special sense of place that exists here.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Biloxi

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 14th 2010 04:10 AM
Photo Opportunities Biloxi

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Now that the city has had a chance to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina swept through, visitors will find numerous fantastic photo opportunities. Biloxi is looking sparkly and new, a welcome upgrade from the post-Katrina views of devastation. Unlike many cities, the best photo ops in Biloxi aren't towering skyscrapers or pristine forests, but reminders of the city's resilience and steadfast determination in the wake of an unimaginable natural disaster. You may hear that scenic Biloxi isn't what it used to be. While that's true, there are plenty of folks who claim that the city is even better.
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Biloxi Mythbusters

by Kim Goodin. Posted Oct 14th 2010 04:09 AM
Biloxi Mythbusters

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The range of Biloxi urban legend isn't as romantic or as profligate as its neighbor, New Orleans. But its history is nearly as colorful and quirky, and has given rise to a number of urban myths. Biloxi boasts its fair share of ghosts and superlatives. These Biloxi mythbusters come in all shapes and sizes. How informed are you?
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Best Public Restrooms in Biloxi

by Ruth E. Bryant. Posted Aug 31st 2010 11:34 AM
Public Restrooms Biloxi

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Seeking out the best public restrooms in Biloxi might not be top of your tourism list, but it's worth knowing where to find them if you're caught short. As a frequent visitor who has had the opportunity to check out many of the facilities, I can recommend several. What follows is a list of my favorite Biloxi bathrooms, rest stops and highway stops.
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