Explore the Wonders of the Mississippi Aquarium

If you’rplanning a trip to Gulfport, MS, and are searching for fun things to doyou’ve landed on the right page. In this blog, we’ll show you why the Mississippi Aquarium (also known as the Gulfport Aquarium) is a great addition to your vacation bucket listWhether it’s a fun family outing or an exciting date for two, the aquarium is a place you won’t want to miss. Read on, take notes, and get ready to plan an unforgettable trip to Gulfport! 

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3 Reasons to Add the Mississippi Aquarium to Your Bucket List 

Rainy-Day Activity with the Family 

Gulfport is a fabulous vacation destination with sunny skies and golden shores. However, there’s always a chance it could rain during your stay! We recommend having a backup activity so that you and your group can keep the fun going. 

One of our favorite things to do is to visit the Mississippi AquariumThis amazing facility faces the marina and offers an incredible collection of aquatic species and educational exhibitsYou can even book tickets for the Sea Trek Helmet Diving Experience and make memories that will last forever! 

A Fun Date Idea 

The Mississippi Aquarium also makes for a wonderful date ideaThe aquarium regularly hosts events throughout the year, ranging from holiday celebrations to live music entertainment. One event we particularly like is Ales at the Sails. This after-hours celebration features tastings of locally crafted beer and cocktails and usually comes with delicious food pairings. You can make it a fun happy-hour date! 

Close to Home 

Another reason we love the Gulfport Aquarium is that it’s close to Biloxi Beach Resort RentalsThe facility is in the heart of downtown Gulfport, so you won’t have to take your car or walk too far. Plus, you’ll have easy access to local restaurants and other attractions after your visit. Check out our things to do page for a full list of activities in the area!

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After spending a few hours at the Mississippi Aquarium, come home to your Biloxi Beach Resort Rentals property. You can pop open a bottle of wine, turn on your favorite playlist, and get ready for an evening of relaxation. When you wake up in the morning, sip a cup of coffee while gazing at the ocean, and enjoy the salty sea breeze. All of our properties feature high-ended amenities and elegant decor, and we have a variety of homes for families and couples alike. So, what are you waiting for? Browse our collection and book your rental today!

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