- TripBuzz found 50 things to do with kids in or near Long Beach, Mississippi, including 46 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gulfport, Biloxi, Ocean Springs and Bay St. Louis.
- From 9-Ball Fishing Charters to Katrina Archives, the Long Beach area offers 39 different types of family activities, including: Colleges & Universities, Historic Sites, Landmarks and Libraries.
- Once a popular beach town in Mississippi, Long Beach is now making strides to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. The city is also a popular fishing town offering numerous fishing charters and excursions. Along with a Farmer's Market, Long Beach features annual events like a St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, Kite Festival and a Jazz/Blue's Festival.
72% 125 votes
1 Discovery Place, Pearlington, MS 39529 MoreLess Info
Visitors can take a tour of the Stennis Space Center, take a ride on the 'ISC – OMEGA Flight Simulator, learn about work done by NASA, view a 68-inch-diameter global presentation of planetary data, see displays on 50 years of space exploration. Outside visitors can see rocket engines and buoys.
98% 48 votes
7200 Crane Lane, Gautier, MS MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge can see the remaining 110 birds of this breed known to exist in the world. Visitors can also see the largest expanse of wet pine savanna that is also endangered.
Ideal for tourists with an interest in ecology and the environment, Eco-Tours of Mississippi offers both paddle and kayak trips along the Pascagoula River. Other tours include trips to the coastal barrier islands.
A busy park in Gautier, Shepard State Park offers an array of recreational, outdoor activities. Scenic with a variety of plants and flowers, it is perfect for watching and observing wildlife. It further offers campgrounds, disc golf and biking trails.
The Crosby Arboretum is a botanical garden dedicated to educating the public about the environment by preserving, protecting, and displaying plants native to the Pearl River Drainage Basin. Attractions include several exhibits, educational programs, and a 104-acre interpretive site.
94% 1490 votes
44490 Crawford Landing Road, Slidell, LA 70461 MoreLess Info
Experience the fascinating Louisiana swampland with a guided excursion from Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tour. Group size is limited and tours fill up quickly; Dr. Wagner's strongly recommends advance reservations.