- 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.
The Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is the largest urban refuge with over 24,000 acres within New Orleans' city limits. A number of amenities are available, including picnic tables, restrooms, boat launch, elevated marshland boardwalks and hiking trails.
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge is a 36,000 acre nature park and reserve. Visitors can hike through forests, canoe down swamps and bayous, and encounter many species of wildlife, including bald eagles, alligators, gopher tortoises, and giant Gulf sturgeon.