- TripBuzz found 52 things to do with kids in or near Ocean Springs, Mississippi, including 42 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gulfport, Biloxi, Gautier and Long Beach.
- From Paddles Up Paddleboard Rentals and Sales to Front Beach, the Ocean Springs area offers 37 different types of family activities, including: Walking Trails, History Museums, Bay and Beaches.
- Jackson County, Mississippi is home to the city of Ocean Springs and it's population of over 17,000 residents. This well-populated community is known for it's artistic culture and historic downtown. Several galleries, shops, and restaurants are settled into the beautiful natural scenery. Ocean Springs also supports a thriving maritime community.
87% 676 votes
2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39531 MoreLess Info
Home of former president of the Confederate States, Jefferson Davis, Beauvoir is a small home in which Davis wanted to retreat and write quietly in the late 1800s. Constructed in 1852, the antebellum home remained his retirement estate. Today, the presidential library showcases Southern heritage and history, wh…
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.
30% 10 votes
2302 E Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39507 MoreLess Info
League and recreational bowling enthusiasts will appreciate the state of the art amenities and private group bowling section at Island Strikz Bowling & Village Sports Pub. Guests can swing by the pub to enjoy refreshing libations and edibles.
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.
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14180 South Mill Creek Road, Biloxi, MS 39532 MoreLess Info
Taking place on a 46' sportfish charter boat, Three Sons IV Pure Fishing specializes in fishing excursions for blue marlin and red snapper. The captain provides all the necessary equipment; including rods, reels, and tackle.
90% 292 votes
10801 Dolphin Lane, Gulfport, MS MoreLess Info
Established in 1984, The Institute for Marine Mammal Research offers plenty of opportunities for people of all ages to learn about the aquatic wildlife. The Dolphin Encounter and the Sea Explorers are some of the programs organized.
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.
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is the only children's museum in Mississippi. At the center, children can recreate some of Biloxi's most popular industries and learn about children with disabilities, and adults can take classes.
For over 15 years, Southern Belle Fishing Tours has been providing excursions for anglers within the waters of the Chandeleur Islands. Specializing in overnight and multiple-day trips, the tours allow for fishing of flounder, speckled trout, and redfish.