November 5 -8, 2018
Join us as we discover & explore the shores of the Gulf Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi, one of the oldest communities in the country.
Day 1: Today we board our motorcoach to travel to the sugar-white beaches & calm waters, due to the barrier islands of Biloxi, Mississippi. We will check into the Palace Resort & Casino to stay for 3 nights. You will enjoy dinner @ the resort (buffet) and have a relaxing evening @ the resort & casino. (D)
Day 2: After breakfast, our first excursion today will be a Shrimping Cruise. This will be educational & entertaining as the net drags the bottom of the Mississippi River Sound for all the delicies she has to offer. The net will catch any & all sea creatures in its path along with the Shrimp. The varieties range from Oysterfish, Squid, Pufferfish, Blue Crab, Squid & numerous other species of local marine life. The 70-minute Living Marine Adventure Cruise is navigated in the calm, protected water between Deer Island & the Biloxi Shoreline for your comfort. After the cruise, we will come back to dock & enjoy an Old Biloxi Shrimp Boil. Cajun Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya is also included with green salad red potatoes, corn on the cob; finger food at its best. After this delicious lunch, our step on guide will join us for a tour of Biloxi. You will also have a guided tour of Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home. Your tour will also include access to the Confederate Cemetery, Presidential Library & beautiful museum grounds. Late afternoon, we will return to the Palace Resort & Casino for a free evening. (B, D)
Day 3: After breakfast, we will take a journey through 300 years of history, heritage & culture @ the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum. See the unique exhibits on net-making, catboats/Biloxi skiff, oystering, shrimping, recreational fishing & many historic photographs & objects. Lunch today will be Mississippi BBQ. This afternoon, we will visit the Walter Anderson Museum. The artwork depicts the plants, the animals and people of the Gulf Coast. Our next stop will be @ the Shearwater Pottery. You will see how this beautiful pottery is made. The pottery is individual and unique in nature and functional as well as decorative use.
Don’t forget to visit the gift shop before you leave. You will have some time to explore the shops in Ocean Springs. You will have an early dinner @ Aunt Jenny’s Restaurant (served family style). After dinner, enjoy your last evening @ the Palace Resort & Casino. (B, L & D) Day 4: We will journey home today.
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