Gulf Coast Beaches & Outdoor Activities
Discover the peaceful beauty of emerald waters and soft white sand beaches or indulge in the ultimate adventure on America's Gulf Coast. Surrounded by pristine shoreline and majestic mountains, the region offers a diversity of outdoor activities and landscapes. Enjoy deep-sea fishing, boating, swimming, and kayaking on the Gulf of Mexico. Chip away on the most beautiful golf courses in the country - from the Audubon Golf Trail to the Magnolia Golf Trail. Stroll along beautiful sandy beaches, trek scenic hiking, biking and horseback trails, and enjoy hunting in one of the largest game preserves in the U.S.
Beaches & Outdoor Activities in Alabama
Escape to the breathtaking beauty of Alabama's Gulf Coast and enjoy 32 miles of sugar-white sand, sparkling emerald water and the soothing sounds of the waves lapping at the shore. Get away for a relaxing weekend to Alabama's beautiful Gulf shore beaches, where you'll enjoy swimming in the gentle Gulf waters, building sandcastles on the soft sand, deep sea fishing, and feasting on fresh, succulent, seafood. With winding bikeways, hiking paths, a canoe trail, and magnificent natural spaces, Alabama and the Gulf Coast are a nature lover's utopia. From the mountains to the sea, Alabama will satisfy you quest for outdoor adventure and recreation.
The world melts away at Alabama's Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, where you'll discover pristine sand beaches, azure Gulf waters and endless beach activities. Cast your lines for cobia, snapper, or king mackerel in the bountiful Back Bay or Gulf waters for a deep-sea fishing adventure or a charter cruise. Enjoy a wondrous dolphin sightseeing tour or paddle the blue surf by kayak, canoe, Hobie cat and jet ski. Grab your clubs and tee off at one of Gulf Shores' 17 championship golf courses, including Kiva Dunes Golf Club and Cotton Creek at Craft Farms. Travel back in history to Fort Morgan, site of the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay. Get back to nature as you hike scenic wildlife trails at Alabama's coastal wildlife areas gazing at gators and shorebirds.
Take a trip to Dauphin Island, a beautiful barrier island south of Mobile Bay and the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast. With pristine white sand beaches, amazing deep sea fishing, Native American shell mounds, pier fishing, a historic Civil War fort, Audubon Bird Sanctuary, a golf course, and Gulf fresh seafood, Dauphin Island is a wonderful, laid-back with Gulf Coast getaway!
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Beaches & Outdoor Activities in Louisiana
Nicknamed the "Sportsman's Paradise," Louisiana is a breathtaking destination with sparkling lakes and rivers filled with bass and trout, piney woods flourishing with wildlife, lush rolling hills, mysterious bayous and the largest swamplands in the world. Walk on the wild side with hiking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, bird watching or nature photography adventures. With a wide diversity of landscapes - from coastal wetlands to rolling hills and prairies - Louisiana is a natural utopia.
Blessed with thousands of hiking and biking trails and the largest expanse of coastal wetlands in North America, you'll always discover the great outdoors in Louisiana. Hike America's Wetland Birding Trail along the Louisiana Great Gulf Coast or cycle the backroads and lightly-traveled rural roads of Louisiana and feel the pulse of the music and people that make Louisiana one of the most captivating tourist areas in the country. Visit Louisiana's 20 state parks for hiking, fishing, biking, birding, exploring nature trails, picnicking and water sports. Enjoy beautiful sunsets and outstanding fishing aboard a houseboat on Caddo Lake. Haul in a 15 pound bass from Toledo Bend Lake or Caney Lake.
Tour and explore the beauty and mystery of the bayous on the Atchafalaya Swamp - America's largest river swamp. Experience the stunning wild natural landscapes and vibrant cultures at the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Enjoy year-round hunting in the back woods and bayous full of fowl and wild game. With one of the largest game preserves in the U.S., the state is also a natural habitat for rare and endangered species, making Louisiana a "Bird Watcher's Paradise" too.
Travel along the Great River Road, wind through lush gardens, stroll back country roads and explore nature preserves in Louisiana's Plantation Country. Visit the Cane River National Heritage Area, a living landscape that interprets centuries of diverse history and culture shaped through architecture, agriculture, and historic sites such as Oakland and Magnolia Plantations, Beau Fort and Kate Chopin House.
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Beaches & Outdoor Activities in Mississippi
Escape for a relaxing getaway to Mississippi Gulf Coast's picturesque beaches, where soft, white sand caresses the gentle waves that roll on the water's surface. Explore 26-miles of breathtaking, tranquil beaches - idyllic spots for sunbathing, romantic walks, or moonlight picnics. The beautiful beaches on Mississippi's Gulf Shore offer a spectrum of exciting water activities, such as sailing, boating, jet skiing, aqua-cycling, kayaking, and surfing. Take a leisurely walk on long wooden piers, play in the calm, barrier protected waters, savor the fresh Gulf seafood, or walk to the nesting grounds of the endangered Least Terns.
West of the Gulfport/Biloxi area, Pass Christian and Long Beach offer serene strands for every beach activity under the sun - from swimming in the gentle Gulf waters to the ultimate deep-sea fishing adventure. Ride the Ship Island ferry from Gulfport Small Craft Harbor to Ship Island. The beautiful stretch of white sand beach - named one of the top ten beaches in the country by USA Today - is the perfect beach to explore, swim, fish, play or just catch some rays.
With a plethora of recreation opportunities, natural resources and miraculous scenery, Mississippi is an outdoor playground for adventure. The Magnolia State offers several lakes, rivers, streams, reservoirs and 100 miles of coastline for fishing, swimming, boating, sailing, canoeing or waterskiing. Get out in the wild in Mississippi and enjoy 2 million acres of public hunting lands and thousands of acres of fishing reserves. From oxbow lakes and coastal marshes, fishing is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Mississippi. Cast your lines into the back bays and barrier islands or in the Gulf of Mexico, and you'll find 175 species of freshwater fish, including bass, bream, crappie and catfish. Within 38 Wildlife Management Areas, 14 National Wildlife Refuges and 6 National Forests, you'll find the greatest hunting in the South. Millions of acres of wild game habitat are teeming with whitetail deer, eastern wild turkey, migratory waterfowl, and small game like mourning dove, quail, squirrel and rabbit.
Mississippi is an idyllic destination for hiking or riding bicycles, horses or ATVs. Enjoy hundreds of miles of cycling on the beautiful and historic Natchez Trace Parkway, in the De Soto National Forest, or on the rugged terrain of the Clear Springs Trail System in the Homochitto National Forest. Enjoy biking on the Mississippi River Trail - on-road, bike and pedestrian pathways - and the Underground Railroad Bicycle Route, which honors the historic path of the Underground Railroad. Discover the natural sights of Mississippi on beautiful hiking trails such as the 13-mile Appalachian Trail around Bear Creek in Tishomingo State Park and the Clark Creek Natural Area with over 50 waterfalls. Saddle up and hit the horseback riding trails, including Shockaloe National Recreation Horse Trail in the Bienville National Forest, Natchez Trace Scenic Trail and Longleaf Trace Trail - south Mississippi's premier equestrian trail.
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