Biloxi, Mississippi. For over two centuries she’s weathered hurricanes and war, wild weather and at times even wilder characters—yet she remains triumphantly one of the absolutely Nicest Places in the South.
But don’t simply take our word for it. Come see for yourself as PorterBriggs.com takes a tour of this Southern jewel—climb the iconic Biloxi Lighthouse, explore the zany Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, settle down at peaceful Beauvoir for a front-porch story with ocean view, and sink your toes in the wet sands of historic Ship Island.
See any or all of the stories below for a warm wintertime trip to Biloxi, Mississippi, an ideal choice for our Nicest Place in the South.
Through hurricanes and war, the Biloxi Lighthouse has persevered to offer a beacon of light, as well as hope and resilience.
As tough as it is beautiful, Biloxi, Mississippi, has a wealth to offer visitors.
A top tourist destination of the Gulf Coast, Ship Island came through war after war to face near destruction from Mother Nature.
Jack “Scoop” Nelson thoroughly earned his epithet during his journalistic career, which covered everything from the Civil Rights Movement to Watergate during the most turbulent of American times.
All of her life, an intelligent and well-educated Sarah Ann Ellis Dorsey usually did and said what she thought best regardless family ire or public opinion. Her last great act was true to form.
The Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art showcases American artistic and social innovation, alongside the immense resilience necessary to survive disaster and come back stronger than before.