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'''Gulfport'''[http://www.ci.gulfport.ms.us/] is the second largest city in [[Mississippi]].
 
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'''Gulfport''' is the second largest city in [[Mississippi]].
 
 
==Understand==
 
 
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
 
===By plane===
 
===By plane===
* '''Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport''' - Located on the Mississippi coast midway between [[New Orleans]] and [[Mobile]]. It services AirTran Airways, Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Continental Express,Vision Airlines and Delta.
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* '''Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport''' - Located on the Mississippi coast midway between [[New Orleans]] and [[Mobile]]. It services AirTran Airways, Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta, Northwest Airlines and Skybus.
  
===By car===  
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===By Car===  
 
Starting at [[New Orleans]] you will go east on I-10 for approximately 70 miles, you will cross into Mississippi. Get off I-10 at Exit 34A and merge onto US-49. This trip will take you about an hour and a half.
 
Starting at [[New Orleans]] you will go east on I-10 for approximately 70 miles, you will cross into Mississippi. Get off I-10 at Exit 34A and merge onto US-49. This trip will take you about an hour and a half.
  
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==See==
 
==See==
You can go and see the white sanded coastal beaches that look over the Gulf of Mexico. These beaches are viewable from Beach Boulevard (U.S. Highway 90) there are plenty of places along the highway where you can pull over for picture opportunities. Water temperatures range from 50sF in winter, 60sF in spring, 80F in summer and 73F in fall.
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You can go and see the white sanded coastal beaches that look over the Gulf of Mexico. These beaches are viewable from Beach Boulevard (U.S. Highway 90) there are plenty of places along the highway where you can pull over for picture opportunities.
 
 
==Climate==
 
The climate is humid subtropical, with humid, hot summers and falls (frequent thunderstorms, tropical storm and hurricane risk) and mild, sunny and dry winters and spring.
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Buy==
 
==Buy==
* '''Alston's Antiques''', 2208 25th Avenue, (228) 868-3985. M–Sa 10AM–5PM; Su by appointment only. An antique shop known for its beautiful selection of antique dolls, clocks, furniture, primitives, collectible and antique slot machines.  
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* '''Alston's Antiques''', 2208 25th Avenue, (228) 868-3985. An antique shop known for its beautiful selection of antique dolls, clocks, furniture, primitives, collectible and antique slot machines. They are open Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday by appointment only.
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* '''Crossroads Mall''', Crossroads Parkway, Intersection I-10 & Highway 49. Crossroads mall is home of Barnes & Noble, Circuit City, Pier One Imports, Old Navy, Happy Nails and Nevada Bob's Golf, just to name a few of it's many retailers.  
  
* '''Crossroads Mall''', Crossroads Parkway, Intersection I-10 & Highway 49. Crossroads mall is home of Barnes & Noble, Pier One Imports, Old Navy, Happy Nails and Nevada Bob's Golf,Bedding Plus, just to name a few of its many retailers.
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* '''Encore Designs''', 319 Courthouse Road, (228) 896-9688. The coast's only upscale boutique, it offers only the best in designers and labels. They also offer home furnishings from the latest styles to antiques. Their hours are Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm; Saturday 12pm – 4pm.
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* '''Perry's Hair & Tanning Salon''', 17406 A Highway 49, just one mile north of Gulfport, Ms. (228) 832-2240. They offer airbrush tanning, tanning beds, massage therapy, up-dos, artificial lashes, body wraps, body waxing, skin care, hair care, foil highlights, hair cuts, hair styling, nail services and more. The also carry a multitude of professional retail products to choose from including Chi flat irons, Joico, Kenra, Rusk and Redken. Their stylists frequent hair shows and continued education classes an have been proudly serving Gulfport and Saucier areas since 2004.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
 
Gulfport is famous for its seafood, fresh seafood is bought from the ports every morning including shrimp, snapper, tuna,flounder and grouper. Gulfport also has many Cajun, Southern and International restaurants that will suit every taste and help make your trip to Gulfport exciting.
 
Gulfport is famous for its seafood, fresh seafood is bought from the ports every morning including shrimp, snapper, tuna,flounder and grouper. Gulfport also has many Cajun, Southern and International restaurants that will suit every taste and help make your trip to Gulfport exciting.
  
* '''Daddy's Little Kitchen #1''', 2605 25th Avenue, (228) 822-0212. M-F 5:30AM–4PM; Sa,Su 5:30AM–2:30PM. a locally owned restaurant specializing in breakfast and lunch. Their Po Boys in particular are exceptional.  
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* '''Daddy's Little Kitchen #1''', 2605 25th Avenue, (228) 822-0212. M-F 5:30AM–4PM; Sat,Sun 5:30AM–2:30PM. a locally owned restaurant specializing in breakfast and lunch. Their Po Boys in particular are exceptional.  
  
* '''Catfish Charlie’s''', 11419 Canal Road, (228) 832-9195. Th–Sa 5PM-9PM. Specializes in fried and flaky catfish, their chicken and side dishes are good too. They are known for their down south, family atmosphere.  
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* '''Catfish Charlie’s''', 11419 Canal Road, (228) 832-9195. Th–Sat 5PM-9PM. Specializes in fried and flaky catfish, their chicken and side dishes are good too. They are known for their down south, family atmosphere.  
  
 
* '''Lookout 49''', 12013 Highway 49, (228) 328-1366. was originally located in the Long Beach Harbor and went by the name of Long Beach Look Out, but then some ill weather took it down, so they have moved to a new location. It is the local favorite for spectacular seafood, steaks & specialties. They are also famous for their Sweet potato Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.  
 
* '''Lookout 49''', 12013 Highway 49, (228) 328-1366. was originally located in the Long Beach Harbor and went by the name of Long Beach Look Out, but then some ill weather took it down, so they have moved to a new location. It is the local favorite for spectacular seafood, steaks & specialties. They are also famous for their Sweet potato Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce.  
  
* '''Emeril's Gulf Coast Fish House''', 3300 West Beach Blvd, Phone: (228) 314-1515. Lunch:  M-F 11:30AM-2PM; Dinner:  Su-Th 5:30PM-10PM; F, Sa 5:30PM-11PM. Located inside the Island View Casino Resort, they supply a large amount of southern sea selections and are also known for their delicious desserts.  
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* '''Emeril's Gulf Coast Fish House''', 3300 West Beach Blvd, Phone: (228) 314-1515. Lunch:  M-F 11:30AM-2PM; Dinner:  Sun-Th 5:30PM-10PM; F,Sa 5:30PM-11PM. Located inside the Island View Casino Resort, they supply a large amount of southern sea selections and are also known for their delicious desserts.  
  
* '''Tug's Wharf Seafood Restaurant''', 1458 Magnolia Street, (228) 604-2233. T-F 11AM-9PM; Sa, Su 11AM-10PM. “Gulf Coast Seafood  The Way It Used To Be!” - They offer Chicago Angus beef, crab cakes, traditional Cajun cuisine, she crab bisque, gumbo and daily fish specials. They use only seafood that has been caught on that day, ensuring the freshest ingredients.
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* '''Tug's Wharf''', 1458 Magnolia Street, (228) 604-2233. M-F 11am-9pm; Sat,Sun 11AM-10PM. “Gulf Coast Seafood  The Way It Used To Be!” - They offer steaks, traditional Cajun cuisine, gumbo and etoufee. They use only seafood that has been caught on that day, ensuring the freshest ingredients.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
* '''Gulfport Elks Lodge No. 978 ''', 1800 E. Beach Blvd. Bill Connely the Music man every second and fourth Sunday, 2PM-5PM.
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* '''Gulfport Elks Lodge No. 978 ''', 1800 E. Beach Blvd. Bill Connely the Music man every second and fourth Sunday, 2 - 5 p.m.
  
 
* '''Larry's at the Beach''', US 90 between Courthouse Rd and Teagarden. This attraction holds outside concerts on a regular basis.  
 
* '''Larry's at the Beach''', US 90 between Courthouse Rd and Teagarden. This attraction holds outside concerts on a regular basis.  
  
* '''American Legion Post no. 119''', 111 Courthouse Rd, (228) 896-706. Art D'Lorio and the Sugar Mill Band perform on the first and third Sundays, 2-6PM.
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* '''American Legion Post no. 119''', 111 Courthouse Rd, (228) 896-706. Art D'Lorio and the Sugar Mill Band perform on the first and third Sundays, 2-6 p.m.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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