With access to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans, rarely a week passes without some sort of “don’t miss” activity fit for all ages. Spend your days enjoying the Gulf Coast’s 26 miles of white sand beach and nights enjoying headliner entertainment and gaming at one of our many casino resorts. Take a day trip to New Orleans and experience their world famous food and culture. Or take in the region’s natural beauty along the Gulf Coast Scenic Byways trails, which includes an adventure-filled stop at NASA’s INFINITY Science Center and visits to many area historical sites and scenery. For an additional resources, please view the Diamondhead activities page, the Hancock Today Magazine or visit the Official Visitors Guide of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.



Gulf Coast Scenic Byways

The Gulf Coast Scenic Byways begin in Hancock County and feature 13 miles of beaches and 30 miles of trails, waterways and scenic drives. Everything you need to know is housed in one place online for residents and guests by visiting

INFINITY Science Center

INFINITY is a non-profit science museum dedicated to providing guests with a quality, fun and fascinating learning experience. INFINITY also is NASA’s official visitor center for the Stennis Space Center, a federal city of resident offices, headquarters, laboratories, and test facilities for more than 40 federal and state organizations, universities and corporations. INFINITY offers a blend of space, Earth science, engineering and technology content, spiced with innovative programming. It leverages expertise from the area’s leading edge research and test operations, and this combination guarantees an experience you will not find anywhere else. For more information about INFINITY Science Center, visit