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Home to 26 miles of soft, white sand, Biloxi welcomes you with the longest man-made beach in the world. While Biloxi is just one of the small towns lining the Mississippi Gulf Coast, its rich history in seafood, tourism and gambling runs deep through its roots.
Dating back to the 1920’s, Biloxi was the Seafood Capital of the World with 40 seafood factories occupying the city. “Biloxi Bacon,” a fish called mullet, are plentiful in the Gulf waters. Their name came from being a cheap food during the time of the Civil War that helped save many people from starvation.…
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