City Center, 4.42 mi
7301 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Biloxi, also known as “The Playground of the South,” is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi. It is part of several metropolitan areas with nearby cities, including Gulfport and Pascagoula. Biloxi was heavily impacted by Hurricane Katrina, which resulted in a drop in its population. Currently, nearly 46,000 residents call the city home. It is a waterfront city and houses the Keesler Air Force Base. Its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico contributes to the humid subtropical climate, keeping the temperatures high throughout the summer.
When visiting Biloxi, it's always fun to explore the nearby beaches and islands. Be sure to visit Gulf Islands National Seashore, a park that sits directly on the water. Cheer for the home team at MGM Park, where the double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, the Biloxi Shuckers, play baseball. You can also explore Beauvoir, the retirement home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. This historic location is a must-see for Civil War buffs. Enjoy abstract art at Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, another favorite attraction.
During a trip to Biloxi, visitors can stay at any of the local IHG properties for a comfortable and relaxing experience. Some hotels sit right on the water, offering stunning views and easy access to the beach. You can also find IHG hotels conveniently located near the airport. Many properties serve free breakfast and offer amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room kitchens or on-site fitness centers.
When traveling to Biloxi, the closest major airport is Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, located about 20 miles away.