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GULF STATES
ADDING FLAVOR AND FLAIR TO EVENTS IN
LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA

Mississippi’s Gulfport Municipal Marina is a hub for fishing, sailing and excursion charter vessels. Located at the southern terminus of U.S. Highway 49, the marina offers access to other Gulf States, with Louisiana to the west and Alabama to the east. Photo courtesy of Brian Wright/Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast

Mississippi’s Gulfport Municipal Marina is a hub for fishing, sailing and excursion charter vessels. Located at the southern terminus of U.S. Highway 49, the marina offers access to other Gulf States, with Louisiana to the west and Alabama to the east. Photo courtesy of Brian Wright/Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast

By Linda Hayes

The Gulf States of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have a long-standing history of welcoming visiting groups with unique cultural offerings, lively entertainment and a regional cuisine that immediately conjures a unique sense of place.

The hospitable Southern experience can be found in everything from a breadth of accommodations and event venues to the professionalism put forth by convention bureaus. But what stands out time and again is the innate generosity of spirit from locals and their emphasis on hosting convivial gatherings all year long.

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