Skip to Content

One Day in…Biloxi, USA

One Day in…Biloxi, USA

Traveler Profile: Ashleigh, 35, USA

Location: Biloxi, Mississippi

Time of Year: April

Travel Goals: Win money at the casino

I had never been to a casino when I decided to make the journey to Biloxi. I only chose Biloxi as the place I would go to for my first casino experience because of how close it is. I had one goal when my journey began: to win some money gambling! I didn’t have a strategy or knowledge to help with my goal, but I felt like luck was on my side. 

A Morning Meal to Start the Day

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Suzanne Pratt

As I arrived in Biloxi, I began taking in the sights and getting a feel for the city. I was also searching for where I might find the best breakfast. It took me only a little bit of time to pick where I would find breakfast. The Toasted Yolk was my choice, and I mainly liked it because there was no big crowd. Plus, I loved the name. 

I ordered the Golden Gate, a four-egg omelet stuffed with spinach, sautéed mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes, and feta cheese. If I had only come for that omelet, I still would have called the trip an experience worth the journey. 

My Calculated Approach to Biloxi’s Casinos

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Iv-olga

Biloxi’s reputation for casinos was my main attraction, so I had planned this trip ahead of time by familiarizing myself with the many local casino options available. I had a comprehensive plan for minimizing my risk of loss. I picked three casinos; I didn’t know if I would end up visiting them all, but I wanted to have a plan B and C. 

Understanding that luck and preference would guide my choices; my plan was flexible. I’d feel the place out, play a few games, and see how the atmosphere felt. If I were losing or got a bad vibe, I’d be on to the next. The three casinos that made my list are Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and Golden Nugget Biloxi. 

Fellow Traveler Tip: Research the casinos in advance to find ones that match your gaming preferences and atmosphere.

First Time Trying My Luck

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Felix Mizioznikov

Beau Rivage was my first stop, and it was short-lived. After that, I went to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, where I had better luck. I didn’t win big by any means, but I had fun and, by the end, hadn’t lost much. After an eventful morning in the casinos, I had to escape for a recharge. 

Midday Coastal Escape

Image Credit: Pexels / Bianca

Biloxi’s white sandy beaches provide the perfect setting to relax. Walking down the shoreline allowed me to enjoy the Gulf Coast’s beauty.  Feeling the warm sand beneath my feet and listening to the rhythmic waves had an almost hypnotic effect on me. 

Fellow Traveler Tip: Take a break from the gaming excitement and unwind on Biloxi’s serene beaches to balance your day.

Taste of Biloxi’s Gulf Coast Flavors

Image Credit: Shutterstock / glenrichardphoto

Biloxi’s restaurant scene showcased Gulf Coast flavors. I explored a local seafood spot for lunch, savoring every bite of my shrimp po’boy. The culture-rich and diverse food scene was a peak at the region’s culinary heritage.

Fellow Traveler Tip: Venture beyond the casinos to discover local seafood restaurants for an authentic taste of Gulf Coast cuisine.

Afternoon Entertainment and Boardwalk Promenade

Image Credit: Shutterstock / OCollins

After lunch, I ventured to the boardwalk lined with shops, entertainment venues, and vibrant street performers. The boardwalk had a lively atmosphere. I enjoyed some live music, browsed the local shops, and took in the sights of this city on the water.

Sunset Sail and Coastal Breeze

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Tj Scruggs

As the sun set, I decided on a different finale to my day in Biloxi. I went out on a sailboat along the Gulf Coast. The cool coastal breeze and the calming sound of water against the boat were the perfect end to my day.

The Bottom Line

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Tony Prato

Biloxi invites you to roll the dice, savor coastal cuisine, and soak in the laid-back atmosphere along the Gulf Coast.  It offers a wide range of things to do, whether you were brought here by the gaming tables, the sandy shores, or the lively boardwalk.

Tourist Information:

More From The Green Voyage

12 Best Practices for Sustainable Travel in 2024 – How to Travel With Minimal Environmental Impact

Unlocking Hotel Perks – A Traveler’s Guide to Maximizing Hotel Reward Programs for Optimal Benefits

Travel Hacks for Frequent Flyers – 6 Tips and Tricks to Make the Best of Air Travel

The post One Day in…Biloxi, USA first appeared on The Green Voyage.

Featured Image Credit: Shutterstock / Sean Pavone.

Related posts:

In the Spotlight - Jason deCaires Taylor, Underwater Sculptor
Responsible Snorkeling and Diving 2024 - Protecting Marine Life
The 2024 UK Bucket List for Thrill-Seekers
One Day in…New Orleans During Mardi Gras, USA
20 Romantic Things To Do on the Streets of Paris 2024 - A Comprehensive Guide
The 10 Best Places for White Water Rafting 2024 - Navigating Rapids and Rivers
One Day In…Phuket, Thailand
One Day In...Gatlinburg, USA
Traveling for Health and Medical Tourism - Where to Go for Health Treatments and Wellness
Discovering 10 Quirky Roadside Attractions Across the Land - Offbeat Highways 2024
A Country Guide to France 2024 - Explore 15 Enchanting Places
A Journey Through 10 Historic Prisons Around the World 2024
Discovering 10 Indigenous Cultures - A Journey of Respect and Immersion 2024
12 Farm Stays That Connect You With the Land - The Rise of Agrotourism 2024
10 Survival Skills Retreats for the Ultimate Adventure 2024 - An Insider’s Guide
The Essential Guide 10 Wellness Apps - Staying Healthy on the Move 2024
12 Ethical Wildlife Encounters - A 2024 Guide to Responsible Observation
10 Top Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling 2024
15 Aurora Adventures - Chasing the Northern Lights Across the Globe 2024
The Coffee Lover’s Global Guide 2024 – 10 Coffee Capitals
Mastering Street Photography on Your Travels 2024
Winery Tours in New Zealand 2024 - A Guide to the 12 Best Vineyards
Sustainable Travel for Families - Teaching Kids About Conservation 2024
Discovering the 7 Best Hidden Summer Spots and Events in London 2024
Mastering Underwater Photography on Your Travels 2024
A County Guide to Morocco
10 Ethical Arctic Expeditions 2024
One Day in…Amsterdam, the Netherlands
One Day In…St. Augustine, USA
Dances From Around the World 2024