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The birthplace of American music and home to the fourth longest river in the world,  Mississippi is an incredible state with beaches, forests, wildlife, parks, and of course some of the best food kids will ever experience (Just like Momma made!)

The state was home to some of the country’s bloodiest battles, and sites like Vicksburg National Military Park are perfect stops for those little history buffs, and some museums continue these stories like the Armed Forces Museum.  Of course, the incredibly diverse history can be found in other museums like the Delta Blues Museum and Cottonlandia Museum!

Step back in time in nature with the Mississippi Petrified Forest, and kids will love exploring the stunning state parks - including Roosevelt, Holmes County and Clarkco - just to name a few!

Kids will love to cool off in summer with waterparks like Barnacle Bills or Geyser Falls, very cool animals are waiting at places like The Gator Ranch or Hattiesburg Zoo, and they can even test space shuttle engine at the Stennis Space Center!

And what would a trip to Mississippi be without exploring that river! Mississippi River Tours has you covered!

Embrace that old Deep South, and let kids soak up the magic!

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  • Busted Wrench Garage Museum

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    (1 miles)Gulfport

    For the “Classic Car Enthusiast”, a visit to Busted Wrench Garage, Museum, & Gift Shop is an absolute MUST! Classic cars, motorcycles, and even boats displayed in a 6,000 square foot exhibit ...

  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

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    (3 miles)Gulfport

    The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center expands a child's world by encouraging shared learning experiences to enrich the minds and hearts of children and adults through interactive and entertaining ...

  • Gulf Islands Waterpark

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    (5 miles)Gulfport

    2 uphill water coasters, tube slides, body slides, wave pool, interactive water play structure, and lazy river.

  • Acme Fun Center

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    (5 miles)Long beach

    Unique large UFO bounce house, GIANT outdoor tiger slide, 18 hole indoor glow in the dark golf course, skeeball, bastketball games, Coasts' only commercial slot car track, toddler attractions include ...

  • Center for Marine Education

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    (6 miles)Gulfport

    isitors of all ages will be engaged in a fun, hands-on learning experience that will help them understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique.

  • Time In Family Fun Center

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    (6 miles)Biloxi

    Large indoor playground with putt putt golf, video games,soft playground and more. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Mississippi

  • Maritime And Seafood Industries Museum

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    (12 miles)Bilox

    The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

  • Salvation Army Kroc Centre

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    (13 miles)Biloxi

    Standard swimming and learning pools plus zero depth entry leisure pool with one small and one large slide, water play structure and splashpads.

  • Kangarooz Family Fun Center

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    (14 miles)D Iberville

    Features inflatable jumpers, obstacle course and slides, with toddler area. Plus face painting, interactive music stage and DJ.

  • Barnacle Bills Waterpark and Mini Golf

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    (18 miles)Waveland

    What’s wet, fun, and has a pirate ship? Barnacle Bills Water Park!

  • Buccaneer State Park

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    (18 miles)Waveland

    On the beach of the Gulf of Mexico about 50 miles from New Orleans, Buccaneer State Park is a great vacation with real coastal beauty and lots of fun things to do.

  • Bay Hideaway RV Park

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    (22 miles)St Louis

    Wonderful campground setting, secluded and serene, yet close to all major Gulf Coast attractions and New Orleans! Shaded and sunny sites, most pull thru, full hook up, spacious and level site pads, ...

  • Camp Journeys End

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    (23 miles) Ocean Springs

    Our guests enjoy the "getaway" atmosphere of our Mississippi Gulf Coast RV park and campground, where beautiful oak & pine trees shade our grounds and sites. The serenity of our pond and Fort Bayou ...

  • Shepard State Park

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    (28 miles)Gautier

    Shepard State Park is nestled in the heart of Singing River (Pascagoula River) country and has 395 acres abounding with trees and wild flowers, bike and nature trails, 28 developed campsites, 1 ...

  • Stennis Space Center

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    (31 miles)Mississippi

    StenniSphere, Stennis Space Center\'s award winning visitors center, offers exciting new exhibits and stage shows. Test a space shuttle main engine! Land the space shuttle! Go aboard the ...

  • Flint Creek Water Park and Campground

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    (35 miles)Wiggins

    A great outdoor water park and campground featuring large and small water slides, plus boating, water skiing and fishing with boat rental available.

  • Mobile Zoo

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    (52 miles)Wilmer

    The zoo was established for education and continuing the existence of endangered/non-endangered wildlife. You can see wildlife from all over the world and learn about them. Tour our main building ...

  • Escatawpa Hollow Campground

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    (53 miles)Wilmer

    Escatawpa Hollow campground is located on US Hwy 98 (Moffett Rd.) at the Alabama/Mississippi state line. The Campground is on the Escatawpa River. The River features breathtaking white sandy beaches ...

  • Paul B Johnson State Park

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    (54 miles)Hattiesburg

    Located in the heart of Mississippi\'s pine belt region, Paul B. Johnson is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods and ancient oaks. ...

  • Armed Forces Museum

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    (56 miles)Camp Shelby

    The museum's state- of-the-art exhibits tell personal stories of the heroes and heroines of our Republic and serves to educate future generations about the price paid for the freedom and prosperity ...

  • UCM Museum Louisiana's Most Eccentric Museum

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    (57 miles)Abita Springs

    This roadside attraction near New Orleans is a folk art environment with 1000s of found objects, and home made inventions. See a miniature Southern town with push-buttons that activate animated ...

  • Dreamland Skate Center

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    (57 miles)Mobile

    Dreamland is home of the DreamTeam Jam Skating Team Dreamland has Mobile's only wood floor!

  • Environmental Studies Center

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    (57 miles)Mobile

    Features include a STARLAB Planetarium, live animal exhibits, native plants garden. Experience firsthand the natural environment and the interrelationships governing our living world.

  • Fontainebleau State Park

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    (59 miles)Mandeville

    The crumbling brick ruins of a sugar mill built in 1829 by Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville, founder of the nearby town of Mandeville, suggest an interesting history for this site, and indeed there ...

  • Estuarium

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    (60 miles)Dauphin Island

    Learn about the marine environment around Alabama in a dynamic way suitable for children. The public section of this sea lab is enthralling, and there are many interactive, interdisciplinary, ...

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