Retirement has traditionally been defined as “withdrawing oneself,” but on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, we’re redefining retirement. We see it not as a time to withdraw, but instead as a time to immerse oneself in all the wonderful things life has to offer. Our new and improved definition of retirement includes affordability, convenience, fulfillment, fun…and much more. Biloxi, beaches and casinos!

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“We welcome everyone to visit for the first time or to return to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and enjoy the uniqueness of its cuisine, arts, history, cultures, sports, recreation, beaches, entertainment and good ole southern hospitality. As a bonus, visitors will be captivated by breathtaking sunsets as they drive, walk or ride along the Mississippi Sound (Gulf of Mexico).”

Excerpted from “Resilient People…The Mississippi Gulf Coast” by Hermolee “Lee” Thomas Barnes, a Hometown Ambassador for the Gulf Coast Retiree Partnership

Discover South Mississippi, The Mississippi Gulf Coast’s Visitors and Newcomers Guide

Harrison County (Biloxi, Gulfport, D’Iberville, Long Beach and Pass Christian) is a 2017 recipient of the prestigious Seal of Approval by the American Association of Retirement Communities.

aarc seal of approval 2017


Coastal Partnership
Post Office Box 7157  •  Gulfport, MS 39506
e-mail: retire@mscoast.org