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Biloxi OVERVIEW
White sands, seafood shacks, gentle breezes scented with magnolia blossoms—the Mississippi Gulf Coast can be an absolute dream—at least when reality stops butting in. While New Orleans was famously flooded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, much of Mississippi’s 62-mile shoreline was beaten within an inch of its life. The city of Biloxi, now down by thousands from its pre-storm population of more than 50,000 people, was, to put it mildly, trashed. Visitors today can still see entire neighborhoods that were all but wiped out. The downtown area, full of beautiful historic buildings, is a giant work in progress. This isn’t to say that Biloxi, or any of the neighboring towns hit hard by the storm, is on hiatus. Anything but—the glittering casinos that line its waterfront have been rebuilt; South Beach-style condominium towers have popped up, and the soft, white sand beaches look better than ever. Wherever you go, though, no matter how bad things might look, the coast feels hopeful; people are ...See More looking forward. Even with the unsettled issue of the Gulf oil spill, it’s a great time to visit. See Less
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