Wondering if you've arrived in Ocean Springs, curious traveler? Smell the air: If a salty breeze wafts over to you, signaling you're close to the Gulf of Mexico, then you're in the right spot. Just one bridge away from the gambling, nightlife, and hijinks of Biloxi, Ocean Springs is a coastal hotspot where beautiful beaches and artist studios perfectly coexist.
From the minute you touch down at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, you're in for a Southern treat. The ride from the airport to Ocean Springs is just under 30 minutes and will spirit you over the Biloxi Bay Bridge, where your eyes can soak up bay views that are truly deserving of the word incredible. Stay on Bienville Road for quick access to affordable Ocean Springs motels. That money can go toward an extra spin at the slot machines at one of Biloxi's enticing casinos.
Revel in a slower pace of life in Ocean Springs and get on coastal time with a trip to Front Beach, known for its sugar-fine sand. If you're looking to splurge, this is a great spot to snag upscale Ocean Springs hotels, as is the nearby Deer Island. Bridge the gap between Biloxi and Ocean Springs by literally driving across a bridge with an Ocean Springs rental car. On one side, enjoy relaxing beaches and Southern cuisine. On the other, put on your sunglasses to brave the oh-so-bright neon lights of Biloxi. Your own set of wheels means you can road trip over to the Big Easy, too, and take advantage of New Orleans hotel deals that place you in the midst of fried oysters and brass bands.
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