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New details released on Biloxi’s new $1.2 billion hotel, entertainment destination

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Universal Music has announced a new hotel performance venue which will allow Mississippi to compete in the entertainment sector. Gov. Tate Reeve said he is hopeful that this will provide 2500 that will rebound the economy and allow the to compete with entertainment venues across the world. Eighty percent of the project will focus around entertainment but the hotel does have plans to find a casino partner. Their will be , theatre, and music.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gov. Tate Reeves, Fofo Gilich, and execs from Universal Music announced new details about the $1.2 entertainment destination being built on the Gulf.
  • Gov. Tate Reeves said during the conference that the project will give more opportunity for .
  • Investors say the UMUSIC Broadwater Hotel in Biloxi will seamlessly integrate a stunning performance venue and a luxury hotel with an immersive architecture style.

“Now, Universal says it will combine its connection to music and some of the world's greatest entertainers with the rich musical heritage of Biloxi to develop a UMUSIC Hotel.”

Read more: https://www.wlox.com/2020/10/15/watch-live-pm-new-details-released-biloxis-new-billion-hotel-entertainment-destination/

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The Best Things to Do in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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There are many cool things that you can do in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg Zoo for example is home to almost 100 different species of animals from all around the world the two toed sloth. You also can go to the and go kayaking at Paul B. Johnson Park. There are also some great artwork displays including murals and statues in public. Finally, you can go to the Mississippi Armed Forces which is the only state operated museum which is dedicated solely to military history.

Key Takeaways:

  • Visit the Hattiesburg Zoo and don't miss the Africa Petting Zoo or the Wallaby Walkout exhibit.
  • Two museums to see are the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum and the African American Military History Museum.
  • Keg and Barrel offers great beer and pub food, while Crescent features more upscale dining.

“Known as “Hub City” due to its central location between (MS), / (MS), New Orleans (LA), and Mobile (AL), Hattiesburg is an ideal destination for travelers all over the south.”

Read more: https://www.whereverimayroamblog.com/best-things-to-do-in-hattiesburg-mississippi/

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Must Visit Attractions Near Island and Beach View Casino

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, Mississippi has two neighboring that are worth visiting. They are the Near Island and Beach View Casino. While both casinos are legitimate tourist destinations, Beach view may prove a bit more of a draw as it is has a smoke- . Don't worry if gambling isn't your métier, however. There are lots of other great tourist draws in the Gulfport area, suitable for all kinds of sight-seekers, with and without families in tow. The Institute for Marine Mammals has dolphins and stingrays for the young ones to gawk at. It's been around for close to thirty years. The site famously researches marine mammals and educates visitors about these fascinating creatures. For even more fun, the award-winning Lynn Meadows Discovery Center has an interactive 's that incorporates a train ride. The entire exhibit rests inside a historic schoolhouse that hails from 1915. There's also the Gulfport park for splashy fun and the Chandeleur Island Brewery for a nice cold one after. Other family-fun sites include the Mississippi Coast Model Railway Museum, which has great exhibits, such as the longest ever assembled Lego railroad. There's also the ever-popular Jones Park has a beach, which has a marina and a fishing pier. Meanwhile for solo adventurers, tired and others, the Gulfport Premium Outlets is chock-a-block with popular and designer outlets.

Key Takeaways:

  • Island and Beach View Casino neighbor one another in the Island View area in Gulfport Mississippi.
  • Beach View is potentially a bit of a larger draw because it is a non-smoking venue.
  • There are other worthwhile attractions in Gulfport, The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies and the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum.

“But odds are, you're probably looking to visit more than just two venues when you're out and about in Gulfport, Mississippi.”

Read more: https://www.bestuscasinos.org/blog/what-is-there-to-see-and-do-near-island-and-beach-view-casino/

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10 Best Restaurants On Mississippi’s Seafood Trail

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The Mississippi Seafood Trail has 360 miles of restaurants to enjoy. The best of them include Delta Meat Market in Cleveland, serving Crispy Fried Oysters among other dishes. In Meridian, Weidmann's has been around since 1870 and features a great Sunday Brunch. Walnut Hills in Vicksburg is known for its homemade cakes and pies. Local 463 Urban Kitchen in Ridgeland serves comfort food with a big twist, while Cock Of The Walk in Pocahontas is rustic. The area is home to two great dining establishments, The Manship and Barrelhouse. Half Shell Oyster House in Hattiesburg offers great NOLA cuisine, and Felix's in is the best place for oysters. Finally, Mosaic Tapas Bar in has an adjoining beer house with music.

Key Takeaways:

  • First opened in Meridian in 1870, Weidmann's features a terrific Sunday Brunch.
  • In Pocahontas, Cock of the Walk offers skillet cornbread, fried catfish, and “Keelboat Specials.”
  • Half Shell Oyster House in Hattiesburg has a great Po'Boy and tasty smoky bacon shrimp and grits.

“Here are 10 restaurants on it, arranged north to south, what to order.”

Read more: https://www.travelawaits.com/2686642/mississippi-seafood-trail-restaurants/

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