A charming and classic French-style restaurant situated not far from the coast. Elegance radiates through this place, which serves generous portions of Southern favorites, including the now hard-to-find Mississippi mud pie!
This majestic lighthouse was erected in 1848. It has withstood many storms over the years. Katrina took a toll on the bricks lining the tower and broke many of the windows, but it reopened in 2010 for public tours. It's a fascinating historic centerpiece of Biloxi....
Housed in a 100-year old Victorian, this charming coffee shop has a wide selection of (strong) coffee and food items, including a tasty spinach quiche.
I stopped in Mobile for a few days during a four-state road trip through the Deep South. It quickly became one of my favorite cities on the route: it's full of color, charm, and historic churches and mansions that date back to the 18th century. Not surprising, as Mobile is the capital of the original...
Called the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, this ornate Cathedral was built by the French in 1850. It's very impressive architecturally both on the inside and outside.
Situated right by the gorgeous water front, this fancy hotel offers a casino, spa and expansive, reasonably priced buffet that rivals some of its Vegas counterparts. Only this one as a Southern twist, with themes every night such as Supreme Seafood Night and "Down Home Cookin'"....
A tasty Vietnamese restaurant with a comprehensive selection and, suitable for Mobile, a number of seafood items such as calamari, shrimp, shrimp balls and mussels.
Built in 1855, this formerly private Southern mansion hosts daily tours through its historic interior. Our guide was very informative and funny, shedding light not just on the day-to-day life in Mobile, but also its rich history.
A series of historic buildings, including a mansion, spread out regally on a lawn with old trees. I stopped here when riding my bike through Mobile, and felt it was one of the places that added to the charming, antiquated feel of the city.
Situated right by the coast, this Hard Rock Hotel is a happening assortment of good food, music and of course a casino. Worth at least stopping by when in town.