If you are looking to relax and you happen to be in the area of Ocean Springs, you’ll find many opportunities of great things to do. Some of the leisure activities at your disposal include:

• Fishing; there are companies that run excursions with light tackle. These trips typically last half a day and offer you the opportunity to catch white trout, ground mullet, red fish, speckled trout and flounder. The best part of these trips? You just have to show up! All the necessary equipment and licenses are included.

• Art; there are lots of beautiful pieces of art to be visited and seen in Ocean Springs. For example, the Ocean Springs Bridge Mosaic Mural is actually the longest mural in the entire state of Mississippi! It measures a whopping 120 feet and depicts the Gulf Coast. In addition, a replica of the original Crooked Feather sculpture, built in 1976, is on display today and is definitely worth visiting.

• Coastal Airwheel; if you’re looking for something different yet still relaxing, you should try the Coastal Airwheel which offers guided and independent tours through the beautiful and historic downtown of Ocean Springs. The best part? The tours are on Airwheels!

• Golf; there are a handful of golf courses in Ocean Springs known to be of high quality and a great way to relax and unwind, especially if you are on vacation. Gulf Hills golf course is among the more popular choices and is located on the Fort Bayou.

• Architecture; as mentioned, the downtown core of Ocean Springs has a rich and interesting history and is worth exploring if you are looking for a leisurely stroll. The buildings are full of character and charm and getting lost downtown is a great and very relaxing way to spend an afternoon or even a full day.