Stay near Point Cadet Marina and fun things to do in Ocean Springs

Planning a vacation in Ocean Springs? Located just off I-10, the Country Inn & Suites, Biloxi-Ocean Springs, MS gives you easy access to the region’s most exciting things to do. Just eight miles away, you can enjoy volleyball, sandcastles, and naps on beautiful white-sand beaches such as Biloxi Beach, or you can head to Point Cadet Marina to try your hand at deep-sea fishing. Looking for pristine views of the Gulf Coast? Gulf Islands National Seashore lets you observe local flora and fauna while you hike, boat, or swim.

For a break indoors, take the family to see the Walter Anderson Museum’s engaging exhibits or catch a show at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. Adults can find gaming, dining, and live entertainment at local casinos, from the lavish beachside Beau Rivage Casino to the classic Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. History buffs won’t want to miss the Biloxi Lighthouse, which was built in 1848 and has survived the Civil War and numerous hurricanes.

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Gulf Islands National Seashore

5.41 mi / 8.71 km from the hotel
Spend a day with stunning views of the Gulf Coast’s unique landscape in this expansive park. You can hike, swim, boat, and visit historic buildings. Keep an eye open for the park’s rich wildlife, which includes crabs, pelicans, turtles, and dolphins.

Beau Rivage Casino

5.32 mi / 8.56 km from the hotel
Join the fun at this beautiful casino featuring a variety of table games, slots, and poker as well as live entertainment and a vibrant nightlife. Take a break to dine at restaurants specializing in pan-Asian, Italian, or American cuisine.

Biloxi Lighthouse

5.55 mi / 8.94 km from the hotel
Biloxi's symbol for its post-Katrina resolve, this historic lighthouse was one of the first cast-iron lighthouses in the South.

Boomtown Casino Biloxi

3.97 mi / 6.38 km from the hotel
Head to Back Bay Biloxi for hundreds of slot machines and games at this Old West-themed casino. Test your luck on penny and nickel slots, or take a seat at one of the friendly card tables.

Marine Education Center

5.1 mi / 8.21 km from the hotel
A subsidiary of the University of Southern Mississippi, this center hosts camps and programs informing the public about the coastal ecosystem.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center

8.99 mi / 14.47 km from the hotel
This mammoth arena hosts everything from rock bands and crawfish festivals to athletic events, bull riding, and car shows. Check out what’s on while you’re in the area.

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

4.7 mi / 7.57 km from the hotel
Founded on the work of George Ohr, the “Mad Potter of Biloxi,” this museum also exhibits regional artists’ work from ceramics to photography. The campus is also a work of art, having been creatively designed to “dance” with surrounding ancient oak trees.

Point Cadet Marina

4.75 mi / 7.64 km from the hotel
Take the kids to watch the boats coming and going, or engage in some serious deep-sea fishing with one of the charters located at the largest marina in Biloxi.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

3.31 mi / 5.32 km from the hotel
With its engaging exhibits and educational emphasis, this museum offers fun for the whole family. Learn about the art of the Anderson brothers, whose lively watercolors, oils, ceramics, and carvings showcase Gulf Coast nature and culture.

MGM Park

5.21 mi / 8.39 km from the hotel
Enjoy an afternoon of minor league baseball as you cheer on the Shuckers at MGM Park.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

5.21 mi / 8.38 km from the hotel
Try your luck with a game of blackjack, or catch a show in the 13,000-square-foot concert hall.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

12.71 mi / 20.46 km from the hotel
Let the kids work off steam at this facility featuring indoor and outdoor exhibits and play areas. Children can ascend the Super Colossal Climbing Structure, create art in a studio, or head outdoors to enjoy Bear Creek and learn about buildings on Kids Street.