Things to Do in Ocean Springs

A quaint community immersed in nature and art, it’s no wonder Ocean Springs (OS) is known as the City of Discovery. From art studios and galleries, scenic parks, and historical landmarks, you’re sure to encounter great finds in OS!

If outdoor exploration sounds like a day well spent, Ocean Springs has plenty of natural attractions, like Fort Maurepas State Park, the site of the first French settlement, that houses a museum, hiking trails, a playground, splash pad and more. Recreational activities from hiking to picnicking can be found at the Davis Bayou Area, part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.

OS is home to a mosaic of museums focused on art and history. Beyond those walls, art and history is found in various forms locally from the Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the city’s Bridge Mosaic Mural and the 30-foot Crooked Feather sculpture

With loads to discover, including dining and shopping, Ocean Springs is waiting for you to come and explore.