©

Ocean Springs trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  Mississippi  /  Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs

4.6
Wildlife Areas · Art Museums · Gift & Specialty Shops
Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States, approximately 2mi east of Biloxi and west of Gautier. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,225 at the 2000 U.S. Census. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city of Ocean Springs had a population of 17,442.The town has a reputation as an arts community. The town was recently voted as a top 10 Happiest Seaside Town by Coastal Living. Its historic and secluded downtown area, with streets lined by live oak trees, is home to several art galleries and shops. It is also home to a number of ethnic restaurants relatively uncommon in surrounding communities.Ocean Springs was the hometown of the late Walter Inglis Anderson, a nationally renowned painter and muralist who died in 1965 from lung cancer. The town plays host to several festivals, including its Peter Anderson Festival and The Herb Festival.Ocean Springs was severely damaged on August 29, 2005, by Hurricane Katrina, which destroyed many buildings along the shoreline, including the Ocean Springs Yacht Club, and the wooden replica of Fort Maurepas, and gutted or flooded other buildings. Katrina's 28ft storm surge also destroyed the Biloxi Bay Bridge, which connected Biloxi to Ocean Springs.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to United States fast, fun, and easy.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ocean Springs

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Side trips from Ocean Springs

Hidden gems in Ocean Springs

4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Ocean Springs

4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Ocean Springs

4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Trails in Ocean Springs

4.6
Duration: 2 hours