Mississippi Gulf Coast
Good for honeymooners who want a beach vacation in the Deep South and couples who like to spice things up with some casino action. The state has 62 miles of coastline, 12 casinos—including the newest, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville on Biloxi Bay—18 championship golf courses and seafood—lots of it. This area also celebrates Mardi Gras. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Where to stay Many of the casino resorts offer honeymoon packages. There are well-known national chains and bed-and-breakfast properties. There are also plenty of high-rise condos with views. Mississippi Gulf Coast, 888-467-4853, gulfcoast.org