Gulfport is the heart of Mississippi's Gulf Coast. Sitting on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, this beachside city is an exciting destination for year-round and seasonal dwellers. Gulfport is the second largest city in the state and the hub of the Gulf Coast. It is home year-round, beautiful weather, a vibrant downtown, an eclectic food and drink scene, as well as stunning beaches and natural parks.
Many residents relocate to the area because of the number of service bases in Gulfport. These bases include the United State Coast Guard Gulfport Service Base, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, and the Mississippi Army National Guard. The seasonal visitors, vacationers, year-round residents enjoy living in a vacation destination and experience some of the best that the coast has to offer.