If you are looking for adventure this Summer, check out Historic Fort Massachusetts. This early American fort is located on West Ship Island, a barrier island 12 miles off the Mississippi Coast. Visitors can only access the island by private boat or passenger ferry.
Ship Island Excursions provides ferry service for passengers visiting West Ship Island and Fort Massachusetts. The island is know for it's pristine beaches, and clear waters. While you are there feel free to go for a swim, spend sometime shelling, sunbathing, or a hike through the dunes..
The one hour trip to Ship Island, presents plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and even see a couple of dolphin along the way. Food service, chair, and umbrella rentals are available on the island. Cruises are available in the Spring, Summer, & Fall.