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Old Town Bay St. Louis Historic Walking & Biking Tour

Historic walking tourBay St. Louis is over 300 years old, and full of authentic charm, natural beauty, and friendly people.  Southern Living Magazine named Bay St. Louis one of their 50 Best Places in the South in 2016.

The Hancock County Tourism Development Bureau is the location to pick up the official Old Town Bay St. Louis Historic Walking & Biking Tour Brochure. The Brochure provides information on over 28 places to visit including information on its sister city, Waveland, the Bay St. Louis Bridge, and the Bay-Waveland Beach Trail.

The Bay St. Louis motto is as unique as the city itself: “A Place Apart” It speaks of an appreciation of diversity and a unique heritage that residents treasure. This three century old city is rich in history and home to a wide variety of fun, unique places to explore by walking, driving, or biking. Stop by the Hancock County Tourism Bureau to gather brochures and information that will guide you on exploring the city’s history, its restaurants, shops, and buildings. The Tourism Bureau is located in the Bay St. Louis Train Depot.

Fun Facts: In 2012, Bay St. Louis was voted most walkable/bikeable city on the Gulf Coast in a poll sponsored by Heritage Trails Partnership.

For Brochure click:  Old Town Bay St. Louis Historic Walking & Biking Tour Brochure


Location: The Bay St. Louis Train Depot (The Depot)

Address: 1028 Depot Way, Area of Bookter St. and Union St.

City: Bay St. Louis

County: Hancock

Phone: 228.463.7120; 1.800.466.9048

Website: http://www.mswestcoast.org

Website:  http://www.baystlouisoldtown.com/

Website: http://www.hancockcountyhistoricalsociety.com/upcoming/upcoming.htm

Email: info@mswestcoast.org

Tours: Open Year Round

Admission: Free         

Accessibility:  this is a walking & biking tour, the exterior of these sites can be viewed from vehicle