Are you planning a beach vacation in Harrison County, Mississippi? If so, you may be wondering if you need to bring your own beach chairs. The answer is yes. Although municipal ordinances require that all tents, chairs, and umbrellas be removed from the beach before sunset each day, you can still bring your own. Renting chairs can be expensive, so many people opt to purchase their own.
If you do, make sure to place a large folding rug in front of them so that no one can trip over them. Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on Harrison County beaches, including Biloxi and Gulfport. This can be a bummer for those who want to bring their furry friends along for the fun. However, the beaches of Hancock and Jackson counties allow dogs on leashes, so you can drive a short distance east to Ocean Springs or west to Waveland and enjoy the beach with your pup.
The climate in Biloxi is ideal for beach lovers all year round. The average high temperature stays between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit from May to September, while the average water temperature at Biloxi Beach is around 80 degrees during the summer heat and exceeds 70 degrees Fahrenheit for much of April and October. The barrier islands of the Gulf of Mexico keep the beach waters calm and perfect for swimming.