About Gulfport


Let's have a look around into background of Gulfport
  • County: Harrison County
  • State: Mississippi
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 30.3672222
  • Longitude: -89.0927778
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Gulfport

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to Mid-August

Location

Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson.  As of the 2010 census, the city of Gulfport had a total population of 67,793.

Distance from Gulfport center to Airport

The closest major airport to Gulfport, Mississippi is Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT / KGPT).

  • Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km
  • Driving Time: 10 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines and Coast Transit Authority

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Biloxi

Location

Biloxi is a city in the US state of Mississippi. Biloxi has a total population of 45,975 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate

  • Best Time to Visit: September to November

Tourist Attractions
  • Beau Rivage

  • Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

  • Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art




Long Beach

Location

Long Beach is the 7th most populous city in the US state of California. Long Beach has a total population of 492,969 (2015 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Mediterranean with Semi-Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to October
Tourist Attractions
  • RMS Queens Mary
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
  • Rancho Los Alamitos

Emergency Contact Numbers in Gulfport city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1800 872 7245
  • Airport: +1 228-863-5951 (Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 228-867-4000 (Memorial Hospital at Gulfport)

Events

  • World's Largest Fishing Rodeo
  • Cruisin' the Coast
  • Smokin' the Sound

Tourist Attractions

  • Gulf Islands Waterpark
  • Island View Casino
  • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinemark 16 Gulfport
  • Gulfport Little Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Gulfport

  • Salute Italian Restaurant
  • The Chimneys
  • White Cap Seafood Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Gulfport

  • Village Square Mall
  • Edgewater Mall
  • Crossroads Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum
  • Gulfport Galleria Of Fine Arts
  • Ohr-O'Keefe Museum Of Art

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Oysters – Half Shell Oyster House
  • Pizza – Tony's Brick Oven Pizzeria
  • Crawfish Etouffee – Darwell's Cafe

Sports Club

  • Bayou Bluff Tennis Club – Tennis
  • Mississippi Surge – Hockey
  • Great Southern Golf Club – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.00
  • Taxi: $ 3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,050.00
  • Cheap meal: $ 12.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.53 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 40.00

Information about Jerba

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Houmt Souk,
  • Tatawin,
  • Zuwarah

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Djerba–Zarzis International Airport 
  • Rail: Beja Station
  • Road:Taxi – Allo Taxi Djerba

Airport

Airport: Djerba–Zarzis International Airport is the international airport which serves the island city of Djerba, Tunisia

  • Driving Distance: 11 miles / 18 km
  • Driving Time: 27 Minute
  • Languages:  Tunisian Arabic,Berber, French etc.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

Tip 5-10%

  • For Hotels:

Tip 5-20 Dinars

  • Taxi Driver:

round up the fare or add 5%

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