Southern Advantage …….. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Bay St. Louis Ideal Location for Educational Setting

Nestled on the Gulf of Mexico, Bay St. Louis (population 9,408) has served as the home to Saint Stanislaus since its founding in 1854.  The campus of Saint Stanislaus is a short walk to historic Old Town Bay St. Louis, home to art galleries, restaurants, and fine boutiques.

Bay St. Louis is centrally located between New Orleans to the west (60 miles) and Gulfport-Biloxi to the east (21 miles).   

Bay St. Louis is Scenic and Safe

While Bay St. Louis may be one of the best-kept secrets in this country, national media has found and discovered its unique charms. In 2022, USA Today selected Bay St. Louis as the #2 in the Best Coastal Small Town awards

Bay St. Louis Makes 2023 Forbes List of Best Places for Travel | Forbes Magazine – Apr 2023

27 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Old Town Bay Saint Louis, MS | Coastal Mississippi – Jul 2019

The Best Beach Town to Visit This Winter | Only In Your State – Dec 2022

Yahoo names Bay St. Louis the Best Hidden Gem Destination in Mississippi | Yahoo – Jul 2019

The Best Beach Towns for Retirement | Southern Living – Jun 2023

“After a day on the beaches here — which Travel + Leisure magazine lauds for “soft and buttermilk white” sand — you can nosh on gumbo, po-boys, and fresh Gulf seafood while strolling down the shop-lined Main Street and chatting with friendly, creative-minded locals. And if you get bored with that, you can be in vibrant New Orleans, which is just about 60 miles away, in an hour.”

Explore Bay St. Louis, Mississippi’s Excellent Food Culture | Travel Awaits – May 2019

6 Foodie Finds Along the Mississippi Gulf Coast | Coastal Mississippi – Jun 2019

Expect the Unexpected on the Mississippi Gulf Coast | Houstonia – Apr 2019

Best Hidden Gem Travel Destinations in Every State | USA Today – Apr 2019