Hippies are probably the last thing that comes to mind when thinking about the Magnolia State. But according to Thrillist, which recently set out to find the hippiest town in each state, Mississippi has its very own hippie haven – and it’s Bay St. Louis. The town’s beachy, laid back vibe, welcoming attitude, and hip art galleries are just a few of the reasons it was selected. Read on to see what else makes Bay St. Louis the most hippie town in Mississippi.

So, have you ever visited Bay St. Louis? Do you think it’s deserving of its title as the state’s most hippie town? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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