From Collins, Mobile is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southeast, and New Orleans is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the south.
Taking a little road trip to the cities, towns and villages in the vicinity of Collins will give you a true feel of the diverse people and landscapes in this part of the United States of America. Magee, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Ellisville sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
Jackson is about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Collins. This regional center has a some great things to do and see, such as Jackson Convention Complex, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum and Battlefield Park. Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson Zoological Park and Mississippi State Capitol are some more places worth visiting for those who have more time on their hands.
If you like to go slow when you are on a holiday, Coast Region has some great options that will suit you, like shore fishing and sunbathing.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Laurel, 18 miles (29 kilometers) away.