Texas Gulf Coast
Home to some of the best beaches in America, the Texas Gulf Coast region draws millions of visitors to this Texas playground. Stretching some 350 miles from South Padre Island & the Rio Grande Valley, all the way to Beaumont & the Louisiana border, this region is renowned for its wildlife & natural beauty, as well as the home of America's space program. Discover the Beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast region.
(Houston) - Al's Handmade Boots is a family business dedicated to satisfying sophisticated tastes of boot-lovers everywhere. The workshop operates in Houston, TX but serves clients across the USA, Mexico, Germany, Canada, Central America, Argentina, Spain, Ethiopia and anywhere there resides a genuine western boot enthusiast.
(Beaumont) - Located in downtown Beaumont, Texas, tourists find a Texas-sized surprise when they visit the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET), Beaumont's fine art museum. There's so much to see with amazing art exhibits, exciting educational activities and fun-filled family events, people just can't believe they found this treasure.
(Baytown) - Discover Baytown. Hidden from the big city hustle and bustle, Baytown is one of the Texas Gulf Coast’s best kept secrets. This coastal oasis is rich in history as it shares its bay with the San Jacinto Monument, the birth place of Texas, just a ferry ride away.
(Anahuac) - Grab your gear and let’s go into the Wild Side of Chambers County to fish, cycle, camp, bird, hunt, paddle, or maybe hike! This is a unique area on the Upper Texas Coast – a nature lover’s dream destination for everything from waters sports to wildlife photography.
(Lake Jackson) - Part of the Brazosport Area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Come see where Texas history was made. Muse at the museums. Golf your argyles off. Browse our shops. Fish for our wonders of the sea. Tan, surf, and shell on our beaches. The Brazosport area also offers numerous fine restaurants, and after a fun filled day, visitors can tuck themselves into the many hotels, beach houses and bed & breakfasts in the area. Located 50 miles south of Houston, the Brazosport area consists of eight cities: Clute, Freeport, Jones Creek, Lake Jackson, Oyster Creek Quintana, Richwood, and Surfside Beach.
(Galveston) - Harbor House Hotel sits on the site of an early Galveston Steamship Terminal and, today, provides a unique vantage point for watching the activity of a working port. Harbor House is the hotel of choice for cruise ship passengers seeking pre- and post- cruise excursions on the island.
(Houston) - Jumper Maybach Fine Art Gallery and Emporium is home to clown extraordinaire and international contemporary artist, Jumper Maybach. Located in the historic Houston neighborhood, the Heights, on 19th Street. When you enter Jumper Maybach Fine Art, be prepared to step into a world of color, beauty, and energy.
(Katy) - Mark your calendar and save the dates. You will not want to miss out on this GREAT weekend of Live Jazz and Art! The Katy Jazz Festival is once again proud to offer world renowned professional jazz artists, student jazz groups, and professional visual artworks.
(Bay City) - Situated where the Colorado River empties into the Gulf of Mexico, Matagorda County is home to miles of glistening, sandy beaches, pristine waters, world-class fishing, and diverse wildlife. In fact, if you like being in and around the water, you may never run out of things to do. From sailing in the Gulf, canoeing down the Colorado, to fresh and saltwater fishing, swimming and surfing, you won't find a better place for family fun.
(Houston) - Midtown Art in the Park is held every April on the grounds of historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park in the urban core of Houston, TX. Centrally located, Midtown is known for its many attractions including picturesque park spaces, long standing arts organizations, public art and a Cultural Arts District.
(Galveston) - Those in search of island adventure will find it in abundance at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center. Nestled among 242 lush tropical acres on historic Galveston Island, initial introductions to the four diamond tropical gem are awe inspiring.
(Spring) - Old Town Spring is a community rich in historic heritage dating back to the 1800’s. Today, the Town showcases an old-town atmosphere of historic buildings home to an array of specialty shops where one can find over 120 shopping opportunities. You will find antiques, home décor, women & children’s boutiques, art and wine and many tasty restaurants. The tree canopied streets give shoppers an opportunity to stroll and escape the busiest of life.
(Port Aransas) - Beautiful beaches, vibrant views, and relaxing retreats make Port Aransas, Texas the perfect place to spend a weekend, week or all winter. Soak in the sun, fish the bays, shop coastal stores, birdwatch, charter a boat, and dine out. Visit Port Aransas, Mustang Island, and discover Texas - Island Style.
(Port Isabel) - As one of the oldest cities in extreme south Texas, Port Isabel has a long and interesting history dating back to 1519 when it was charted by Spanish explorer Alonzo de Pineda. Tales of pirate treasures still buried on South Padre Island spark the imagination.
(Portland) - Portland's location on two bays provides excellent fishing, boating, sailing, swimming, water skiing and kite surfing. Ten square miles of Texas coastal city is located seven miles from downtown Corpus Christi, fronting the Corpus Christi and Nueces Bay, and is accessible by two major highways- US Highway 181 and State Highway 35.
(Pearland) - There’s a whole lot of shakin’ going on in Pearland this summer! Pearland is a perfect pick for a weekend getaway with amazing cuisine, local theater, nearby museums and unique events.
(Orange) - Visit Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, a world-class facility with plenty of things to see nestled on 252 acres in the heart of Orange, Texas.
(South Padre Island) - A coastal resort town on the Gulf of Mexico with five miles of seashore fun, shopping, dining and water activities. The island is also bordered by Laguna Madre Bay and is ecologically significant with 34 miles of sand dunes, water birds, shrimp, and the best deep-sea fishing in Texas.
(Galveston) - Enjoy unparalleled luxury at The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center, a Galveston hotel located steps away from the sandy beaches of the Texas Gulf Coast.
(Corpus Christi) - Up every ladder and down every passageway, stories of heroism and liberation unfold. Wartime sights and sounds pull you into the action of combat at sea. From the F-18 Hornet on her Flight Deck to the Dental Clinic and the Engine Room below, the Blue Ghost is a monument of naval history.
(Victoria) - With a history dating back to the 1600s, Victoria is one of the oldest cities in Texas. A rich history, diverse culture, outdoor activities and unique festivals make Victoria the perfect spot for a weekend retreat or a base camp for coastal bend adventure.
(Webster) - Located halfway between Houston and Galveston, everything is within easy driving distance. Whether you're planning to visit Space Center Houston, Moody Gardens, the Kemah Boardwalk, or the Galveston Beaches, Webster offers everything you'll need to Get Surrounded with activities and excitement!
(Houston) - The 32nd annual Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Houston Airshow takes flight Saturday, October 22 and Sunday October 23, 2016 at Ellington Airport with thrilling aerial performances, aerobatics, demonstrations and displays. A great event for the entire family!