Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Houston while maintaining quick access to the city? Meet Bay City, Texas, your new favorite Texan town on the Gulf of Mexico.
Situated roughly halfway between Houston and Corpus Christi, with easy access to San Antonio, Bay City, Texas is a town of only 17,000 that prides itself on its culture of community and abundant nature.
For nature enthusiasts, the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail is a must-see while in Bay City. Discover new birds and enjoy the local flora and fauna as you wind your way through the gardens that line the trail. After exploring the birding trail, hop in a kayak and enjoy the sunset on the water before retiring in one of Bay City’s comfortable hotels or bed and breakfasts.
For sunny weekend days with the family, there’s no better place than Riverside Park. Stroll the grassy fields or try your hand at fishing. With space for large gatherings and barbecues as well as camping facilities, you’re free to enjoy nature all day and sleep under the stars.
And don’t forget to sample the local culture before you leave. Matagorda County Museum, located right in Bay City, transports visitors back to the late 1800s and early 1900s through interactive exhibits through tours and educational programming.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Bay City, Texas, you’ll arrive at the Bay City Municipal Airport. This city-owned public-use airport sits just five miles east of town and is the perfect starting point for your Bay City adventures.