Matagorda County

Midway between Galveston and Corpus Christi on the Texas Gulf Coast, where the Colorado River meets the sea, Matagorda County lies at a curious confluence of nature and history that goes back nearly 500 years, and it just seems to get better with time.

A perfect weekend getaway for Houston, San Antonio and Austin, it’s surprising how many have never made the drive. Which is too bad, because they’re missing out on its spectacular beaches, abundant wildlife, great food, fascinating museums, fishing to die for and down-home folks who are ready to make them feel right at home.

We are also a great place for indulgence, with fine dining and finger-licking barbecue, fresh-caught seafood overlooking the harbour and home cooking that will remind you of Grandma’s kitchen. It’s also a great place to take your cooler and your lawn chair and kick back to watch the waves roll in.

Matagorda County offers affordable vacation packages when you’re planning a week vacation, weekend getaway or one-day road trip. We’ve got you covered whether it’s your pleasure to stay at a four-star hotel, an amazing B&B or a beach house rental right on the Gulf! Golfing and birding, sailing and surfing, fishing and hunting, canoeing and kayaking, eating and shopping — are just a few activities available while you’re here.

Bay City is a wonderful place to start your adventure. Come hit the surf, take a little time to enjoy what this colourful county has to offer, you deserve it!

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