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Upper Gulf Coast (Surfside Beach to Matagorda)

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Lower Gulf Coast (Port Aransas to South Padre Island)

Port Aransas AKA "Port A" Port Aransas is the only established town on Mustang Island which is the longest barrier island along the lower Texas Gulf Coast .    Port A  has over 18 miles of white sand beaches so its easy to find a spot to enjoy the full beach experience.  Other popular activities include Gulf fishing, golfing, shopping, coastal dining and wildlife.  Port A's estuaries, inlets and nature reserves draw hundreds of species of birds so bring your binoculars if you enjoy birdwatching! Port A is located just 30 minutes north from Corpus Christi.   There is an alternative route to Port A if time is an issue. Otherwise the ferry system is a... Read more

Upper Gulf Coast-Galveston Island

Galveston Island Galveston Island is a barrier island surrounded by Galveston Bay on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. Located only about 50 miles from Houston, Galveston is a popular year-round destination known for its rich history and milder temperatures. If you are looking for a beach experience, you are sure to find something you like on the Island with its 32 miles of beaches.  The Island also offers  a wide variety of family attractions, museums, restaurants, and Main Street style shopping.  For the outdoor enthusiast, you can enjoy adventure activities by land or sea, including kayaking, diving, deep-sea fishing, birding, golfing, beach volleyball and ... Read more

Upper Gulf Coast (Kemah, Clear Lake)

Kemah -- Clear Lake - Galveston Bay Area The "Bay area" is comprised of many smaller communities that offer escape from the hustle and bustle of Houston city life, which is less than a half hour’s drive southeast of downtown Houston.  Webster, La Porte, Nassau Bay, Seabrook, El Lago, Pasadena, Clear Lake, Kemah, League City, Bacliff, San Leon all comprise what is referred to as "The Greater Houston Bay Area".   Known as the 3rd largest pleasure boating area in the United States, the Clear Lake/Clear Creek Channel that feeds into Galveston Bay under the infamous “Kemah/Seabrook bridge”, features many sailboats, power boats and shrimping boats throughout a day’s tim... Read more

Hill Country (Austin, San Antonio, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels)

Vacation Rentals in Hill Country The Texas Hill Country is a 25 county region in Central and South Texas. It reaches from San Antonio to Austin and is rich with history, State Parks and scenic drives to enjoy. The terrain is unique with a large number of limestone or granite rocks and boulders and a thin layer of topsoil, which makes the region very dry and prone to flash flooding. There are multiple opportunities to get wet and relax in this region. Lake Travis (Austin), The Guadalupe and Comal River in New Braunfels to name a few of the more popular destinations. Austin When you arrive in Austin, you begin to realize the landscape changes from the flatter Texas... Read more

Piney Woods

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Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
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