The vast Gulf of Mexico weaves its watery spell upon seafarers and landlubbers alike. In Texas, "land ho!" is as exiting a cry as "anchors aweigh!" For, in addition to the bounty of the shimmering sea surfing its shores, Texas offers an abundance of terrific terra firma along its 624-mile coastline.
Peninsulas and islands, cities and towns, beaches and parks, all extend their own magical allure. You will find every citified and seaside attraction imaginable along the scimitar-shaped slab of Texas known as the Texas Gulf coast.
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The elegant Stafford Centre, opened in 2004, is located on 43 acres in downtown Stafford, Texas. This state-of-the-art facility is 90,000 square feet and boasts an exquisite 1,100-seat performing arts theatre; a 25,000 square-foot meeting, banquet and exposition space, including a 20,000Stafford, TX Performing Arts Centers
Texas Parks and Wildlife operates Lake Corpus Christi State Park which offers campgrounds, picnic areas, overnight camping, two boat ramps, a swimming area, and opportunities for shoreline fishing. There are other private camping and/or rental cabins available., TX Camping
Lake Texana State Park is 575 acres, east of Edna, in central Jackson County, halfway between Houston and Corpus Christi. Activities include camping; boating; water skiing; jet skiing; sailing on the main lake; canoeing; picnicking (tree-shaded tables and grills); lake swimming (, TX Camping