Amazing Beach Towns in Texas to visit now

From Port Arthur near the Louisiana border to Boca Chica in the south near Mexico, you will find a variety of affordable and beautiful beach towns in Texas.


Galveston Island is Texas’ most famous beach town. Located just an hour away from Houston, the city makes an excellent beach weekend getaway in Texas.

Corpus Christi

After Houston, Corpus Christi is one of the largest cities along the Texas Gulf Coast. It is also one of the best beach cities in Texas!

Mustang Island State Park

Corpus Christi also serves as the gateway to Mustang Island and Padre Island National Seashore, two of the best coastal nature preserves in Texas.

Padre Island National Seashore

Not to be confused with the touristy South Padre Island, Padre Island National Seashore is a NPS managed site with staggering natural beauty and pristine beaches.

Port Aransas

Port Aransas, located along the north end of Mustang Island, is a small Texas beach town with a fun, arty vibe. Port Aransas Beach is famous for its expansive views and soft powdery sand.

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