Feel like taking a beautiful drive, and not too far from Victoria, TX? A number of attractive southeast Texas communities are located within a short drive of Victoria, with many of the cities scenically situated along the Gulf of Mexico.
For example, within 40 miles of Victoria is Rockport, TX, which proudly proclaims itself as having Texas’ only Blue Wave Beach. A Blue Wave Beach is officially labeled as one that is exceptionally clean and managed responsibly, and has a focus on the protection of human health and the environment. Amenities at Rockport Beach include a water ski loop, free boat launch, fishing piers, windsurfing launch area and a spacious children’s playground.
Meanwhile, also close to Victoria is Port Lavaca, TX, home to the largest and deepest bay that Texas has to offer. It offers activities such as blue water offshore fishing as well as drift fishing and kayak fishing in the back bays and estuaries.
The city of Palacios, TX is home to a beautiful bay and other water-related recreation options. The city markets itself as an ideal place to visit whether you enjoy fishing, sailing, boating or just relaxing at the beach.
Port O’Connor, TX is especially known for sport fishing. Several charter boats are available for anglers who crave a day of intense fishing on the Gulf of Mexico.
A place that calls itself "saltwater heaven" is Aransas Pass, TX, where a wide variety of fish always seem to be biting. And fishing is especially enjoyable because the bay areas seem to always have refreshing cool breezes.
And in the city of Freeport, TX, its beach that spans 3.5 miles is known as one of the best places in Texas for sunbathing. The city also prides itself in providing a clean, litter-free beach that both residents and visitors can appreciate.
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