Learn the interesting history of Lydia Ann Channel Lighthouse


Only a few gaps or passes that give access to safe bays and harbors break up the 400-mile-long barrier island and peninsula chain that protects Texas’ coastline. One such chasm in Aransas Pass is between Mustang Island and Saint Joseph Island to the south. About twenty miles to the west of the … Read more

The Goose Island State Park

The 1000-year-old “Big Tree” at Goose Island State Park, Texas

Goose Island State Park is north of Rockport, Texas, on the Gulf of Mexico. It covers 321.4 acres (130 ha) and is surrounded by St. Charles and Aransas Bays. The park was founded on private land between 1931 and 1935. CCC built the first structures in this park where the thousand-year-old southern … Read more

The Texas Maritime Museum

Discover the state’s rich maritime history at the Texas Maritime Museum, from the days of Spanish and French exploration and settlement to the modern search for oil. Explore the long and varied history of the Texas coast at the state’s official maritime museum. A large collection of antique outboard motors, a fishing … Read more

Nine Amazing Sites to Check at Fulton Texas

Nine Amazing Sites to Check at Fulton Texas Since the turn of the century, Fulton, Texas has been a popular tourist destination. In addition to providing opportunities for outdoor recreation such as boating, fishing, and birding, Fulton is home to some of the most acclaimed dining and lodging establishments in the Texas … Read more

The Historic USS Lexington Museum

The USS Lexington, a floating museum at Corpus Christi, Texas

The Lexington was turned over to the City of Corpus Christi by the US Navy on November 26, 1991. The ship was donated as a museum on June 15, 1992, and it now operates as the “USS Lexington Museum on the Bay” at 2914 North Shoreline Boulevard in Corpus Christi, Texas. In … Read more

Top 8 Golf Courses at Corpus Christi

A view of the Oso Bay at Corpus Christi

In addition to having a vibrant cultural scene and being a prime location for birdwatching, the place and its surrounding area are ideal for any traveler who is passionate about the sport of golf. There is no shortage of grass courses for golfers, whether they aspire to play at the professional level … Read more

The Texas State Aquarium

A view of the Texas State Aquarium at Corpus Christi, Texas

The Texas State Aquarium is a public aquarium that operates on a non-profit basis and can be found in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Its purpose is to encourage the preservation of the environment and the rehabilitation of the Gulf of Mexico’s native flora and fauna. Since 1995, the Association of Zoos … Read more

The Undisturbed Treasure: San José Island

San Jose Island is just a 5-minute boat ride from the boat docks of Port Aransas.

An American barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast is called San José Island, also known as Saint Joseph Island. 5 miles (8.0 km) in width and 21 miles (34 km) long. The island is generally oriented northeast-southwest, with Mesquite Bay to the north, Aransas Bay to the west, and the Gulf … Read more

The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Entrance to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, in Austwell, TX,

On the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Texas, on the southwest side of San Antonio Bay, sits the 115,324-acre Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. It can be found in some areas of the counties of Aransas, Refugio, and Calhoun. It is located on the southwest side of San Antonio Bay, which … Read more

The Quaint Town of Rockport Texas

A view of the Rockport Texas waterfront.

Texas cradles several beautiful small towns worth exploring. Rockport, which is honored as the second Best Coastal Small Town in the “USA Today” Readers’ Choice Travel Awards is one of them. It is home to less than 10,000 inhabitants who receive the blissful warmth of the sea breeze and the natural bounty … Read more