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The Palacios Experience

Eco Tourism

  • Birding: #1 Christmas Birding Count in the Nation
  • Pristine Coastal Waters, Beautiful Open Skies
  • Palacios Prairie Wetlands: Walking Trail
  • Nearby Oyster Lake: Great for bird watching and fishing
  • Carl Park: Wonderful fishing and bird watching
  • Seawall and Piers: Fishing, Birdwatching, or Dolphin Watching
  • South and East Bay Boat Ramps
  • Kayaking Ramp
  • Powderhorn WMA (by appointment)
  • Mad Island WMA (by appointment)

Heritage Tourism

  • City by the Sea Museum:  Local History Museum
  • Historical Markers
  • Historical Cemetery

Area Events

  • Harmony Club Valentine Sweetheart Dance and Parade – February
  • Matagorda Bay Birdfest – April
  • Palacios Trail Riders Association Trail Ride – April
  • Pedal Palacios: Bike Ride – October

Lodging, Rentals & RV Parks

  • Aww Manana Siesta y Shower
  • Palacios B & B
  • Peaceful Pelican
  • Air BnB & VRBO
  • RV Parks

Places to Shop

  • Pirate Queen Design: Eclectic array of items for your home.
  • The Weekender: Furniture
  • Frontier Gallery
  • Laurel’s Bloom: Floral, Clothing, Religious Items & Gifts
  • Old Main Bookstore: Coffee & Used Books

Places to Eat

Lunch and/or Dinner:

  • PMR
  • Mi Casa
  • Danny’s Seafood
  • Tran’s

Breakfast and/or Lunch:

  • Mike’s on Main
  • Cheli’s
  • Matamoros Taco House
  • J’s Custom Cravings
  • Henderson Drive-Inn
  • The Point

Food Trailer/Trucks:

  • Jolly’s (food trailer)
  • Duran’s Catering Trailer

Chain Restaurants:

  • Subway
  • Dairy Queen
  • Sonic
  • Simple Simons
  • Lemur’s Gas Station

311 Henderson
Palacios, TX 77465
Office: 361-972-3729