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[[Texas]]'s Gulf Coast stretches for hundreds of miles, from the [[Louisiana]] border to [[Brownsville (Texas)|Brownsville]] on the Rio Grande. The beaches are excellent, and oil-rich cities like Houston make for fun nightlife, too.
 
[[Texas]]'s Gulf Coast stretches for hundreds of miles, from the [[Louisiana]] border to [[Brownsville (Texas)|Brownsville]] on the Rio Grande. The beaches are excellent, and oil-rich cities like Houston make for fun nightlife, too.
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==Regions==
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* '''[[Rio Grande Valley]]''' - from the [[Mexico|Mexican]] border at [[Brownsville]] up to Baffin Bay.
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* '''[[South Barrier Coast]]''' - from Baffin Bay in the south near [[Kingsville (Texas)|Kingsville]] past the [[Corpus Christi]] area and up to [[Port Lavaca]].
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* '''[[North Barrier Coast]]''' - heavily developed coastal areas from [[Point Comfort]] in the south to Galveston Bay east of [[Bay City (Texas)|Bay City]].  Includes the sprawling [[Houston|Houston Metropolitan Area]].
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* '''[[Bayous]]''' - marshy land from Galveston Bay east to the [[Louisiana]] border.
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
*[[Corpus Christi]]
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* [[Alice (Texas)|Alice]]
*[[Fulton]]
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* [[China (Texas)|China]]
*[[Galveston]]
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* [[Corpus Christi]]
*[[Houston]]
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* [[Galveston]]
*[[Kemah]] - South of Houston near the coast.
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* [[Houston]]
*[[Rockport]]
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* [[Rockport (Texas)|Rockport]]
*[[Texas City]]
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* [[Port Lavaca]]
*[[Surfside]]
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* [[Lake Jackson]]
*[[Port Lavaca]]
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* [[Port Arthur (Texas)|Port Arthur]]
*[[Bay City]]
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* [[Palacios]]
*[[Alvin]]
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*[[Lake Jackson]]
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*[[Rosenberg]]
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
*[[South Padre Island]] - Resort town on ''Padre Island''.
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*[[South Padre Island]] - Resort town on ''Padre Island''. Very popular spring break destination for university students.
 
*[[Port Aransas]] - Town on the northern tip of [[Mustang Island]].
 
*[[Port Aransas]] - Town on the northern tip of [[Mustang Island]].
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*[[Crystal Beach]] - Just a ferry ride from Galveston Island
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*[[Aransas National Wildlife Refuge]]
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===Itineraries===
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* [[A Taste of Coastal Texas]], from Houston along the coast to Corpus Christi.
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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Hurricanes frequently occur in the summer months. Check for local weather updates while in the area.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Latest revision as of 16:29, 6 January 2012

Texas's Gulf Coast stretches for hundreds of miles, from the Louisiana border to Brownsville on the Rio Grande. The beaches are excellent, and oil-rich cities like Houston make for fun nightlife, too.

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