geographical region in Texas, USA
|Rio Grande Valley |
from the Mexican border at Brownsville up to the Mansfield Channel.
|South Barrier Coast |
from the Mansfield Channel in the south near Raymondville past the Corpus Christi area and up to Port Lavaca.
|North Barrier Coast |
heavily developed coastal areas from Point Comfort in the south to Galveston Bay east of Bay City. Includes the sprawling Houston Metropolitan Area.
marshy land from Galveston Bay east to the Louisiana border.
- 1 South Padre Island - Resort town on Padre Island. Very popular spring break destination for university students.
- 2 Port Aransas - Town on the northern tip of Mustang Island.
- Crystal Beach - Just a ferry ride from Galveston Island
- 3 Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
Hurricanes frequently occur in the summer months. Check for local weather updates while in the area.