If your ready for a vacation then La Porte Texas is where you should go. Less than an hour's drive from Houston, this city by the bay is perfect for an active but relaxing break.
636 N Bayshore Dr. , La Porte , TX 77571
Mon-Sun: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Sylvan Beach Park is a 31.4 acre park located just east of South Highway 146 in La Porte. Along with conventional park amenities you will find a skate park, boat ramp and a pay-to-fish pier. Enjoy the two pristine white sand beaches and swim in Galveston Bay. This historic park was once known as the Grove, has been a driving force for the city's economy since 1893. This park has a bait shop and they can be reached by phone. 281-471-5705
Independence Pkwy. South , La Porte , TX 77571
Juan Seguin Park is 4.9 acres of undeveloped green space. The park was named after Juan Nepomuceno Seguin, a Commander who fought in the Battle of San Jacinto and a Tejano hero of the Texas Revolution.
Bay Area Blvd. , Houston , TX 77058
Bay Area Hike & Bike Trail is a 10 mile trail that starts at Middlebrook Street, proceeds northward to Red Bluff and southeast of Kirby then South to NASA Parkway. Bay Area Park can be utilized as parking to access trail.
7500 Bay Area Blvd , Houston , TX 77058
Bay Area Park is a 64.3 acre park overlooking Armand Bayou. Among the tall trees you can picnic by the duck pond or walk along the flagstone trails and gazebo in the Oasis garden. Launch your canoe and paddle along the historic Armand Bayou. There is a variety of playground structures, baseball and softball fields, and tennis courts. Bring your dogs and visit Precinct 2's first dog park.
Foy Ln & Marzelle St , Houston , TX 77093
Bretshire Park is a 6.5 acre flood control tract leased to Harris County to accommodate the 2.3 mile linear Halls Bayou Trail System. The trail connects Keith Weiss Park to the North; South to Jenson Drive (No parking along this trail)
Wallisville Rd & Rio Villa Dr , Houston , TX 77049
Rio Villa Nature Trail is a heavily wooded 215.3 acre park that includes a 1.1 mile nature trail, canoe launch and observation pier.
The Houston Yacht Club is less than 4 miles from La Porte and rich in local history. The Houston Yacht Club is the “friendliest yacht club on the Texas Gulf Coast” and offers a busy schedule of activities and services that appeal to all boating interests and age groups. They offer top level racing, an unrivaled junior sailing program, numerous social events, and a variety of cruising and educational opportunities. Their beautiful clubhouse and new harbor are located directly on Galveston Bay. Founded more than 100 years ago, they have built a tradition of excellence in every aspect of yachting.
La Porte is the nearest City for lodging and an invested sponsor for HYC. We have over 13 hotels to choose from that are no more than 5 miles away from the club. We also offer convenient shopping , great breakfast options , and places to visit while you're in town . A perfect place to unwind after a long day on the water!
Houston Yacht Club is a very active racing club and hosts numerous local regattas as well as world, national and class championships. Annual events include:
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