Palacios is a small city located on Matagorda Bay in the Gulf Coast region of Texas, about 1.5-2.0 hours southwest of Houston. It is especially noted for birding opportunities.

Get in

Most visitors reach Palacios by car, traveling on Texas State Highway 35 which runs along the central Gulf Coast.

Palacios has a small airport for private flights as well as a harbor connected to the Intracoastal Waterway. The city is also served by a Greyhound bus route running between Houston and Corpus Christi.

Get around

Local transit is mostly by car, although bike routes have been established within the city and a 1.5-mile walk along the seawall is popular with pedestrians.





Wireless Internet access is available at the Main Inn and Peaceful Pelican Bed & Breakfast.

Go next

To the east of Palacios there are several fine natural areas such as Oyster Lake, Mad Island Marsh and Matagorda Beach.

Routes through Palacios

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