Best Beaches near Houston, Texas

La Porte, Texas

Free and spacious parking. The white-sand beach is clean and equipped with shaded playgrounds. Swimming, sunbathing, strolling and fishing are common activities here

23 mi from Houston city center
Seabrook, Texas

The beach is locally-friendly rather than for tourists. Small parking lot and absence of amenities turns it into an authentic place. The city life escape.

26 mi from Houston city center
Nudist beach
Porter, Texas

Open all year-round nudist destination with special rates and discounts. Spectacular waterfront views at campsites. Spa facilities include outdoor pool, fitness area.

26 mi from Houston city center
Willis, Texas

Outdoor recreation includes boats, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards rent. Pet-friendly with an area for playing unleashed. Clean water will make your swimming enjoyable.

45 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Great tourist destination with plenty outdoor activities such as flying a kite, swimming, strolling and kayaking. Rich wildlife comes with unforgettable birdwatching.

47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Close to big cities it's a perfect getaway place. Fine brown sand and expansive ocean views are very relaxing. This beach owns one of the best RV parks in the city.

47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Uncrowded beach with two pocket parks. Both are pet friendly, easily accessible by car. A great choice between a wide variety of facilities and a quiet seaside area.

47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Drive-on, relatively close to the city, which makes shopping easier if needed. Sunbathing, enjoying waves and walking out dogs are the most popular activities here.

47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Well-known camping site, fully equipped for a family vacation. Sandy, scenic and relaxing, the beach is located within a walking distance from the RV park. Free Wi-Fi.

47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

A row of beaches known as a home of different cultures and festivals. Easy to park but might be crowded and not very clean. Many lifeguard stations make vacations safe.

47 mi from Houston city center
Port Bolivar, Texas
47 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Private beach with easy parking. Pet friendly. Canoeing, paddle boarding and beautiful sunsets make it an awesome place for romantic evenings. Alcohol is permitted.

48 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Highly-rated family vacation spot. All necessary amenities. Supervised by lifeguards, free from litter and therefore safe for children. A chance of seeing dolphins.

48 mi from Houston city center
Galveston, Texas

Famous party destination, home for festivals and performances as well as annual sandcastle contests. Various see animals and birds. Beach wheelchairs are available.

48 mi from Houston city center
Port Bolivar, Texas

Remote and uncrowded beach with drive-on sand. Relaxing atmosphere, clean sand and warm water. Shopping might be difficult so make sure you took everything needed.

49 mi from Houston city center
Surfside Beach, Texas

A pet and family-friendly drive-on beach, easily accessible by car. Entertainment comes down to classic beach activities such as swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.

55 mi from Houston city center
Quintana, Texas

One of the lesser-known beaches with a family-friendly atmosphere, basic beach facilities, and a long fishing pier. Blue but murky still waters. Good accessibility.

58 mi from Houston city center
Huntsville, Texas

Scuba diving centre, open for non-divers as well. The lake is spectacularly beautiful with a clean water and good visibility. Visitors with kids ought to be cautious.

74 mi from Houston city center
Port Arthur, Texas

Wild and spacious with brown water. Opportunity to find sealife artifacts. Hardly suits for swimming. Offers free hunting,fishing, hiking and wildlife photography.

76 mi from Houston city center
Matagorda, Texas

Long and vast beach with drive-on or paved parking options. Quiet atmosphere on weekdays but crowdy on weekends. Well-kept RV campgrounds. Picnic tables are available.

88 mi from Houston city center
Cameron, Louisiana

Hardly-known, therefore calm and secluded sandy beach. Drive-on sand, speed is limited to 10. No stores. Features Peveto Woods Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary nearby.

106 mi from Houston city center
Port Lavaca, Texas

A pretty beach, featuring primitive oceanfront RV campsites as close as 15 feet from the waterline. Good for pensive walks, picnicking, and sunset watching.

109 mi from Houston city center
Port O'Connor, Texas

Remote, shallow and quiet beach, free of big waves. Perfect place for coming with your little ones. It will be also enjoyable for fishermen. Pier entrance is free.

110 mi from Houston city center
Cameron, Louisiana

Wild place with just a few toilets and elevated homes available for rent. Public crabbing sites to watch. In general, it's not the best beach, but ok for a short visit.

115 mi from Houston city center
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Family-friendly beach. No pets allowed. Water is murky, however, it's a popular destination. Catamarans are available for rent. A few hotels around offer accommodation.

132 mi from Houston city center