June 01, 2017

18 Texas Beaches to Visit Before Summer is Over

Check out our list of beautiful Texas beaches to help plan your last-minute summer getaway.
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Magnolia Beach
Travel time: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Whether you’re staying for a night or just visiting for the day, Magnolia Beach is home to all beach goers.
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Magnolia Beach
Travel time: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Whether you’re staying for a night or just visiting for the day, Magnolia Beach is home to all beach goers.
Photo via Instagram, kessaboo_boo
Crystal Beach
Travel time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
Have fun and feed some seagulls at during these hot summer months at Crystal Beach. 
Photo via Instagram,  leahbrene
Crystal Beach
Travel time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
Have fun and feed some seagulls at during these hot summer months at Crystal Beach.
Photo via Instagram, leahbrene
Goose Island State Park
Travel time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
Better for fishers and folks with access to a boat, Goose Island Park is a classic summer camping spot the whole family can enjoy. 
Photo via Instagram,  r0gm0nster
Goose Island State Park
Travel time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
Better for fishers and folks with access to a boat, Goose Island Park is a classic summer camping spot the whole family can enjoy.
Photo via Instagram, r0gm0nster
San Jose Island
Travel time: 3 hours
Soak up the sun, sand, and good vibes at San Jose beach.
Photo via Instagram,  kmeghan45
San Jose Island
Travel time: 3 hours
Soak up the sun, sand, and good vibes at San Jose beach.
Photo via Instagram, kmeghan45
Malaquite Beach
Travel time: 3 hours
Bring your sunscreen, towels, and kites to fly in blue skies at Malaquite Beach.
Photo via Instagram,  grpeirano
Malaquite Beach
Travel time: 3 hours
Bring your sunscreen, towels, and kites to fly in blue skies at Malaquite Beach.
Photo via Instagram, grpeirano
IB Magee Beach
Travel time: 3 hours
Looking for a beach without the summer crowds? IB Magee is a great escape where you can still soak up the water and rays. 
Photo via Instagram,  hfullerton5
IB Magee Beach
Travel time: 3 hours
Looking for a beach without the summer crowds? IB Magee is a great escape where you can still soak up the water and rays.
Photo via Instagram, hfullerton5
Matagorda Island
Travel time: 3.5 hours
Venture to Matagorda Island for a Texas summer destination unlike any other. 
Photo via Instagram, beirnebabybeirne
Matagorda Island
Travel time: 3.5 hours
Venture to Matagorda Island for a Texas summer destination unlike any other.
Photo via Instagram, beirnebabybeirne
Port Aransas
Travel time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
Port A is not just for spring breakers. Spend your summer at this sunny TX beach haven. 
Photo via Instagram,  aikiiia
Port Aransas
Travel time: 2 hours, 40 minutes
Port A is not just for spring breakers. Spend your summer at this sunny TX beach haven.
Photo via Instagram, aikiiia
Loyola Beach
Travel time: 2.5 hours
Bask in the sun or fish of the private pier at Loyola Beach all summer long.
Photo via Instagram,  jacadena05
Loyola Beach
Travel time: 2.5 hours
Bask in the sun or fish of the private pier at Loyola Beach all summer long.
Photo via Instagram, jacadena05
Padre Island National Seashore
Travel time: 3 hours
You'll never want to leave this sunny seashore and national reserve. Trust us. 
Photo via Instagram,  maupowmau
Padre Island National Seashore
Travel time: 3 hours
You'll never want to leave this sunny seashore and national reserve. Trust us.
Photo via Instagram, maupowmau