24 essential Texas beaches to visit before summer is over

Only a few hours' drive from San Antonio, the Texas coast makes the perfect escape from city life into nature. Whether you're…

By San Antonio Current Staff

San Jose Island
San Jose Island, Aransas County, sanjoseislandtexas.org
Just a short ferry ride away from Port Aransas, San Jose Island is a privately-owned island with over 21 miles of undisturbed golden sand. While the mainland is off-limits, the public beaches are perfect for a day spent fishing, birding and shell hunting.
Photo via Instagram / portatexas
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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.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Matagorda Island
    Travel time: 3.5 hours
    Venture to Matagorda Island for a Texas summer destination unlike any other. 
    Photo via Instagram, beirnebabybeirne
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