What to do?

Gulf Coast Birding & Attractions


Attractions Nearby

Fishing piers, boat ramps, birding trails, unique stores, and authentic restaurants are a few of the things you’ll love about Palacios. And beautiful sunrises.

Gulf Coast Birding

Palacios is one of the best places for Gulf Coast Birding in Texas.

Try the Coastal Birding Trail. Texas Coastal Birding Trail. 

Most years the Audubon Christmas Bird Count in Matagorda County leads the nation for most species.


Enjoy the local restaurants from authentic Vietnamese and Mexican food to American and Seafood meals.

Palacios Restaurant Map

Biking & Hiking

Palacios offers beautiful nature trails as well as enjoyable city walks around the town with its historical buildings and lovely parks. Sign up for TrailLink (it’s free) to plan your next walk.

Wildlife Trails


Fishing Charters

If fishing is your adventure of choice Palacios has several fishing guides available.

Palacios Fishing Charters


Check for local events on the Palacios Chamber Annual Event Calendar and the Outrigger Event Center for live music.

Chamber Annual Event Calendar

Outrigger Upcoming Events


The City by the Sea Museum houses exhibits of the shipwreck of La Belle, the 1961 Hurricane, and artifacts from the Native Karankawas.

City by the Sea Museum Exhibits

Visit Palacios

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We’d love to have you come by for a visit. Give us a shout so we can get ready for you!

210 E Morton Ave, Palacios, TX 77465