Palacios

Palacios is a small city located on Matagorda Bay in the Gulf Coast region of Texas, about 1.5-2.

13 things to do

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Hotel Blessing Coffee Shop

The restaurant entrance is on the side, if you come in the front you'll find the hotel lobby. While you'll pass Blessing before you get to Palacios, the breakfast might be worth the fifteen minute backtrack.


Luther Hotel

"The Palace of Palacios", originally the Bay View Hotel, has been a fixture of the community for nearly a hundred years. Check in to see its history, including movie stars, war heroes, and the pier.

SEE   —  408 S. Bay Blvd.


Outrigger Restaurant

Local seafood and more. They'll probably have live music on Thursdays and Fridays, and most Saturdays, out back in the barn.


Luther Hotel

While there are several places to get a room in town, you won't get a better local feel than the Luther.

SLEEP   —  +1 361-972-2312 —  408 S. Bay Blvd.


Hotel Blessing

A restored hotel. It's about fifteen minutes back North on SH-35. The front door is the hotel lobby.


Peaceful Pelican Bed & Breakfast

Upscale, restored 1910 waterfront home, bay views, luxury rooms, wireless Internet, opened 2008.

SLEEP   —  317 East Bay Blvd.


Tres Palacios Bay Shrimping Fleet

Palacios is known as the "Shrimp Capital of Texas," see the fleet that gives this reputation.

SEE   —  +1 361-972-5556 —  1602 Main St.

Texas Baptist Encampment

Founded in 1906 as the "Baptist Young Peoples Union," this camp is still in operation.



Main Inn

Wireless internet access, great breezes. Wine and music out back on Friday nights.

SLEEP   —  +1 361-972-3408 —  208 Main St.

Moonlight Bay Bed & Breakfast

Waterfront rooms in a hundred year old home.

SLEEP   —  +1 361-972-2232 —  506 S. Bay Blvd.

City by the Sea Museum

Housed in the R. J. Hill building,


Lighthouse Seafood

Local seafood on the water.

EAT   —  +1 361-972-1231 —  9 8th St


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