A person stands out front of a museum on a sunny day
The Matagorda County Museum in Bay City. Photo by Kevin Stillman

Bay City

Many vacation homes, bed-and-breakfasts, and hotels provide accommodations here. Enjoy beach and river activities, shop the historic downtown district, or relax in a park. Play a round on the 18-hole, Gary Player-designed Rio Colorado Golf Course. Goose and duck hunting are seasonal attractions.

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