Ever dream of running across one of the largest stay-cable bridges in the world or kayaking in the reflection of the San Jacinto Monument? In Baytown, the possibilities are endless and adventures abound.
Visit the Portrait of a Warrior Memorial Art Gallery, which holds eye-catching works of fallen heroes memorialized through art. Take a romantic trip to the Yepez Vineyard or enjoy performances at the Lee College Performing Arts Center, which hosts musical performances including the Texas Tenors, Midtown Men and the Hillbenders, among others.
Wildlife and birding enthusiasts will appreciate the Baytown Nature Center and Eddie Gray Wetlands Education and Recreation Center, both situated among the scenic waterways that once witnessed the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution.
For family fun, consider spending the day by the water, where Baytown’s six-acre Pirate’s Bay waterpark thrills children of all ages with a flowrider, surf area, lazy river and exhilarating water slides. Royal Purple Raceway is also a popular destination hosting year-round events like the ever-popular NHRA Spring Nationals and events such as the Tough Mudder and WipeOut Run.
Or do a little bit of everything when you go on an expedition through the city! Home to one of only four GeoTours in the state of Texas, your kids are sure to leave Baytown with a story from their visit. During the GeoTour, kids have the chance to hunt for hidden containers at 31 of Baytown’s landmarks, piece together a puzzle through codes on containers, and earn swag at the end of the journey. Learn more here.
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