Tourist Information


Welcome to the Gulf Coast’s Secret Getaway

We’re just a small town where you can sit back, relax and breathe in the fresh sea air.
Go fishing, read a book, take a stroll by the bay…
In Palacios, life is simple.
We like it that way, and we hope you will too.

Community event in Palacios

Explore Palacios

Introducing you to the natural beauty, the sites and experiences of your new getaway on the Gulf Coast.

Beautiful Nature

Miles of waterfront  |  Exceptional Birding  |  Wildlife Refuge


Fishing  |  Golf  |  Kayaking


La Belle Shipwreck | La Petite Belle | Markers

Around Town

Eating Well | Things to Do

Our Heritage

Palacios History | Shrimping Capital of Texas

What’s Happening

Palacios Events

All American City Award

All American City Plaque Awarded at The City by The Sea Museum |   October 4, 6 PM  |  Reception Follows

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Matagorda Day | Matagorda, Texas

Come celebrate Matagorda Day with the parade, vendors, raffles, live auction and great food. Proceeds benefit the Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department.

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Shrimp Fry Fundraiser Dinner

Matagorda County Fair Shrimp Fry Fundraiser Dinner  |  Sunday, October 30, 11 AM - 2:00 PM  |  Matagorda County Fairgrounds  |  To Go - Pickup Only

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420 Main Street
Palacios, TX 77465


M-F: 8am – 5pm
S-S: Closed

Call Us

(361) 972-2615

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