The Texas City Dike extends five miles into Galveston Bay with a 600-foot fishing pier beyond the tip of the dike. It offers the deepest water for pier fishing in the state. Visitors also find beach, boat launching and service facilities, bait, camping and a motel.
This 1897 Victorian structure houses period furnishings and archives dating back to the Karankawa tribe and Jean Laffite's pirates. Tours 2–5 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Admission charge. 109 Third Ave. N.
Facility focuses on the history of Texas City, the birth of the U.S. Air Force, and the 1947 Texas City explosion. It also includes a replica of a 1913 Army camp. The Children's Discovery Place offers an interactive learning experience, with a dinosaur dig, Mexican mercado, zoetropes and more. Op...
9702 E.F. Lowry Expressway. 409/935-1408. www.texascitychamber.com.
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