Official Blog of Visit Baytown
Have You Ever Cruised Texas Avenue?
August 14, 2017 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
I’ve often heard my grandparents reminisce about their Saturday nights as teenagers when they would cruise down Texas Avenue, stop in at the concession stand at the Brunson, and enjoy a fun night on the town. My vision of Texas Avenue back then has been pieced together by stories and old photos, until this past weekend when I attended the 2nd Annual Texas Ave. Cruise organized by ... READ MORE
10 Helpful Tips to a Staycation in Baytown
JULY 31, 2017 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
Vacations budgets are getting smaller but our wanderlust is getting bigger. So what does that normally mean for our summer vacations? More than likely you've had to cut it out completely. But a tight budget doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take some time to unwind and refocus yourself on a well-deserved vacation. Your body and soul... READ MORE
Love is in the Air!
January 23, 2017 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
I don’t know if you’ve been to Hobby Lobby lately or not, but it’s coming as of December 26th. It’s that time of year where “love is in the air” and cheesy posts fill your newsfeeds. Valentine’s Day is coming. And the more I see the gigantic teddy bears and heart shaped everything, the more... READ MORE
Get Your Cache On!
December 28, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
I have always had a hard time aligning my love for the outdoors with my love for my phone. I love to go fishing. But that doesn’t mean my phone should be held by my slimy, fish hands in the middle of the bay. This also applies to floating the river, kayaking, or boogie boarding at the beach. Don't even get me started started about... READ MORE
Rebuilding Historic Texas Avenue: Harbour's Cafe
September 22, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
Texas Avenue’s Town Square is slowly turning into a beautiful venue for outdoor events and unique shopping. After a long spell of slow commerce, Town Square is becoming the perfect spot for a day with the family or a romantic Saturday date night. Although this may sound surprising, Texas Avenue used to be THE place to be. When Texas Avenue was first settled, it was the center of all commerce for Goose Creek. After the discovery of... READ MORE
Baytown's Hidden Wedding Treasures: Part 2
July 20, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
There are beautiful landscapes everywhere. I mean people have destination weddings for a reason, but those weddings can become extremely expensive, stressful, and not everyone will be able to celebrate your big day. But why have a destination wedding when you can have the beautiful back drops of two amazing Outdoor Venues right here in Baytown? Our first venue that provides and outdoor... READ MORE
Why Baytown is Such a Great Catch!
JUNE 23, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
It is bright and hot as the four tourism ladies prepare for our day. We've got water, sunscreen, and a bagful of snacks. It's going to be a long day, because today we aren't working from our normal office. We are going out on the water with the Captain of Bow to Stern Fishing Tours, David Rappelet. Today was not just about... READ MORE
Baytown's Hidden Wedding Treasures: Part 1
JUNE 20, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
To some weddings, dollar signs, love, and credit card debt are all synonymous. As a young girl who is happily in love, I can tell you that at some point they’ve all seemed like the same spiraling circle as I bounced each idea back and forth in my mind. Where can I manipulate my budget to still feel like a princess? Are real flowers really that great or... READ MORE
June 20, 2016 I SABRINA GALLOWAY - TOURISM VISITOR OUTREACH SPECIALIST
Looking for a great place to stretch out those legs of yours after a long day in the office? Or maybe preparing for one of the many thrilling races that take place along our Gulf of Mexico Coastline? Either way, this Tourism Intern is here to give you some insight and perspective on our local trails. We have about 15 different parks in our... READ MORE
Barb Wooster, Baytonian
Anna Yowell, Tourism Coordinator
Sheree Cardwell, Tourism Marketing Specialist
Grey Scott, City of Baytown Human Resources Manager