Create unforgettable autumn memories with a visit to Baytown, Texas. The mild temperatures usher in a variety of enticing travel opportunities, ranging from family-friendly GeoTours to captivating nights at the theater. Positioned in the heart of the Gulf Coast region, just east of Houston and north of Galveston, Baytown is perfectly situated for visitors while on business or exploring with family.
As the heat subsides in the Texas Gulf Coast, the events turn up, especially in Baytown! Popular fall events include the Latin Festival—an evening of music and food—on September 23; Nurture Nature Fest—a family friendly celebration of Baytown’s outdoor beauty—on October 14; Heritage Scaritage—a popular fall festival with a historical twist—on October 28; and Grape Stomp Fest at Yepez Vineyard in November. In the winter, the historic downtown Texas Avenue area becomes the home of all things Christmas! From Christmas parades to holiday markets, yuletide concerts to jolly theater performances, Baytown packs in the merry seasonal fun.
The cooler temperatures create the perfect conditions for exceptional fishing. Known for its rich saltwater and fresh water fishing, Baytown is nestled among four different saltwater bays that feed into Galveston Bay. A variety of fishing guides and charters launch out of Baytown daily, including the famous Thompson’s Bait Camp, but Baytown has multiple places to wet a hook via land, boat, or kayak!
Fall skies come alive with feathered friends along the Texas Gulf Coast as birds begin their migration to warmer locales. Located on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, the Baytown Nature Center is a 500-acre peninsula surrounded by three bays and home to more than 350 species of birds. The Center features picnic shelters, fishing piers, pavilions and overlooks, a butterfly garden, and a children’s nature discovery area. This location is a special place for avid and novice birders to take in the many species of birds that reside or migrate through the area.