Water Attractions & Activities Close to Coastal Point in League City

There’s so much to love about living near the water — from days spent relaxing on the beach or adventuring out on the ocean, to the health and therapeutic benefits that come with being close to sea. And for Coastal Point residents, taking advantage of life on the water has never been easier, with ample water attractions and activities close to home. Read on to discover our top five.

1. Kemah Boardwalk

10 minutes from Coastal Point

Built along the shores of Galveston Bay and Clear Lake, the Kemah Boardwalk has evolved from a waterfront dining experience into a favorite local destination, with amusement rides and arcade games for all ages. Visit Kemah to take a stroll along the water or let the kids run wild at the splash pad.

2. Texas City Dike

25 minutes from Coastal Point

The longest man-made fishing pier in the world and one of the most popular fishing and boat launch areas on the Gulf Coast, the Texas City Dike was made for those who can’t get enough of being out on the water. The Texas City Dike is also host to a number of events throughout the year, including kite festivals, movie nights and fishing tournaments.

3. Armand Bayou Nature Center

25 minutes from Coastal Point

The largest urban wilderness preserve in the United States, the Armand Bayou Nature Center is where you’ll find over 2,500 acres of natural wetlands, forest, prairie and marsh habitats, and countless bird, mammal and reptile species. Nature lovers will be sure to make the most of the preserve’s nearness to Coastal Point, where they can visit to explore hiking trails, bird watch, kayak and canoe, and more.

4. Moody Gardens

40 minutes from Coastal Point

Distinguished by the three distinctive pyramids that sit on its complex, Moody Gardens is home to a myriad of water attractions and activities. So whether you want to dive into their on-site aquarium, go on a boat ride, make a splash at the wave pool or shoot down the water slides, a visit to Moody Gardens promises fun for the whole family.

5. Galveston Island

40 minutes from Coastal Point

Galveston Island is a year-round destination for Texans, who visit to enjoy its beautiful beaches, have fun on the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, explore its historical downtown, tour its museums and bite into its great restaurants. Nature and water lovers will appreciate the host of activities there are to do on the island, from bird-watching and fishing to ski-dooing and kayaking through the bayou.

Visit the League City website to discover upcoming events and attractions around Coastal Point.


Image courtesy of Reddit (Dike); Active Rain (bayou).