Skinny Dipping

Go Jump in the Nake

Just in time for National Nude Day (July 14), we take a trip to Emerald Lake, also known as Houston’s only nudist beach.

07/09/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Hit the Road

Four Texas Coastal Getaways

That aren't (our beloved) Galveston

05/29/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Beach Eats

Beignets by the Beach at The Gumbo Diner

This cute Galveston diner features some Cajun flair.

01/06/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

BAD ADVICE

Texas Beaches Among America's Best, According To Moronic Listicle

The likes of Galveston and Bolivar outrank Destin and Waikiki. How we wish that were true.

07/17/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Travel

It’s Grapefruit Season in the Valley

The water may be too cold to swim, but fresh fruit, migratory birds, and other wonders abound.

02/02/2014 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches Issue: Web Extra

Hu-Dat Restaurant: Fulton, Corpus Christi

To go with our Best Beaches issue, this week we'll share a few more picks for seafood restaurants to visit while you're at the beach.

07/12/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches Issue: Web Extra

Sartin's: Nederland

Our top picks for seafood restaurants to visit while you're at the beach.

07/11/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches Issue: Web Extra

Gilhooley's: San Leon

Our top picks for seafood restaurants to visit while you're at the beach.

07/09/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches Issue: Web Extra

Red Snapper Inn: Surfside

Our top picks for seafood restaurants to visit while you're at the beach.

07/08/2013 By Robb Walsh

Texas Beaches

Five Hot New Books...

...and the beaches to read them on.

07/05/2013 By Kerry H.

Texas Beaches

Danger Averted!

Stingrays, sargassum, and riptides, oh my! We have solutions to the most common hazards of a day at the beach.

07/05/2013 By John Lomax

Texas Beaches

Ask Dr. Beach

Put on your hat and sunscreen: it's time for Beachcombing 101.

07/01/2013 Photography by Peter Holley

Texas Beaches

The Eccentric Appeal of Bolivar Peninsula

Along this spit of sand, everyone drives on the beaches—even environmentalists on their way to the shorebird sanctuary.

07/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Editor’s Note

Back to the Beach

This ain't your grandmother's Galveston.

07/01/2013 By Scott Vogel

Texas Travel

Sand Castle Magic

Texas SandFest Brings The Globe's Finest Beach Architects To Port Aransas

04/18/2013 By John Lomax