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Best Dog-Friendly Stops on the Upper Texas Coast

In celebration of man’s best friend, we wanted to share some dog-friendly stops to explore on the Upper Texas Coast. We know leaving your faithful canine companion at home is hard, so why not travel with him by your side? From Jefferson to Galveston, Brazoria, and Matagorda, you’ll find plenty of dog-friendly stops to make your journey unforgettable. To make your planning even easier, Bring Fido is a handy resource for discovering pet-friendly places. So, leash up your pup and get ready for a tail-wagging adventure!

Jefferson County: History, Culture, and Canine-Friendly Charm

Sea Rim State Park: This coastal haven is a dog’s paradise with over five miles of pet-friendly shoreline. Explore marshes, estuaries, and beaches while enjoying the company of your four-legged friend.

Try Struggle Street Brewing Company in Beaumont for a pet-friendly patio and a cold brew. 

Galveston County: Island Adventures and Canine Capers

Galveston Island State Park: This state park offers a variety of trails where leashed dogs can accompany you on your nature walk. Explore dunes, wetlands, and coastal habitats together.

Try Buck’s West Venados Cantina on Galveston’s west end for Mexican food and a pet-friendly patio. 

Brazoria County: Where Pups and People Unite for Fun

Quintana Beach County Park: Unleash your pup’s energy at this dog-friendly beach with soft sands and inviting waves. Play fetch, take a dip, or simply relax in the sun with your furry companion.

You’ll love Seahorse Bar & Grill in Surfside Beach for the beach view and seafood.

Matagorda County: Where Land Meets Sea and Tails Wag with Glee

Matagorda Bay Nature Park: Start your adventure at this stunning nature park that offers camping, fishing, birdwatching, and serene trails. Enjoy the sandy beaches, saltwater marshes, and an off-leash dog area where your furry friend can run freely.

Look for Danny’s Seafood House in Palacios for a pet-friendly patio. 

During your dog-friendly journey along the Upper Texas Coast, remember that pet-friendly policies can change, so it’s a good idea to call ahead or check the Bring Fido website for the latest information. This site is a fantastic resource for discovering new pet-friendly places, reading reviews from fellow pet owners, and staying up-to-date with any changes in pet policies.

Whether you’re soaking in the sun on Matagorda’s beaches, exploring historic sites in Jefferson, enjoying the outdoors in Brazoria, or savoring island life in Galveston, the Upper Texas Gulf Coast offers an array of experiences that you and your furry friend can enjoy together. So, pack your bags, grab your pup’s leash, and embark on an unforgettable adventure that will strengthen the bond between you and your beloved canine companion.

This is just a glimpse of things to do along the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. Download our new Trip Plans for more ideas for experiencing Jefferson, Galveston, Brazoria, and Matagorda Counties. 

About Lone Star Coastal Alliance

The Lone Star Coastal Alliance is a 501(c)3 created to preserve and promote the upper Texas Gulf Coast region in a manner that enhances coastal resilience while fostering economic development focused on conservation and tourism, elevating the unique natural, cultural, and historical assets of the region and benefitting quality of life within the communities.

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