League City, TX 77573
Welcome to a place where nature’s beauty overflows from its verdant creek to its historic streets. League City is marked by towering oaks, meandering bayous (perfect for fishing and kayaking), and thriving locally-owned shops and eateries. Situated near the Texas Gulf coast—and located equidistant between the city of Houston and the island of Galveston—visitors to League City can experience world-class attractions, coastal leisure, Texas history, and southern charm all in one convenient location.
With nearly 900 acres of park land, 27 miles of trails, and more than 35 miles of scenic waterfront, it’s easy to find ways to relish the outdoors. During your stay in League City, enjoy exceptional sports fishing, sailing, leisure boating, and water sports. Take a romantic sunset dinner cruise on Clear Lake or pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at one of our creekside parks.
The Clear Creek Paddle Trail provides ample opportunity to explore miles and miles of League City’s picturesque creek by kayak or canoe. Lush plant life flanks the banks of the creek, immersing you in nature, far from the noises of city life. As you paddle along this tranquil waterway, you’ll spot dozens of wading birds, fish jumping and splashing, and possibly even the occasional alligator lazily swimming along.
Stroll through the Historic District, where parks and gardens offer relaxation among 100-year-old homes, many now operating as boutiques and restaurants. This charming district is dotted with Victorian architecture, tranquil parks, fascinating museums, and a cemetery dating back to the Civil War.
Nearby, turn up the excitement with the exhilarating thrills of Kemah Boardwalk. The Boardwalk Bullet, Kemah’s monster 96-foot-tall wooden rollercoaster, will get your heart racing, while other rides—like the historic double decker carousel—are perfect for little ones. But the adventures don’t stop on land. The famous Boardwalk Beast will take you on a heart-pumping speedboat ride through Galveston Bay. Kemah Boardwalk also features dining, shopping, and an aquarium with a stingray touch tank all just minutes from League City.
The Houston metro region’s most popular tourist attraction—Space Center Houston—is a short 10-minute drive away. Discover more than 400 space artifacts, take a tram ride to Historic Mission Control, see the Saturn V Rocket, and experience an array of hands-on activities throughout the museum.
Whether you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway or an unforgettable family vacation, League City is a waterside gem that has a little something for everyone.
League City, TX 77573