Things to Do in the Coastal Bend
are only about
20 minutes away from Our Place on the Bay.
Ask us for resource
information regarding our nearby attractions.
Our Place on the Bay...
forms of recreation and entertainment onsite - ping-pong tables, crochet sets,
horseshoes, darts, board games, guest Jacuzzi, grills and
outdoor fryers, wetland bird watching, campfires and story-telling,
biking, fishing, and shell hunts make up your day of fun and good health
in the warm sun and cool waters of our bay.
Perfect launch for
kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing!
Chart your course to an
infinite variety of of activities and sights! Sandy gulf beaches,
historical homes, old cemeteries, museums, art galleries, shell shops, old
Spanish missions, birding hot spot, wildlife preserves and guided
hunting/fishing trips! Kite flying and sandcastle building have also
become very popular activities.
Parks & Recreation -
Nature Lovers & Family
Live Oak City Park is a 90 acre park off of Sherry St. about 2.5 miles
from Our Place on the Bay. It contains an 18 hole
Disc Golf course, lighted
Tennis & Basketball courts, lighted
baseball field, suitable soccer field, picnic area, playground,
Hiking and Biking trails and a
Fresh Water Pond stocked with fish.
Cove Park is only 1.5 miles from Our Place and offers free
public boat ramp access, lighted fishing pier,
picnic area, wetland mitigation area
and an asphalt hiking and biking trail that has a great view of Corpus
Faith Park is near Ingleside Jr. High and High School - not far -
includes a public swimming pool, the Hildegard Schmidt Garden Center and a
small park bordering the swimming pool. The park area includes swings,
benches, barbecue pits, and a basketball court. The
swimming pool operates throughout the
summer months. No restrooms on site.
Whitney Lake Project began as a drainage project and has evolved into
a Nature Touristís dream. This 50+ acre includes several
bird watching areas for viewing Great Blue Heron,
Roseate Spoonbills, Snowy Egrets, American Oyster Catchers, waterfowl and
wading birds. The docks
extend over marsh areas and there are several observation platforms for
watching the native wildlife in Ingleside.
Our Place on the Bay
#55 on the
Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail!
Click the Texas Parks &
Wildlife link above for more information.
Slowride Kayak Rentals
Guided Nature and Fishing Tours
with Capt. Dean Thomas
Proud Recipients of the
2004 Small Business Award for Conservation and Stewardship by Coastal Bend
Bays and Estuaries.
Official Bird of Ingleside on the Bay!
Ingleside Public Recreation
Complex - Live Oak Trees Abound!
Covered picnic shelters
Covered pavilion w/ADA
Concession & restrooms
Skate park and 7
Butterfly garden with cultural/historical
Covered Birding Deck w/
Existing fresh water pond & wetlands enhancement
Hike, bike & fitness trail
Exercise, fitness and park bench
Multi-purpose, lighted field
Only place in Texas to
actually meet free dolphins, interact, play games, and see babies!
Imagine Dolphins swimming just out of reach and occasionally
allowing a touch.
As seen on TV's Travel Channel, Texas Country
Reporter, Eyes of Texas, Texas Monthly, Texas Parks
and Wildlife Highways, Southern Living, Family
Fun and Motel!
Trip Time -
Approximately 1 Hour.
Adults: $19.00 + tax
Children: $14.00 + tax (Ages 3-12. Ages 2 and under, no
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learn more about area attractions!
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