Attractions and Activities in Crystal Beach

Pompano Joes.jpgCrystal Beach, Texas, is a wonderful place for people to own Crystal Beach Real Estate. Families, couples or individuals who are looking at Crystal Beach Homes for sale will discover a location that has great attractions and activities for people of all ages. It is not a surprise that it is a frequently visited community that continues to grow.

Fishing is one of the most popular activities that people do around the area. While some individuals fish from the mile long jetty, a number of people hire charters to go out into Galveston Bay or the Gulf of Mexico to get top game fish such as tarpon, red fish and snappers. Fishing for sharks is an activity for some. Swimming in the warm Gulf is certainly a great pastime for many during the hot and humid summer months.

Throughout the area in Crystal Beach and the surrounding area, there are plenty of family-owned stores that feature a variety of merchandise. Women will find trendy attire for the summer and winter months. There are designer clothes for teenagers that feature the latest styles. Clothing for children and adult are available. In addition to this, there are stores that feature a beach motif and carry other forms of merchandise. A local grocery stores keep shelves stocked with delicious food.

There are many great restaurants for people who own Crystal Beach Homes visit and one of the most popular is Stingaree Restaurant & Bar. Fresh seafood is served daily and there are other meats such as steaks and hamburgers to have. The view from the restaurant overlooks the water and is perfect for an evening meal. Other restaurants close by include Tiki Beach Bar and Grill, Steve's Landing, Ocean Grill, and some of the best mobile food trailers around.

The Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge is just down the road from Crystal Beach and provides an ideal location for people to enjoy the beautiful refuge. Bird enthusiasts love to come and visit the area that has a large variety of birds and a number that are quite rare. Animals such as the American alligator are popular staples at the refuge.

There are many annual events that occur throughout the year and bring people from the surrounding area together. The Texas Crab Festival is a three day event, which features crabs. There are crab vendors that serve crab many different ways. Besides this, there are other types of seafood and American food that is served. Crafts, contests and a cook-off all celebrate this important community event. The Texas Frog Fest benefits the Lone Survivor Retreat. The annual Jane Long Festivals celebrates the "mother of Texas" at Fort Travis.

Crystal Beach Properties provides people with a number of different kinds of housing options. The Gulf and great weather are strong draws to the area. It is not a surprise that Crystal Beach is an excellent place in which to live.
Mary Ellen Smith
Mary Ellen Smith
Broker Associate