Access exclusively by private car. From Houston, locate SH-35 (it crosses IH-45 just south of down town, inside the loop), and go south for about two hours.
Car, foot, bike, or taxi
- Colorado River. A different river that shares a name with the river that carved out the Grand Canyon passes through town.
- South Texas Project. A nuclear reactor, operates in the area.
- Bay City Public Library, 1100 7th St (Go West on Hwy 35), ☎+1 979 245-6931. M-Th 10-7, F 10-6, Sat 10-4. Books, DVDS, Internet Computers, fax machine, copier, Children’s programs, Teen programs, and more
- Matagorda County Birding Nature Center, ☎+1 979 245-3336. Great place for bird lovers or to take your kids to experience nature.