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Nov 18, 2011 - Morning at Matagorda Beach, Lunch in Palacios, destination: Indianola

While I'm sure there are a number of people who know about the beach at Matagorda, to us it is a well kept secret! There is 22 miles of drivable beach, which I believe will not be crowded, most times of the year. No one seems to write about this area, as they do Port Aransas, Padre Island National Seashore, and South Padre Island. If you don't wish to camp on the beach, there is a full hookup RV Park ($25-$35/night) at the Matagorda Bay Nature Center, adjacent to the beach. It is operated by the LCRA (Lower Colorado River authority). The...

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