There are so many great things to do in Baytown, TX, and the staff at Baytown Nissan love to share their favorites with you! From historical sites to nature and art to feeling automotive power, there’s something for everyone that makes it worth the drive from Baytown. And while you’re in Baytown, you should check out our favorite Baytown restaurants!
Revisit Texas history at San Jacinto Battleground State Park in nearby La Porte, where General Sam Houston first yelled, “Remember The Alamo!” in the 1836 battle that won Texas its independence from Mexico. The park includes battleground tours and the San Jacinto Museum of History with its towering monument.
A 500-acre peninsula, the Baytown Nature Center is a coastal oasis where guests can partake in some of the best birdwatching in Texas, fish from four fishing piers, let the kids play in the children’s area, and explore over seven miles of hiking trails. In April, their Nurture Nature Festival is a must-do.
Whether you want to take in an exhibit or learn an artistic skill yourself, the Art League of Baytown is the hub of visual arts in the area. Watch their calendar for markets and art sales. ALB is also home to Umbrella Alley, an art installation of colorful umbrellas suspended over a formerly vandalized alley.
Every October, Baytown celebrates their Mexican heritage at Grito Fest. This free festival includes live music, and contests to see who can eat the most jalapenos and salsa, and play accordion the best. Enjoy a variety of food and craft vendors, along with plenty of fun events for the kids.
Feel the horsepower at Houston Raceway Park. You can catch the pros at the spring NHRA Nationals, or get behind the wheel yourself during their Street Legal nights on their quarter-mile drag strip and dirt track.
From La Porte to Liberty it’s worth the drive to Baytown because of all the great things to do. It’s also worth coming to Baytown Nissan and checking out the best Mexican food in Pasadena, TX. Visit our dealership when you’re shopping for a new Nissan Rogue to get the whole family to Baytown’s great places, or when you need a quick oil change from our Express Service Center to keep you moving to the next place.