Victoria is located in southeast Texas approximately
100 miles from Houston, Austin and Corpus Christi.
The city of Victoria is located near the Guadalupe
River and is named after the General Guadalupe
Victoria, the first president of independent Mexico.
Whether you travel to Victoria for business or for
pleasure you will find here all sorts of
distractions and entertainment. The main attractions
in Victoria and its surrounding area are The
University of Houston, the McNamara House Museum,
the Nave Museum, the Museum of the Coastal Bend, the
Texas Zoo and Victoria College, just to name a few.
If your kids accompany you, then you must not miss
The Texas Zoo, which features animals indigenous to
Texas, and the 562-acre Riverside Park that rests
along the Guadalupe River. For the shopping lovers,
Victoria Mall is a busy shopping area.
If your pets accompany you, you can walk them in the
The Coleto Creek Park and Reservoir (12 miles
southwest of Victoria) or in Riverside Park & Rose
Garden, which is home to the Texas Zoo.
Victoria also has an historical center, a bunch of
museums (McNamara-O'Connor Historical and Fine Arts
Museum, Children’s Discovery Museum, Museum of the
Coastal Bend and The Nave Museum), a ballet company,
a symphony and a performing arts center. If you are
interested in discovering the history and culture of
Victoria, just spend a few hours or an entire day at
the Victoria Regional Museum and the Museum of the
Coastal Bend. You can relax and enjoy a golf match
by testing one of Victoria’s finest golf courses
such as the Colony Creek Country Club, Victoria
Country Club, or the Riverside Golf Course.