Baytown is a small town located in the Gulf Coast region of the state of Texas, within the United States. The history of the town goes back as early as 1822. In 1970, the steel industry developed and United States Steel opened the Texas Works near the city. In terms of accommodation, Baytown is quite diverse, ranging from elegant hotels, fancy motels and camping venues with all the facilities included. The venues offer the tourists a wide range of places: restaurants, takeaways, pubs and coffee shops. Should you come by and visit Baytown, you will not regret the time spent here.
The Baytown Little Theater is a community theater run entirely by volunteers. The theater has been in operation for almost half a century and is one of the longest continuously running community theaters in the State of Texas. The theater typically produces six shows each year from September to August. So, if you come down to Baytown, you will be able to enjoy one of the many shows put on display here. It will an unforgettable cultural experience for family and friends.
The Baytown Nature Center is located in the heart of the city, on a 450 acre peninsula along the Houston Ship Channel. The center is a recreational area and a wildlife sanctuary that is home to hundreds of species of mammals, reptiles and aquatic species. It is a great place to spend an afternoon with your family and friends. The facilities here include a children's playground, barbecue and restrooms. For the ones passionate about sports, there is also the possibility of fishing or water skiing.
Houston Raceway Park is a drag strip just outside Baytown. The park is situated on 500 acres and it is the only major multipurpose motor sports venue. The venue houses a three story tower building that incorporates 23 VIP suites, a media center, and a race control facility equipped with a very up to date timing and scoring equipment. If you are lucky enough to participate at a sports event here at the Park, you are bound to have a lot of fun.