Explore Victoria


Centrally located between Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi, Victoria is one of the oldest cities in Texas, yet is progressive with a variety of choices in dining, shopping, lodging, and entertainment. 

The Victoria Regional Airport (FlyVictoriaTx.com) provides affordable air service to Austin, Houston, and Del Rio, but Victoria is also a convenient two hour drive from the major cities in South Texas.
Don’t want to drive? We have a service partner which can provide shuttle and limo service.


Accommodations are plentiful with your choice of national hotels or local inns and B&Bs. Victoria is also home to several unique eateries and major restaurants

Fairfield Inn & Suites Victoria    Book a corporate rate for meetings held at Emerging Technology Complex 

Hilton Garden Inn Victoria
Homewood Suites  by Hilton Victoria


Leo J Welder Center for the Performing Arts

The Leo J. Welder Center is not just for the arts. It can be your next business meeting venue offering integrated audio/visual and cinema equipment, an elegant facility, and competitive rates. The auditorium can accommodate 476 guests. An executive board room is available as well as a rehearsal hall that can be transformed into a seated dinner or meeting space. With floor-to-ceiling windows, a view of historic downtown Victoria, and a wine and beer bar, the lobby is the perfect place for receptions. Call (361) 485-8540 or visit WelderCenter.org for more details.

Museum of the Coastal Bend

Victoria’s Museum of the Coastal Bend serves to archive and interpret the history and heritage of mid-coast Texas, and it also offers up something that no other museum has– the centerpiece exhibit of seven French cannons discovered by archaeologists while excavating the Fort St. Louis site near Victoria.

Explore Victoria - Victoria Convention & Visitor's Bureau

In 2011 the Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau joined the City of Victoria. As the CVB for the Victoria Region, Explore Victoria’s mission is to “sell, market and promote Victoria as a premiere meetings, sports and leisure destination.”

Beginning in 2015 the organization has focused on marketing specific, genuine travel experiences in Victoria. Successes include the Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail, a true Texas culinary experience, and Victoria Beyond the Grave, a story of the paranormal experiences in Victoria.

Nave Museum

The oldest art museum in the Crossroads area, The Nave Museum features six to eight diverse and compelling exhibits each year, both classical and modern, ranging in styles from portraiture and landscapes by celebrated Texas artist Royston Nave (1886-1931), to a Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Festival featuring retablos and altars created by local artists, as well as festivals, children’s programs, and more!

Children's Discovery Museum

The Children's Discovery Museum serves as a community resource providing interactive educational opportunities and engaging family experiences for residents and visitors.

Texas Zoo

The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world; and advances conservation through education, recreation, science and action.

Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum

As a heritage museum, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum connects us to the everyday lives of our pioneer ancestors, and brings this era in American history vividly to life through interpretive exhibits, research, and educational programs.