The Galveston Bay area community of La Porte is just 35 minutes from Houston and centrally located near major vacation destinations. The community offers all the hospitality, relaxation, and charm of a city steeped in heritage and civic pride. Museums, parks, local festivities, unique shops, crafts and antiques, galleries, casual and fine dining, and historic buildings add to the quality of life. Recreational amenities include tennis courts, a wave pool, golfing, fishing, boating, and water sports. Newcomers to La Porte can choose from a medley of housing options that encompass single-family homes, waterfront properties, townhomes, and condominiums.