Victoria is one of the oldest cities in Texas, founded by Martin de Leon in 1824. Located between Houston and Corpus Christi, Victoria is the perfect base camp for Coastal Bend region adventure. Come explore our rich history, check out our arts & festival scene, and enjoy nature or water recreation. Then, head out in any direction to follow the Texas Independence and Chisholm Trails or experience world class salt water fishing. Visit ExploreVictoriaTexas.com for more information.