Welcome to Nassau Bay! The city was established to accommodate Johnson Space Center and provide a community for astronauts, space professionals, and their families. Today, more than 60 Nassau Bay residents have visited space, and a few have walked the moon. In 2005, the city dedicated a serpentine wall of black granite featuring the flags of the nations participating in the International Space Station. The striking monument is on NASA Parkway in the median between NASA and the city.
Located across the street from Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston, Nassau Bay has it all: space and science adventure, fun, sun and water.

2021 Nassau Bay join email banner Opens in new window
Subscribe to our monthly emails HERE and get the Apollo Era Astronaut & Engineer Home Map!

  1. Bay Area Houston...Where Baycations are Better!

    Nassau Bay partners with other area cities to provide visitor and tourism relations to the guests who visit the region. This partnership allows visitors the opportunity to explore not only everything that Nassau Bay has to offer but also adventures within a short driving distance of our area hotels. Whether you are here for business or a vacation, we always say that a "Baycation is Better!"

    View More Videos

NASA Space Center - Twin T-38-2 - squared off

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space. Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, "edu-tainment" complex has entertained and informed more than11 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.

Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions and theatres. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by Space Center Houston’s own creative exhibit team. Space Center Houston always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy. For more information call our Visitor Center at 281-474-9700. To learn more about all of the activities and exhibits available at the Space Center Houston visit them online.

White bird SQUARED

Nassau Bay Wildlife Peninsula

This hidden gem is a 76-acre wetland area that is connected to Nassau Bay at the end of Harbour Drive. It features an extensive nature trail with informational signs and benches along the way. It is open to the public year round. 

The peninsula is part of the Upper Coast Region Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This region takes you along the coast where you will find rookeries and be wowed by the number of egrets, herons and Roseate Spoonbills clearly visible from viewing platforms. You may even get a glimpse of an alligator (from a safe distance, of course!).

PTrail along waterway at sunsetarks & Recreation

One of the great things about Nassau Bay is the beautiful parks and green spaces throughout the city. The parks have a variety of amenities and we even have a natural wetland area on the Peninsula with a newly installed Nature Trail. Click the links below to learn more about each park.

For more information about the parks, contact us at 281.333.4211 ext. 2944.

Where to Stay

Nassau Bay offers multiple great options to accommodate visitors of all types! Click on the links below to learn about the amenities at each local hotel.

Courtyard Marriott - Houston NASA/Clear Lake

18100 Saturn Lane
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058
Click Here for Special Room Rates at Courtyard Marriott

Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

3000 NASA Parkway
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058
Click Here for Special Room Rates at Hilton Houston

Extended Stay America

1410 NASA Parkway
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058
Check Availability at Extended Stay America

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Houston

1620 NASA Parkway
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058
Check Availability at Microtel Inn & Suites