From Mathis, the city of San Antonio is approximately 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northwest.
While it may be tempting to just kick back and relax while holidaying in Mathis, remember, South Texas Plains' many scenic delights are never more than a day trip away. Sinton, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west, while Calallen lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Once you've fully explored Mathis, why not check out the nearest regional center. Corpus Christi is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions like Mirador de la Flor - Selena's Seawall Statue, Corpus Christi Marina and Selena Museum. Be sure not to head back to Mathis until you've stopped by Corpus Christi's Texas State Aquarium, Mollie Beattie Coastal Habitat Community and American Bank Center.
For a low-cost outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, take the time to head to the region's fascinating farms.
Pack your own equipment or rent it on the spot, and discover the region's water activities. Boating is one option. Another is fishing.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Corpus Christi, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away.