Looking for some outdoor adventure on your trip to Pearland? Here is a sampling of the outdoor recreation opportunities available to those looking to reconnect with nature while in the area. Don’t forget to bring your favorite outdoor gear!
Pearland has eleven, major-brand hotels and is only ten miles from downtown Houston and Hobby Airport. (Choose from Best Western, Candlewood Suites, Comfort Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn & Suites or SpringHill Suites by Marriott.)
Check out the John Hargrove Environmental Complex & Wetlands for a spectacular opportunity for bird watching the Pearland Area. During the months of July through September, a variety of coastal birds from several species arrive in Pearland’s local parks. Just across the street from the John Hargrove Environmental Center, you’ll be able to experience the first edible trail in Pearland. Fruiting trees along a walking trail provide education to participants that indicate the species as well as a healthy snack.
5800 Magnolia Road, Pearland, TX 77584
pearlandtx.gov/departments/parks-recreation | 281-412-8900
Lunch – indulge in one of Pearland’s delicious barbeque offerings! Several local spots offer up mouthwatering fare to satisfy your lunch craving. While we enjoy them all, Big Horn BBQ, Central Texas Barbecue and Killen’s Barbecue are some of our favorites. Check out our website for the spot nearest you!
visitpearland.com | 713-436-5907
Experience an outdoor enthusiasts dream at Bass Pro Shop! With its 18,000 gallon freshwater aquarium, a 5,500 gallon touch pool and an 11,500 gallon saltwater aquarium in the stores restaurant, Islamorada Fish Company and 3,500 area artifacts, antiques, mounts and memorabilia; the store becomes a living museum of Texas’ hunting, fishing, camping and outdoor legacies.
1000 Basspro Drive, Pearland, TX 77047
Basspro.com | 713-770-5100
Check out the Shadow Creek Ranch Nature Trail for more bird watching or enjoy a hike on any one of the paved trails. You’ll find educational signage throughout the park, bicycle racks, and a great escape to experience the outdoors.
1801 Kingsley Drive, Pearland, TX 77584
SCR Nature Trail | 281-412-8900
Enjoy an evening meal at the family-friendly Café Taraiz. Serving up Mediterranean food in addition to American cuisine, this Pearland spot offers something for everyone in your party. The homemade desserts are sure to tantalize your taste buds.
9415 Broadway Street, Suite 117, Pearland, TX 77584
cafetaraiz.com | 281-485-7329
Breakfast at Pena’s Donut Heaven & Grill. The café is a local favorite with delicious breakfast menu selections. Pena’s is easily accessible on Shadow Creek Parkway off Texas 288. The dosant is a must-try!
11601 Shadow Creek Parkway, Pearland TX 77584
Donutheavenandgrill.com | 713-340-3231
Start your day out at 288 Lake located just north of Pearland! Bring your kayak, take a dip in the lake, or rent a StandUp-Paddleboard to take advantage of the ultimate open water experience in the Houston area.
4800 Schurmier Road, Houston, TX 77048
Lunch – Grab a bite to eat at one of the fourteen restaurants in The Pearland Town Center. You’ll find an amazing selection of dining choices including a variety of cuisines in casual dining restaurants.
11200 Broadway Street, Pearland, TX 77584
pearlandtowncenter.com | 713-340-0704.
Head to Tom Bass Regional Park to experience more natural attractions in the Pearland area. From disc golf to fishing, hiking trails, a model airplane field, and more opportunities to observe natural wildlife, everyone in your party will find an activity to enjoy at this great local spot! Clear Creek Golf Course is located in the park and is open to the public.
15108 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, TX 77047
Tom Bass Park | 713-440-1587
Wind down the day at Center Court Pizza. This Pearland eatery offers delicious pizzas, craft brews, and other delectable bites to satisfy your crew after experiencing the area’s natural attractions.
9721 Broadway Street, Suite 100, Pearland, TX 77584
Center Court Pizza – Pearland | 713-436-3927
For more information contact:
Kim Sinistore, Executive Director
Megan Flowers, Sales & Event Manager
Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau
11200 Broadway Street, Suite 1390
Pearland, TX 77584
Email: [email protected]