Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or just looking for a break from the routine, this weekend getaway is a chance to bond with the girls including great shopping, fabulous restaurants and a short drive to the downtown Houston.
Pearland is perfectly placed in the Gulf Coast Region of Texas with eleven, major-brand hotels and located within ten miles of downtown Houston and Hobby Airport. (Choose from Best Western, Candlewood 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.)
Head straight to the Pearland Town Center situated at Broadway Street and Texas Hwy 288. The open-air lifestyle center is a shopping haven anchored by Macy’s and Dillard’s and filled with over 140 specialty stores. Shoppers will find name-brand retailers including LOFT, Chico’s, The Limited and Francesca’s, just to name a few.
With endless shopping options, you’ll want to carve out time for lunch at any of the restaurants within the Pearland Town Center. Featuring a wide array of cuisines, you’ll have your choice between BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, Fish City Grill, Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen, Mongo’s, Shogun Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar or Stadia Grill – just a small sampling of the many options.
Mani? Pedi? Massage? A pampered spa experience is right at your fingertips with Josephine’s Day Spa & Salon in the Pearland Town Center. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing massage or a spa-style manicure and pedicure, you won’t have to go very far.
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If treasure shopping is your enjoyment, there are 17 antique, consignment and resale shops to choose from and are highlighted in a special brochure and on Visitpearland.com
On Broadway Street, Browsin Aroun’ Antiques offers visitors a treasure trove of vintage finds, new home accessories, architectural salvaged pieces, and so much more. Each section of this unique boutique is creatively displayed and offers thoughtful new uses for vintage pieces. Allow one-two hours for visit.
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Next stop is Hidden Treasures – an upscale consignment store showcasing furniture and home accessories. The 15,000 square-foot showroom offers a unique selection of home décor. Each of the vignettes in the space has a high-end designer feel. In addition to items for the home, you’ll find a small selection of jewelry pieces. The seasonal displays in the store are very memorable and definitely worth the trip. Allow one-two hours for visit.
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For dinner, hit the heart of Pearland for a bit of local flavor at Floyd’s Cajun Seafood, King’s Biergarten or Texas Steakhouse. Gulf Coast ambiance, attitude, décor and cuisine meld into an incredible menu palette at this local favorite. Live music is offered on Friday and Saturday nights.
floydsseafood.com 281-993-8385 | kingsbiergarten.com 832-569-4141
Before exploring, make time for a delectable breakfast.
La Madeleine, the French-inspired country café is a local favorite with delicious breakfast menu selections. Located at the Pearland Town Center, La Madeleine is easily accessible near the intersection of Broadway and Texas 288.
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Pena’s Donut Shop, The café is a local favorite with delicious breakfast menu selections. Pena’s is easily accessible on Shadow Creek Parkway off Texas 288.
Donutheavenandgrill.com | 713.340.3231
Tour the Sri Meenakshi Hindu Temple, the only temple dedicated to Goddess Meenakshi off the shores of India. Built in the 1970’s, it’s the third temple built in the United States and it replicates the original in Maduri, India. This temple also features a grand library, shop, market and cafeteria. Annual events held. Free Admission. Open mornings 8:30am – Noon, emeenakshi.org
Traveling downtown to the Houston Museum District is minutes away off Texas Hwy 288. (The Houston Museum District consists of 20 museums within a 1.5 mile radius of the Mecom Fountain. For complete list, go to Houstonmuseumdistrict.org )
You’ll find the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH). Named as the nation’s sixth-largest art museum, visitors will find 300,000 square feet of exhibition space filled with paintings, sculptures, costumes, photography and textiles dating to the antiquities. MFAH is a dynamic complex, anchoring the pedestrian-friendly museum district, with two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, library, movie theater, café, gift shop, two art schools and two house museums. For hours and information on special exhibits, visit mfah.org. 713-639-7300. Allow three to four hours for the visit.
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]