Here are a host of activities in the local and surrounding areas. These activities include beachcombing, fresh & saltwater fishing and you can visit local wildlife and bird sanctuaries in the area. The Audubon Society has ranked the area #1 in 12 of the last 21 years.

Coastal Activities

  • 21 miles of sandy beaches
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Marinas
  • Offshore fishing party boats
  • Salt & fresh water fishing
  • Surfboarding

Parks, Wildlife and Bird Sanctuaries

  • Bayou Wild Life Park
  • Brazoria Wild Life Refuge
  • George Observatory at Brazos Bend state park
  • San Bernard Wild Life Refuge

Museums and Historical Sites

  • Brazoria County Historical Museum
  • Brazos Bend state park
  • Center for the Arts and Sciences
  • Lake Jackson historical museum
  • Sea Center Texas aquarium at Lake Jack

Other Activities

  • Alvin Community college
  • Brazosport College
  • Brazos river
  • Haak Winery and Vineyards
  • Shopping
  • The Nolan Ryan Center
  • Restaurants
  • San Bernard river
  • U.S. Coast Guard Station in Freeport

Day Trips

  • Car races
  • Dog races
  • NASA Space Center in Webster, Texas
  • Varner Hogg / State Historic Site
  • Galveston Island
  • Houston, Texas
  • Kemah