Fun Things to do in Pearland, TX in 2019

Nestled just south of Houston, the city of Pearland has plenty of character and charm to offer to residents and visitors alike. Between 2000 and 2010, the population growth rate of Pearland was 142 percent, making it the 15th fastest growing city in the U.S. during that time. With over 120,000 residents, Pearland, TX is a thriving community with lots of awesome activities, no matter what time of year it is. Here are some ideas of fun activities that you and your family can enjoy in 2019.

 

Farmer’s Market

Held the second Saturday of every month all year round, the Pearland farmer’s market is something you won’t want to miss. The market is located at the Pearland Town Center at 11200 Broadway St. Local farmers, merchants and companies come there to sell fresh produce, flowers, herbs and baked goods. Visiting the Pearland farmer’s market is a real treat, so mark your calendar to be sure you don’t miss out this month.

Pearland farmers' market stall with variety of organic vegetable.

 

Sri Meenakshi Temple

If you’re looking for something to do Pearland that is outside of the realm of most people’s usual activities, then you’re going to want to visit the Sri Meenakshi temple. Fashioned after the Sri Meenakshi temple in India, this Hindu temple is a quite a site to see. Outside of India, this temple is the only Hindu temple dedicated to Meenakshi, the wife of Shiva. Make sure to stop by the visitor’s facility. You’ll be able to learn about the history of the temple and Hindu culture there.

The Sri Meenakshi Devasthanam temple in Pearland Texas

i_am_jim [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

 

John Hargrove Environmental Complex

One of the best outdoor features of Pearland is the John Hargrove Environmental Complex. The complex features a mile long trail that takes you through wetlands and beautiful trees and you’ll definitely want to bring your binoculars along for some bird watching. Along a section of the trail, there are fruit trees that visitors are allowed to sample. If you haven’t visited the John Hargrove nature park, we highly recommend it.

The John Hargrove Environmental Complex in Pearland Texas

 

The Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railroad Depot

Beginning construction in 1875, the GC&SF railroad connected many southern Texas towns and cities together, including Pearland. The GC&SF depot was used as a pickup spot for supplies like mail and livestock. Today, the depot has been restored to what it looked like originally and has a nice little visitors center where you can learn all about the history of the railroad. This is a great place to visit to learn about the early settlers in southern Texas.

The Gulf, Colorado and Sante Fe train depot.

User Patrick Feller on Flickr [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Pearland and all of Brazoria county have plenty of gems that are well worth the visit. Pearland is a family-friendly city and the beautiful landscape makes living or visiting here a real treat. At Green Country Pest Control, we love to take care of the residents of Pearland and the surrounding areas. If you’re in need of pest control in Pearland, you can put your faith and trust in Green Country to take care of your bug issues. Give us a call for more information.

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