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Make your “Fish Wishes” come true in the Gulf waters of Brazosport. From wade to jetty fishing, to Intracoastal Canal bank fishing and offshore deep sea fishing, the opportunities to catch the one that got away are year round and endless. Call us for a list of fishing charters, guides and boat ramps.

“Shell Shocked” is what you’ll be after discovering the 600 known species found among our 27 miles of sandy beaches. You’ll be astonished at the scads of seashells speckling Quintana, Bryan and Surfside Beaches. Perfect for sunbathing, camping, birding, fishing and relaxing.


If “Grouper Therapy” is what the doctor ordered, your prescription can be filled at Sea Center Texas. Drift lazily in the vast aquariums; visit the 12 foot touch tank or Gordon the 250 lb. grouper.

Yes, our climate is perfect for birding. Each year thousands of birders travel from various states and countries to view the approximately 300 bird species known to the area.

Tour the fascinating historic sites found in the greater Brazosport Area and discover where Texas began.

The Lake Jackson Historical Museum chronicles the history of the area through interactive exhibits from the plantation era to modern industry. 979-297-1570

The Center for the Arts & Sciences is a cultural and educational complex featuring an art gallery, a science museum, a planetarium and two theaters.

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN The Stephen F. Austin Statue is a tribute to the Father of Texas. Located in the ten acre, Henry William Munson Park inAngleton, the seventy-foot statue promotes the importance of Brazoria County’s rich history. 979-849-6443


The museum is home to the largest seashell collection in the South. 979-265-7661

Bridge Harbor Yacht Club, Columbia Lakes Resort, Lake Jackson Civic Center, Lake Theater-Opry Style Shows, Peach Point Wildlife Management Area, Port Freeport Tours, Shrimp Boat Fleet Monument, The Train Museum

Varner-Hogg Plantation is a majestic antebellum home along with many of former Texas Governor James Hogg’s family heirlooms, period furniture and historic documents. 979-345-4656

1933 Brazoria School, Civic Center and Museum Brazoria County Historical Museum S.F. Austin’s Original Burial Site Surfside Historical Museum Historic Downtown Freeport East Columbia Historic District Replica of the First Capital of the Republic of Texas

Photo provided by Ivy Kaminsky

Contact the Brazoria County Historical Museum for a complete list of historical marker sites. 979-864-1208

Special thanks to James Dickerson, Ivy Kaminsky, Lynda McBeth, Margaret O’Hara for photography.

The complex is also the home to the largest red drum hatchery in the world. 979-292-0100


Photo provided by Lynda McBeth

The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, Brazoria and San Bernard National Wildlife Refuges offer opportunities for wildlife observation, hiking and photography. The refuges also offer fishing, waterfowl hunting, boardwalks and an auto tour.

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory: 979-480-0999 Wildlife Refuges: 979-849-6062

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