A Hindu temple dedicated to the Goddess Meenakshi. A sculpture trail of painted four-foot fiberglass pears. Opry on the Square.
A night sky filled with Roseate Spoonbills and Cedar Waxwings. There’s no doubt about it — you’re in Pearland, Texas.
Named after the many flowering pear trees in the area, Pearland is located in the Houston metropolitan area in the Texas Gulf Coast. It’s one of the fastest-growing cities in the Houston area, yet retains its friendly and relaxed vibe.
Houston area attractions are only a short drive away from Pearland. It’s only 18 miles to the Johnson Space Center and 17 miles to the Houston Children’s Museum and the museum district. At NRG Park just 16 miles away, you can take in a Houston Texans game, or watch championship rodeo. Plus, the beaches of Galveston and the historic downtown Strand district are just 42 miles away.
There’s also plenty to see and do right here in Pearland — including farmer’s markets, family bike ride events, disc golf, BMX motocross, championship golf courses and the amateur athletic Winter Games. Pearland has over 175 acres of beautiful park land and miles of trails, and has been recognized as a Tree City USA for its efforts to preserve and enhance the urban forest.
Located along the Upper Texas Coast 's Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, the town sits in the middle of the “Central Flyway,” an ideal place to birdwatch all year long. The Shadow Creek Nature Trail, the John Hargrove Environmental Complex and the nearby Tom Bass Park are a few excellent places to spot migratory birds in the fall and spring. Over 130 different species of birds have been seen in Pearland.
Whether you’re new to town or a long-time resident of Pearland, Reliant Energy is here to help you find the right energy plan and electricity prices for your needs.