Pearland's name originated from the flowering pear trees. Today, the city is home to 11 hotels, more than 140 international restaurants,shopping opportunities, trails, parks a freshwater aquarium and the nearby 1940 Air Terminal Museum. The city is perfectly placed within 10 miles of Houston and Hobby Airport.Enjoy the local sites and amenities or daytrip to nearby attractions.
Golfers have a choice of thre courses: Southwyck Golf Club, an 18-hole links-style course; Country Place Golf Club an 18-hole relaxed course; and Golfcrest Country Club, an 18-hole championship golf course.
Annual major events include Winterfest in January, Paws in the Park in March, Crawfish Festival in April, Summerfest in May-June, Wine & Food Festival in August, iFest in September and Hometown Christmas Festival in December.