Tourism and Special Events

Popular Attractions

Angleton and the surrounding area have an abundance of attractions for even the most diverse group. The city provides easy access to many of the historical sites and nearby museums. Popular locations include:

  • Brazoria County Museum
  • Stephen F. Austin Statue
  • East Columbia Historical Homes
  • Columbia Historical Museums
  • Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
  • Rosenwald School
  • Lake Jackson Historical Museum
  • Abner Jackson Plantation Site
  • Nolan Ryan Center

Outdoor Activities

Being in such close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico offers visitors the opportunity of numerous outdoor activities or simply a great day at the beach. The Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is another interesting location in the area. In addition, the City of Angleton is home to The Crocodile Encounter and MSR Houston, a premier racing facility for thrill seekers and karting enthusiasts. Popular local events include Market Days held two times per year, Concerts in the Park, Freedom Fireworks, Heart of Christmas Celebration, and the Brazoria County Fair, each held annually.

Tour Coordination

Martha Eighme, Director of Communications and Marketing, can assist with sample itineraries, accommodations, restaurant options and more to help make sure your group visit is a pleasure.

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