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Pomona’s Guide of Things to do Near Pearland and Manvel

Posted on 12/3/2021 by Eric Sims
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When you live at Pomona, there’s so much to do within the community you may not even be thinking about things to do near Pearland and Manvel. From the 18-acre lake with a dock to the fish camp to the resort-style swimming pool and more, life at Pomona is rich and exciting.

Still, when you’re ready to venture beyond this exceptional Manvel, TX community, there’s an almost endless variety of things to do and see just minutes away. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite things to do near Pearland and Manvel to help guide your exploration.

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Pearland Town Center

For retail therapy, it doesn’t get much better than Pearland Town Center. Just two miles from Pomona, this walkable shopping center literally has everything you could want or need. Anchor stores include Macy’s and Dillards, so you can find everything from clothing for the entire family to household goods and even furniture. There’s also a Dick’s Sporting Goods with all the gear you need to make the most of Pomona’s active lifestyle. Need new shoes before you hit the trails? Maybe some fresh workout clothes for the fitness center? This is the place!

Of course, there are plenty of specialty stores at Pearland Town Center, too – and options for services from hair styling to nails to a shave.

A large, modern shopping center means there are also a variety of restaurants near Manvel, TX. Shopping can definitely work up an appetite, and Pearland Town Center has everything from Gringo's Mexican Kitchen to BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Chop Ice Cream or Smallcakes Cupcakes.

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Parks and Outdoor Fun Near Manvel

Pomona has several beautiful, unique parks like The Backyard and the Exploration Zone. Sometimes, though, it’s just nice to have a change of scene. Fortunately, there are amazing parks near Manvel, TX.

Centennial Park

Spacious Centennial Park has tennis courts, playgrounds, and sports courts all encircled by a paved walking and running trail. Centennial Park hosts events the whole family will enjoy, such as Winterfest and the Christmas Lights Bike Ride.

Independence Park

Recently renovated, Independence Park now has an amphitheater and covered stage in addition to a playground, dog park, and a pavilion where you can attend free concerts on Friday nights during the summer. Need a venue for a special event? Independence Park can accommodate up to 10,000 attendees!

Pearl Theatre

Trying to plan a special date night? A production at the Pearl Theatre might be the perfect answer! Or audition to be onstage in a play or musical. If your children are interested in live theater, the Pearl Theatre has several youth productions each year where they can gain experience. Check out their roster of summer classes and camps, too.

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Southwyck Golf Club

Southwyck Golf Club is a popular golf course near Manvel, TX. It’s a true links-style course on the front nine with 4 holes going away from the clubhouse, typically playing into the wind, and five holes coming back for the turn, typically playing downwind.

The Champion Bermuda greens – called the bent grass of the south -- provide an outstanding putting surface. A burn runs through the property and water comes into play on 14 of the 18 holes. The course plays anywhere from 5,145 yards to 6,914 yards and has 4 sets of tees, so finding the correct distance for your game should never be a problem.

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Pearwood Skate Center

This skating rink gets rave reviews for its attentive, caring staff. The Pearwood Skate Center truly has something for everyone, from skating lessons and birthday parties for the littles to fitness roller derby skating classes for women.

Studio Movie Grill Pearland

Studio Movie Grill is an excellent choice for date night, with 12 auditoriums featuring luxurious custom lounge chairs and recliners. The full-service bar and lounge are perfect for meeting up before the movie or for a nightcap afterward. Choose from fresh house favorites or heart-healthy choices on the American Grill Menu, and over 60 premium spirits at the bar. Studio Movie Grill makes seeing the latest films an experience to remember.

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Bakfish Brewing Company

The first brewery in Pearland is still the best place to kick back after a long week, or to sneak away for a break anytime. Bakfish Brewing Company brews and serves craft beer onsite from their 2,000 square foot air-conditioned taproom and covered patio. Play games, watch TV and hit up the Food Truck Station for a bite.

Killens BBQ in Pearland

Killen’s Barbecue & Killen's Steakhouse

Killen’s BBQ and Killen's Steakhouse are both nationally acclaimed. Killen’s BBQ is known for its tender beef ribs and unusual sauces, such as the “coffee sauce.” Killen's Steakhouse was founded by Chef Ronnie Killen, a graduate of the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in London, in 2006 and is considered to be one of the finest steak houses anywhere.

So Many Things To Do Near Manvel, TX!

When you decide to venture outside the gates of Pomona, there’s no shortage of activities and experiences within just a few miles’ drive. Considering how secluded Pomona feels, you may be surprised to learn that excellent shopping, amazing restaurants, and exciting entertainment are all less than 10 minutes away.

All these activities are just more reasons Pomona is the perfect choice for your family’s new home. Start your search online where we make it easy to find your new home.  When you’re ready to set up a tour, or if you have any questions, give us a call at (832) 336-6272.

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