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Things to do while staying at Keepin' It Reel Surfside

Co-Owners Nikie Doug And Rob
Co-Owners Nikie Doug And Rob
Joined in 2018
Co-Owners Nikie Doug And Rob

Things to do while staying at Keepin' It Reel Surfside

Food scene
Overlooks the beach. Has a great play area for kids with a giant chess set. Has outdoor bathrooms so if you are on the beach, you can use them.
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locals recommend
Beach Front Deck Bar and Grill
750 Bluewater Hwy
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locals recommend
Overlooks the beach. Has a great play area for kids with a giant chess set. Has outdoor bathrooms so if you are on the beach, you can use them.
Great food. Right on the beach.
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locals recommend
Seahorse Bar & Grill
310 Ocean Avenue
23
locals recommend
Great food. Right on the beach.
Excellent Sushi. Great prices!
Yoshi Sushi Asian Fusion
90 Oak Dr
Excellent Sushi. Great prices!
The best kolaches. Great place for breakfast or lunch. Super cute. Mom and Pop.
Brew N Bake
145 Oyster Creek Dr
The best kolaches. Great place for breakfast or lunch. Super cute. Mom and Pop.
Great for breakfast and lunch. Super good food and the bakery is awesome on its own too!
The Local-Kitchen.Bar.Bakery
120 That Way
Great for breakfast and lunch. Super good food and the bakery is awesome on its own too!
Sightseeing
People sometimes pass through here and don't recognize the historic value of the area. Stephen F. Austin landed his "Old 300" here, Santa Anna signed his surrender here, the Texas Navy had a famous battle with Mexican ships in the mouth of the river here.
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locals recommend
Jetty Park
101 Parkview Road
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locals recommend
People sometimes pass through here and don't recognize the historic value of the area. Stephen F. Austin landed his "Old 300" here, Santa Anna signed his surrender here, the Texas Navy had a famous battle with Mexican ships in the mouth of the river here.
This is a VERY small but lovely wild bird sanctuary located next to Quintana Beach. It's free to visit and definitely worth a stop by if you happen to be in the area during birding season. I would combine this visit with a day at Quintana beach or visits to local attractions within reasonable driving distance such as: Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Sea Center Texas Brazoria Wildlife Refuge
Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary
814 Lamar St
This is a VERY small but lovely wild bird sanctuary located next to Quintana Beach. It's free to visit and definitely worth a stop by if you happen to be in the area during birding season. I would combine this visit with a day at Quintana beach or visits to local attractions within reasonable driving distance such as: Gulf Coast Bird Observatory Sea Center Texas Brazoria Wildlife Refuge
From a July 2019 review - I've never been here before but it was a trip I'll never forget because it was my first Wood Stork sighting. Besides this amazing memory, I was disappointed. There are CDs that you can borrow (AND RETURN) that will tell you about the different stops or attraction points. The reason it was disappointing is that one of the boardwalks it referenced was missing, on one of the stops it offers "universal access" but the concrete path was completely over grown, and other things like this. Besides all this, the nature was amazing and I'll never forget it. I did the auto-tour twice, if you do the trails bring giant mosquito repellent. Watch for the MANY alligators which look like logs on the side of the road. I saw the wood stork, ibis, egrets, caracara, red-winged black birds, night hawks, moorhens, watch for crabs and field mice crossing the road, try not to drive into the grass when passing if you don't have to for this reason, they like to hang out there.
Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge
24907 FM 2004 Rd
From a July 2019 review - I've never been here before but it was a trip I'll never forget because it was my first Wood Stork sighting. Besides this amazing memory, I was disappointed. There are CDs that you can borrow (AND RETURN) that will tell you about the different stops or attraction points. The reason it was disappointing is that one of the boardwalks it referenced was missing, on one of the stops it offers "universal access" but the concrete path was completely over grown, and other things like this. Besides all this, the nature was amazing and I'll never forget it. I did the auto-tour twice, if you do the trails bring giant mosquito repellent. Watch for the MANY alligators which look like logs on the side of the road. I saw the wood stork, ibis, egrets, caracara, red-winged black birds, night hawks, moorhens, watch for crabs and field mice crossing the road, try not to drive into the grass when passing if you don't have to for this reason, they like to hang out there.
Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and nature center operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. See saltwater aquariums showcasing the diversity of the Texas coast and tour the largest redfish hatchery in the world. Reservations required for hatchery tours. Hours for visitation are Tuesday through Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday 1-4 pm, Closed Mondays. Aquarium feedings Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. Free Admission and Tours.
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locals recommend
Sea Center Texas
302 Medical Dr
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locals recommend
Sea Center Texas is a marine aquarium, fish hatchery and nature center operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. See saltwater aquariums showcasing the diversity of the Texas coast and tour the largest redfish hatchery in the world. Reservations required for hatchery tours. Hours for visitation are Tuesday through Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday 1-4 pm, Closed Mondays. Aquarium feedings Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am. Free Admission and Tours.
For a small museum, it is jam backed with some cool information and exhibits. Definitely worth the stop. Has a movie room where you can see how Dow built Lake Jackson in the beginning for work housing and included social times. There is pictures of unique events - Like when the Lion escaped and ran down Palm Ln Street!
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
249 Circle Way
For a small museum, it is jam backed with some cool information and exhibits. Definitely worth the stop. Has a movie room where you can see how Dow built Lake Jackson in the beginning for work housing and included social times. There is pictures of unique events - Like when the Lion escaped and ran down Palm Ln Street!
We protect birds and their habitats around the Gulf of Mexico and beyond by engaging in research, conservation, and outreach. Visit our website to learn about our annual events, monthly bird banding, bird tours, and adopt a bird programs.
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
299 TX-332
We protect birds and their habitats around the Gulf of Mexico and beyond by engaging in research, conservation, and outreach. Visit our website to learn about our annual events, monthly bird banding, bird tours, and adopt a bird programs.
The Lake Jackson Historical Society holds tours at this site on the first Saturday of each month. That's the only day it is open. But, it is worth a visit if you are in the area on that day. You can see the outlines of a number of plantation buildings from Abner Jackson's sugar plantation, as well as more extensive ruins from the sugar mill. Hurricanes and the ravages of time destroyed most of it, but with what archaeologists have unearthed, you can get a sense of the magnitude of the site. Stop and reflect on the hundreds of slaves that were required to build and work the site, and you can appreciate that while this is interesting and important history, America is better today than it was in those "grand old days".
Abner Jackson Plantation Site
1030 FM 2004
The Lake Jackson Historical Society holds tours at this site on the first Saturday of each month. That's the only day it is open. But, it is worth a visit if you are in the area on that day. You can see the outlines of a number of plantation buildings from Abner Jackson's sugar plantation, as well as more extensive ruins from the sugar mill. Hurricanes and the ravages of time destroyed most of it, but with what archaeologists have unearthed, you can get a sense of the magnitude of the site. Stop and reflect on the hundreds of slaves that were required to build and work the site, and you can appreciate that while this is interesting and important history, America is better today than it was in those "grand old days".
Recent Review from Trip Advisor - This is a first class dive park with an indoor pool and dressing room facilities. I AM NOT A DIVER. I am however a swimmer who is very tired of pools. Mammoth Lake welcomes folks like me! This place has a history and was a huge sand pit so the water is clean and deep. Had a great swim. Show less
Mammoth Lake
Recent Review from Trip Advisor - This is a first class dive park with an indoor pool and dressing room facilities. I AM NOT A DIVER. I am however a swimmer who is very tired of pools. Mammoth Lake welcomes folks like me! This place has a history and was a huge sand pit so the water is clean and deep. Had a great swim. Show less
A 2.5-mile paved trail, winding along the east bank of the Brazos River, extends from this entrance to the north entrance. Dow Chemical Company donated this 240-acre tract to the City of Lake Jackson to commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary. The sanctuary, with its extensive bottomland forests, is dedicated as a nature sanctuary. The bottomland forests along the Brazos River constitute one of the most important migratory vectors for landbirds in the United States. Millions of migrants pass through these woodlands each spring as they complete their trans-Gulf migratory journeys, although birders may detect only a miniscule ripple of this avian tidal wave.
Dow Centennial Bottomlands Park
93 Lake Rd
A 2.5-mile paved trail, winding along the east bank of the Brazos River, extends from this entrance to the north entrance. Dow Chemical Company donated this 240-acre tract to the City of Lake Jackson to commemorate the company’s 100th anniversary. The sanctuary, with its extensive bottomland forests, is dedicated as a nature sanctuary. The bottomland forests along the Brazos River constitute one of the most important migratory vectors for landbirds in the United States. Millions of migrants pass through these woodlands each spring as they complete their trans-Gulf migratory journeys, although birders may detect only a miniscule ripple of this avian tidal wave.
Fishing Charter
Cowboy Charters, is not your typical Freeport or Galveston fishing charter, it's a Gulf of Mexico deep sea fishing adventure! We are a full time first class deep sea fishing charter company that runs out of Galveston and Freeport. We run hard and fish further than the average Gulf Coast fishing charter companies out there.
Cowboy Charters
135 Shark Ln
Cowboy Charters, is not your typical Freeport or Galveston fishing charter, it's a Gulf of Mexico deep sea fishing adventure! We are a full time first class deep sea fishing charter company that runs out of Galveston and Freeport. We run hard and fish further than the average Gulf Coast fishing charter companies out there.
Affordable offshore fishing charters with no hidden fees or fuel surcharges. We offer shared charters for single of small groups and private charters for up to 24 people. We fish daily and year round which allows us to always be on the bite.
Oilfield Outkasts Charters
1011 Casko Rd
Affordable offshore fishing charters with no hidden fees or fuel surcharges. We offer shared charters for single of small groups and private charters for up to 24 people. We fish daily and year round which allows us to always be on the bite.
Nightlife
Great little place to eat and relax. Good if you're wanting a little bit of nightlife too.
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locals recommend
Pier 30
1601 TX-332
13
locals recommend
Great little place to eat and relax. Good if you're wanting a little bit of nightlife too.
Theatre/Arts
The Center has something for everyone to discover through art, science, theater, space and music! This attraction includes the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, BASF Planetarium, the 400 seat Freeport LNG Theater, the 200 seat black-box Dow Arena Theater, Brazosport Art League Gallery and Studio. The art gallery and museum are open 6 days a week and are always free! Minutes from the beach!
The Center for the Arts & Sciences
400 College Blvd
The Center has something for everyone to discover through art, science, theater, space and music! This attraction includes the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, BASF Planetarium, the 400 seat Freeport LNG Theater, the 200 seat black-box Dow Arena Theater, Brazosport Art League Gallery and Studio. The art gallery and museum are open 6 days a week and are always free! Minutes from the beach!
Golf Courses
The Widerness is a hidden gem just south of Houston. The course lives up to its name as you will see all types of wildlife while enjoying this challenging golf course. Driving range, putting greens and chipping greens help you get warmed up for this tree encased beautiful course. Watch out for the snakes and gators when near the water hazards! The ponds are their homes! Best leave your ball and take a stroke to move on. I highly recommend this course.
Wilderness Golf Course
501 Texas 332
The Widerness is a hidden gem just south of Houston. The course lives up to its name as you will see all types of wildlife while enjoying this challenging golf course. Driving range, putting greens and chipping greens help you get warmed up for this tree encased beautiful course. Watch out for the snakes and gators when near the water hazards! The ponds are their homes! Best leave your ball and take a stroke to move on. I highly recommend this course.
Kids
Seriously. There’s so much to do inside Urban Air that you might have to come back for a second visit. Once you’ve experienced the adventure park for yourself, you’ll see what we mean when we say we’re more than just a trampoline park. Young or old, tall or short, athlete or armchair quarterback – our attractions will help you defy gravity.
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park
Seriously. There’s so much to do inside Urban Air that you might have to come back for a second visit. Once you’ve experienced the adventure park for yourself, you’ll see what we mean when we say we’re more than just a trampoline park. Young or old, tall or short, athlete or armchair quarterback – our attractions will help you defy gravity.