Out in the Wild: All About The Wilderness Golf Course

Nestled among beautiful greenery off of TX-332, The Wilderness Golf Course is a staple of Lake Jackson. The course was founded in 2004 and over the years has established itself as one of the best courses in all of Texas. Known as “Texas’ best kept secret,” the course was recently honored by the Golf Advisor – Golfer’s Choice list as the #1 public golf course in Texas and as #40 in the United States. In this blog, we tell you all about what this magnificent golf course has to offer!

Happy Anniversary Dairy Bar: The History of One of LJ’s Best Burger Joints

“To me you haven’t been to Lake Jackson if you haven’t visited the Dairy Bar. It has become a landmark of our history.” This sentiment held by one of the current owners of LJ’s beloved Dairy Bar, Mary Harnden, is one that has been felt by locals for decades. For nearly 70 years, Dairy Bar has been serving up delicious burgers, fries, chicken, and a plethora of frozen treats to the Brazosport Area. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the history of this legendary joint and how it’s stood the test of time.

DOWNTOWN: A Guide to Downtown Lake Jackson Nightlife – Social Distance Style

In the past few years, Lake Jackson’s nightlife scene has grown exponentially. Without losing its beloved small-town feel, downtown Lake Jackson has become a hub for fun, great food, and entertainment. Once full of stores and restaurants that closed earlier in the evening, downtown LJ has made room for some that stay open a little later and cater to the night owls. Look to this blog for a guide to LJ’s thriving downtown area, and how to enjoy it safely this summer no matter how you’re social distancing.

The Great Outdoors: The Best of Lake Jackson’s Parks and Outdoor Spaces

Tired of being cooped up inside? It’s time to get outside, get some fresh air, and enjoy all that Lake Jackson has to offer. For a change of scenery, Lake Jackson is blessed with an abundance of lush and green outdoor spaces for your enjoyment. A large part of Lake Jackson’s historic charm is the city’s majestic oak trees that grace the streets and its commitment to keeping the outdoor spaces beautiful. From the many hike and bike trails to the family-friendly parks, there’s an opportunity to enjoy nature at every curve. In this blog, we fill you in on all the ways to enjoy the outdoors in LJ while still keeping a safe social distance from others.

Taking Center Stage: All About The Center for the Arts & Sciences

Lake Jackson is a cultural jewel on the crown of the Texas Gulf Coast, and there is no better evidence of that than The Center for the Arts & Sciences. Housing five different arts and sciences organizations, The Center is owned and operated by the Brazosport Fine Arts Council (BFAC). BFAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that operates The Center and provides performance and exhibit space, marketing resources, and fundraising support to the groups. In this blog, we tell you about these fabulous five organizations and all of the fun, family-friendly events that they host year-round! 

Rumor Has It: Myth-Busting Lake Jackson Trivia

There is no doubt that Lake Jackson, Texas is a town steeped in history, between ghost stories, celebrity sightings, and unique street names. With this rich history, it’s easy to see how these stories could get exaggerated over time. But sometimes, things really are as good as they sound! In this blog, we verify and myth-bust some of the most common rumors about LJTX with help from The Lake Jackson Historical Association.

LJ Love: A Guide to the Perfect Valentine’s Day in Lake Jackson

It’s February, and we all know what that means! Love is in the air in Lake Jackson, Texas. From its scenic beauty, vibrant arts, culture scene, and cuisine, LJTX is a great place to be in love. That being said, it’s not always easy to figure out the perfect Valentine’s Day plans for you and your sweetie. In this blog, we give you some ideas about how to spend a perfect Valentine’s Day in LJ, no matter your interests.

All About Sea Center Texas

One of the many perks of visiting Lake Jackson is its proximity to the ocean. Located just 20 minutes inland from the coastline, LJ is in the perfect location for fisherman and beach lovers. But more than that, the sea informs much of the culture of Lake Jackson and makes it the ideal place to care for and observe sea life. That’s where Sea Center Texas comes in. Opened in 1996, Sea Center Texas is an extremely valuable and fascinating research and visitor center right here in Lake Jackson.

Getting Healthy in the New Year: LJ Style

So 2020 is here, and you likely have some new goals going into the new year! Did you know that the number one New Year’s resolution in the United States is to lose weight and/or commit to healthier eating? Well if that’s yours, Lake Jackson has plenty of options during your visit! In this blog, we give you all the ways to get healthy in the new year – LJ style!

Getting Down to Business: Lake Jackson’s Locally Owned Shops & Businesses

For most, eating and shopping are vitally important parts of an enjoyable, out-of-town experience. When it comes to unique, classy, and often delicious locally owned businesses, it doesn’t get much better than Lake Jackson, Texas. The downtown area of Lake Jackson alone hosts more than 25 locally-owned shops and businesses, making it the perfect place to “shop small” and then enjoy an amazing lunch or dinner afterwards. In this blog, we give you insider info into some of LJ’s favorite locally-owned spots!