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23 Things to do in League City in 2023

It’s time to discover all that League City has to offer! We’ve compiled a list of 23 things to do in 2023 to make the most of visiting League City.

Bite into a 5-pound Cinnamon Roll

Bonnie’s Donut has become a local favorite for their humongous 5-pound cinnamon rolls and delectable donuts of all flavors and shapes. We suggest ordering in advance, since each batch takes about two hours to make, but the wait is worth it.

Explore the Great Outdoors

Immerse yourself in nature while exploring League City’s scenic parks and trail systems. Visit Heritage Parkand spend the day basking in the sun with the turtles at the turtle pond. Or stop by Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside to walk the hike and bike trails, with waterfront views on one side and lush foliage on the other.

Have a Tea Party

Clink your china teacups together and sip tea daintily at Holly Berry Tea Room. Tucked away in the historic homes of Founder’s Square, stop by for tea, sandwiches, snacks, and desserts while donning adorable hats and dress-up clothes that are available to everyone.

Enjoy Seaside Dining

Feast on fresh Gulf seafood at waterfront restaurants all around League City and Bay Area Houston. Offering incredible food and the best views, waterfront dining is a local favorite in League City.

Paddle on the Creek

Big smiles and miles of water await on the Clear Creek Paddle Trail. This trail expands over 5.5 miles of waterway from Lynn Gripon Park at Countryside all the way to Heritage Park and is teeming with wildlife that lives around the creek, including wading birds, alligators, and deer.

Find Hidden Treasures

Go treasure hunting through the hidden gems of the city with League City’s GeoTour. Hunt for caches and prizes along the waterfront, beyond the trees and trails, and through some of our most-beloved scenic spots in the city.

Take a Pottery Class

Spin the (pottery) wheel and let your creative energy flow at the Ceramic and Pottery Center. Choose from ready-to-paint pottery, glass fusing, pottery wheels, clay projects, and more.

Experience the Night Life

Bay Area Houston’s night life thrives on good drinks, live entertainment, and hearty food. Try local favorites Craft 96, Opus Bistro & Steakhouse, King’s Bierhaus, Schafer’s Coastal Bar & Grille, Barge 295, and CABO Clear Lake.

Make a Splash

League City is a waterfront community with countless recreational opportunities to make the most of waterway adventures. Flip through the new Water Recreation Guide, your guide to Bay Area Houston’s–League City included–creeks, lakes, and ocean.

Book a Staycation

A luxurious weekend awaits at South Shore Harbour Resort. Book a staycation at the full-service waterside resort, complete with spacious, contemporary guest rooms, a marina-side pool (with a swim-up bar and private cabanas) and local restaurants right inside its doors.

Snap a Picture-Perfect Selfie

One of the most scenic locations in League City, Helen’s Garden features blooming flowers, bubbling fountains, ivy arches, and wooden benches, all perfect props and backgrounds for the picture-perfect selfie.

Take a Historical Tour

Discover the Historic District, with its sprawling oak trees, quaint shops and boutiques, restaurants, historic homes, and one room schoolhouse museum. The League City Historical Society frequently offer fun walkabout tours through the Historic District.

Cast a Line

Fishing dreams come true at Rustic Oaks Park. After venturing down a hidden walking trail, cast your lines into a scenic fishing pond stocked by Texas Parks and Wildlife, and lush with foliage and birds.

Dozens of charming boutiques and specialty shops are sprinkled throughout League City, making the town a great shopping destination. Here, you will discover unique treasures and gifts, gourmet food, locally crafted jewelry, and high-end fashion.

Bite into Fluffy Pancakes

A local favorite, Red Oak Café serves up enormous pancakes, fluffy Belgian waffles, and hearty meals that are sure to leave you smiling. Visit the family-friendly restaurant at 6011 W Main St., League City.

Flock with the Birds

Located inside the Clear Lake Loop of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, League City is a hotspot for birding and birders both beginner and experienced. Choose from diverse ecosystem locations within and around League City to explore the birding hub.

Cool off with Hawaiian Shaved Ice

Kahuna Joe’s Hawaiian shave ice specialties with hand-made fruit syrup flavors and ice cream are the perfect treats on Texas’ sunniest days. Kahuna Joe's is recognized as one of the Houston area's best Hawaiian shave ice destinations.

Unwind with a Deep Tissue Massage

Pamper yourself at the Spa and Wellness Center at South Shore with cleansing facials, body wraps, couples’ massages, and even acupuncture treatments that refresh and invigorate.

Sail Away on Wine Cruises

Come aboard captained wine charters with Billy’s by the Bay for a 90-minute voyage complete with assorted artisan snacks, gourmet chocolate, and wine or non-alcoholic beverages.

Pose in Front of Colorful Murals

League City’s vibrant art scene includes bright and colorful murals painted by local artists scattered around town, where you can pose in front of them and snap a photo for memories.

Become a Warrior Viking

Release your inner Viking at Axe Masters, where aim is the name of the game at this family-friendly, indoor axe throwing facility that will have you feeling like the legendary warrior you were meant to be.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Cupcakes

Looking for something sweet? Craved Creations and Cupcake Cachet are favorites among the locals and both establishments offer unique twists on cupcakes, cookies, and other scrumptious desserts to sink your sweet tooth into.

Attend a Year-Round Event

White Linen Nights, Fireworks Extravaganza, the Harvest Festival, Trick-or-Treat in the Park, and Hometown Holidays are just some of the year-round events League City throws for the community, and everyone is invited!

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