Clear Lake, which is also known as the Bay Area of Houston, has become a must-visit for both Houstonians and transients alike. Located near NASA’s world-famous Space Center Houston, this highly desirable residential area boasts a lively restaurant scene, a bevy of nature trails and parks, a burgeoning arts scene, and much more.
Dickeys Barbecue Pit, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Pappasito's Cantina, all are within walking distance of any one point in town. And, if you’re more keen on home cooking, HEB, Central Market, and Kroger can all be found in Houston’s waterfront hangout. And taking public transit from point A-to-B to run your errands is a breeze, as well.
Right across Clear Lake’s namesake body of water, the local-favorite Kemah Boardwalk features retro rides, relaxed waterfront restaurants, and picturesque views of the surrounding greenery. A visit to the enormous, uninterrupted Armand Bayou Nature Center and Reserve should sit high on any Houstonians to-do list.
Better yet, Clear Lake also boasts a well-accredit school system and growing employment landscape. Clear Lake High School, Falcon Pass Elementary, Space Center Intermediate are all high-ranking institutions, known for their state-leading curriculums. In that same breath, the University of Texas Medical Branch and CCISD are both currently experiencing second winds, steadily hiring more and more employees every quarter.
With its enchanting balance between city life and nature, not to mention it’s proximity to nearby Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico, it’s no wonder why 60,000-plus people call Clear Lake home.