Texas began in this first Capital of Texas Coastal Area! Livelihood continues to flourish among the wildlife and hearty oaks not far from schools and businesses. Local festival include the Mosquito festival in Clute, Alvin’s Hometown Festival, Pearland Wine & Food Festival, and the No Name Festival in Brazoria. Brazoria and Matagorda Counties offer the best county parks in the state of Texas. Some of the county parks offer cabin rentals and RV parks right on the beach. Rest and relaxation are easily found in the evening solitude or morning time beach walks near the Gulf of Mexico.