Friendswood is a small city in the U.S. state of Texas, with a population of 35.805 residents, according to the 2010 census. Friendswood was founded in 1895 by the members of the Religious Society of Friends. Nowadays, Friendswood houses the Houston area headquarters for the Quaker Society. Although it is a small town, Friendswood has a lot of attractions, beautiful landscapes, types of accommodation and venues, which makes it a great vacation attraction, for short holidays or weekend getaways.
Top Attractions Within Friendswood
Timber Creek Golf Club is a wonderful golf facility located in Friendswood. The Friendswood golf club was carved out of oak and pine trees and conveys the golfer a feeling of peace, calm and serenity, that cannot be found anywhere else in the South Side of Houston. Regardless if you are a novice or an expert in golfing, The Friendswood Golf Club provides you with all the necessary items, from golf carts to golf clubs and other accessories.
Friendswood Sesquicentennial Swimming Pool. Come and splash in the Friendswood swimming pool. The depth of the pool goes up to five feet deep. Besides the adult swimming pools, there is also a children's swimming pool, where they can have fun and play in the water. There are also all kinds of slides and even playgrounds where children can enjoy themselves. The venue houses all the necessary amenities, such as restrooms, restaurants, bars and changing rooms.
Frank J Brown Heritage Museum and Barn is located in Friendswood and it is a replica of the first house build in the town. Some of the structural items from the original house were used in this structure. The first floor replicates how most of the houses at the time used to look. The second floor has been used for professional museum displays retelling the tale of the 50 first years in the history of Friendswood. There is also a 100 year-old barn that must not be missed, when you visit the Museum.