Conroe, TX is located about 40 miles north of Houston. Named after Union cavalry soldier, Isaac Conroe, the city boasts one of the most beautiful lakes in the region, Lake Conroe. At just over 22,000 acres, the lake is perfect for watching sunsets beneath 100-year-old native pecan trees. Conroe has a nice small-town vibe with the diversity and entertainment of the big city. If you just moved here or are looking to visit, there is plenty to do.
If the beauty of Lake Conroe doesn’t lure you in, that is just the beginning of Conroe’s natural attractions. With sprawling hiking trails, agriculture, creeks and forests to explore, there is no telling how much time you could spend here.
This is paradise for outdoorsman, anglers, and birdwatchers alike. Enjoy world class fishing (bass, striper, crappie and more) hiking trails of all levels, and exquisite species of native and migrant birds year round.
If you are looking for Woody Woodpecker, you will likely find him here. This park is home to hundreds of endangered Red-cockaded Woodpeckers all habitating within the 1,733 acres of the wooded area. To round out your day, there is Sweetlife Nature Trail, several picnic tables and even horseback riding through the forest.
Seeking The Links?
If you’re itching to hit the links, you are in the right town! Conroe has EIGHT beautiful public golf courses and three private courses. The mild winters make year round Golf a part of life for Conroe residents and guests.
If you are a history buff, you will have plenty to look forward to in Conroe. Histroical buildings, parks, and museums can all be found within the city.
Downtown is the heart of Conroe. Come and experience beautifully restored historic buildings dating back as far as the early 1900’s.One of the few remaining Vaudeville Theaters in Texas, The Crighton Theater, calls downtown Conroe home. After catching a show, come and visit our assortment of exceptional bistros, pubs and fine art galleries showcasing Texas artists. There is plenty to shop as well; antiques are aplenty here as well as unique confections and trinkets.
The Lone Star Monument and Historical Flag Park
Come and celebrate Texas History at this state gem. One special sight you will want to see is a 14 ft bronze sculpture of a Texas Revolution Soldier, know simply as “The Texian. ” Sculpted by Conroe’s own Craig Campobella, it is also home to another famous Campobella original- a bronze bust of Dr. Charles B. Stewart, designer of the Texas State Flag. Also on display are the thirteen unique battle flags that flew over Texas during the fight for independence.
Conroe has plenty to do for the family, with over 100 restaurants, including the famous Whistle Stop Café, and unique fried, stuffed avocados from Los Cucos, you are sure to find something you enjoy. If you are feeling live music, we have over half a dozen live music venues showcasing local and national acts every week. The list of things to do in Conroe goes on and on. But don’t just take our word for it. Come and try out these great attractions for yourself! Know of any other fun things to do in Conroe? Let us know about them in the comments below.