Jewel in the Piney Woods
Conroe, located 40 minutes
north of Houston, is a favorite vacation destination for family fun, romantic
escapes and traveling professionals.
With new hotels opening
each year, it is easy to find excellent accommodations with the amenities that
fit your needs. The luxurious La Torretta Del Lago Resort recently opened along
the beautiful shores of Lake Conroe. It promises a unique experience in
ambiance and beauty.
Diversity is the key to
the success of Conroe. From the unspoiled beauty of the forests to the
excitement of watching a play or listening to a concert, visitors have so much
to explore, experience and enjoy.
Downtown Conroe is bursting
with history, live entertainment and attractions. With two indoor theaters and
an outdoor amphitheater-style venue, the possibilities for fun are endless.
Visitors to Downtown Conroe can enjoy plays, concerts, strolling through art
galleries, attending a festival or having drinks with friends at a pub or
restaurant. Complete the cultural experience of downtown by admiring painted
benches along the square that depict the history of Conroe. Learn more about
the history of the birthplace of the Lone Star flag at the Heritage Museum of
For those travelers who
want to get away from the city, Conroe offers a multitude of opportunities to
escape into the wilderness. The Sam Houston National Forest and the W. Goodrich
Jones State Forest offers hiking trails, camping areas, bird watching, hunting
for geocaches and much more. Whether you are a seasoned nature tourist or just
want to explore a little, Conroe has the adventure you are looking for.
The centerpiece of the
area, 22,000-acre Lake Conroe, is home to an abundance of wildlife and boasts
some of the best fishing around. It is also one of the most popular
recreational lakes in the Houston area providing tourists with the option to
fish, jet ski, kayak, canoe, relax or swim. Fishing guide services are
available to point fishermen in the right direction to catch the big one.
The fun does not stop
there. Tee off on one of Conroe’s golf courses. Conroe is home to eight public
golf courses with more than 162 challenging holes.
Pamper yourself by
spending the day bargain shopping at the Outlets at Conroe or one of the many
antique and resale shops in the area, or tickle your taste buds at one of
Conroe’s delicious local eateries.
Conroe is also a great
choice for your next event. It can be the beautiful backdrop for a wedding, a
place to team build or the gathering for this year’s family reunion. Conroe’s
most popular meeting space, the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center, is a first-class
state of the art venue that offers reasonable rates and a variety of facilities
to fit the needs of any event.
From the unspoiled beauty
of the Piney Woods to the excitement of Downtown entertainment, visitors have
so much to explore and experience.
To begin your adventure call 877-4-CONROE or visit www.lakeconroetx.org.
Let’s just say your family
will thank you.