Greater Conroe Attractions
Leisure Lane not only offers year-round relaxing and enjoyable on-site activities and amenities; it also provides easy access to many nearby attractions. No matter the time of year, there are many exciting things for everyone to do. Check out some of our guests’ favorite destinations.
7 Acre Wood
Enjoy your day at a 7 1/2 acre old-fashioned park, sure to bring fun for the entire family! Visit the petting zoo, mini golf course, western play town, huge playground, gigantic sandbox, rope slide, horseshoes and much more.
Located east of I-45 (exit 87B) on Candy Cane Lane, the Aquatic Center provides classes and recreational swimming for ages 6 months and older.
Carl Barton Junior Park
Located at 2500 S. Loop 336, this 201-acre park offers, hiking, athletic fields, play grounds, picnic tables, gazebos and more.
The lake provides a summer full of fun for the locals in the region. Take the boat out for tranquil fishing, or gas up the jet skis for exhilarating fun. There are many amazing lake-front restaurants to choose from as well.
From the ultimate in casual dining the candle-lite bistros, Conroe has a restaurant that caters to whatever you’re craving. Dine-in, take-out, breakfast to midnight snacking, it’s all here.
- Buffalo Wild Wings (936) 760-9995
- Carmelita’s (936) 539-3323
- Chick-Fil-A (936) 441-4480
- Chili’s (936) 494-2535
- Cilantro’s Mexican Grill (936) 856-6200
- Conroe’s Incredible Pizza Company (936) 441-2222
- Crescent Moon Wine Bar (281) 364-9463
- Culvers of Conroe (832) 725-9346
- Dicky’s Barbeque Pit (281) 650-7941
- East Buffet Chinese Restaurant (936) 760-1007
- El Charrito (936) 718-6623
- Fajita Jack’s Mexican Grill & Cantina (936) 588-3340
- Fish Tales (832) 647-0964
- Kona Ice of North Conroe (936) 756-5662
- La Torreta Lake Resort & Spa (936) 448-4400
- Mama Juanita’s Mexican Restaurant (936) 582-0460
- Manny’s BBQ & Grill (936) 494-3510
- Margarita & Peppers Mexican Grill & Bar (936) 788-1408
- Margarita’s Mexican Grill (936) 756-8771
- McKenzie’s Barbeque & Burgers #3 (936) 582-7444
- McKenzie’s Barbeque/Frazier (936) 539-4300
- Outback Steakhouse (936) 760-4329
- Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers (936) 760-7744
- Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant (936) 441-0440
- Russo’s New York Pizzeria (936) 539-5900
- Ryan’s Steakhouse (936) 756-2442
- Saltgrass Steakhouse (936) 441-2112
- Sisters Café & Catering (936) 494-0119
- Smokey Mo’s (936) 441-2323
- Taco Cabana (936) 756-5599
- Tavistock Freebirds (936) 756-1830
- The Cheese Course (832) 246-8885
- The Pizza Shack (936) 449-9009
- The Red Brick Tavern (936) 539-2000
- Vernon’s Kuntry B-B-Q (936) 539-3000
- Vernon’s Kuntry Katfish (936) 760-3386
- Whataburger (936) 756-5111
- Which Wich Superior Sandwiches (936) 588-0800
- Wild Ginger Japanese Steakhouse (936) 788-9988
- Yummy Yummy Willis (936) 890-8899
Conroe offers live theatre and music venues along with movie theaters, bowling, shooting ranges, and much more.
- Alamo Station (312) 972-5086
- Conroe Symphony Orchestra (936) 760-2144
- Fernland Historical Park (936) 597-6434
- Rainbow Roller Rink (936) 539-6646
- Crighton Theatre (936) 441-7469
- St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary (936) 597-9653
- Tejas Bingo (936) 760-7628
- Texas Renaissance Festival (281) 356-2178
- The Corner Pub (936) 788-2390
Events & Festivals
The Conroe area features many events sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, The Conroe/Lake Conroe Visitors Center located at 505 West Davis Street. Some of the largest are the 4th of July Parade, Conroe Crawfish Festival, Texas Renaissance Festival, Lake Conroe Festival of Lights, and many more.
Numerous private and public golf courses are located within the Conroe, Lake Conroe, Magnolia, Montgomery, and Woodlands areas. Listed below are a few to check out.
Cynthia Woods Mitchel Pavilion
This open-air entertainment venue is known for its world-class entertainment. From March through December the Pavilion presents concerts from rock to country, classical to jazz, opera to the annual Children’s Festival, and is the summer home for The Houston Symphony.
Ice Skating Rink
The 21,000-square-foot permanent multipurpose facility features ice skating in a main room with lighting, a state-of-the-art sound system, tables for parties and concessions.
If it is a sophisticated dining night out or a party for the kids, The Woodlands has the location close by to fit the bill. Take the time to enjoy a hamburger, an order of fried pickles, and a thick shake while bowling or playing skeet ball with the family on a lazy Saturday afternoon or host an anniversary party at any one of several up-scale restaurants complete with their own private dining rooms. While The Woodlands area has hundreds of restaurants, below is just a sampling of what can be enjoyed.
- America Restaurant (281) 367-1492
- Another Broken Egg Café (936) 273-2011
- Babin’s Seafood House (281) 296-8829
- Baker St. Pub & Grill (281) 368-7431
- Berryhill Baja Grill (281) 298-8226
- Bonefish Grill (281) 419-5055
- Brio Tuscan Grill (281) 465-8993
- Bubba T’s Cajun Kitchen (281) 419-6500
- Buca di Beppo (936) 321-6262
- BurgerFi (713) 389-5823
- Café Express (281) 298-2556
- The Cajun Stop (832) 559-7952
- California Pizza Kitchen (832) 791-4900
- Carrabba’s Italian Grill (281) 367-9423
- Chick-Fil-A at College Park (936) 266-0416
- Crabbydaddy Seafood & Steakhouse (281) 296-2722
- Craft Grill (281) 296-2722
- CRISP The Woodlands (832) 562-2520
- Culver’s Restaurant (281) 364-9595
- Denny’s (281) 367-5140
- Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse (281) 298-4200
- Fielding’s Wood Grill (832) 616-3275
- Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (281) 362-0103
- The Goose’s Acre Bistro & Irish Pub (281) 466-1502
- Grotto Italian Restaurant (281) 419-4252
- Honey Bee Ham & Deli (281) 364-9200
- Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen (281) 203-5650
- Jasper’s Restaurant (281) 298-6600
- Katz’s Express (936) 321-1880
- Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse (281) 362-1121
- Landry’s Seafood House (281) 368-9696
- Martinis & More (281) 296-8484
- Noodles & Company (281) 298-5642
- Olive Garden (281) 363-1288
- PF Changs China Bistro (281) 203-6350
- Russo’s New York Pizzaria (936) 273-6060
- Saltgrass Steakhouse (281) 298-7527
- Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen (281) 419-4242
- Thai Cottage (936) 271-0771
- Willie’s Grill & Ice House (936) 321-0065
Boredom is not a word used in The Woodlands area. Area entertainment includes The Main Event Center, The Waterway boating rides, public trollies meandering 3.2 miles to and from Tinseltown Cinema, the shopping venues, a public library, numerous area golf course, and the Cynthia Woods Pavilion. Listed below are just a few of the entertainment venues to keep everyone happy and busy.
- All Seasons Indoor Play Park (847) 431-7652
- Artrageous Studio (832) 844-7039
- Bear Branch Skate Park (281) 210-3950
- Cinemark 17 (281) 362-4340
- Cinemark at Market Street (281) 419-9639
- Class Act Productions (281) 292-6779
- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (281) 364-3010
- George Mitchell Nature Preserve (832) 474-8214
- High Ground Airsoft (281) 771-3126
- iFly Indoor Skydiving (281) 942-4359
- Main Event Entertainment (281) 355-5511
- Saddle River Range (936) 271-2620
- The Woodlands Children’s Museum (281) 465-0955
- Tinseltown at The Woodlands (281) 362-4340
- Topgolf (832) 200-0106
- WG Jones State Park and Forest – part of the Texas A&M Forest Service (936) 281-2261
Events & Festivals
The fun never ends in The Woodlands. Events and festivals are held spring, summer, fall, and winter. Residents and visitors can enjoy art and crawfish festivals, a sampling of the area’s restaurants at the Taste of the Town, live free concerts in two of the neighborhood parks, year-round holiday events with ice skating in Town Center capping off the Christmas festivities. The Woodlands is the host city for the Texas Ironman event along with the CB&I triathlon. Other athletic events sponsored by The Woodlands are The Woodlands Marathon and Thanksgiving Run thru the Woods. For a more comprehensive list of events and festivals, check out:
While The Woodlands is home to some of the most prestigious private golf clubs, there are also a number of public golf clubs a visitor to the area can enjoy. Throughout The Woodlands, there are seven courses including the Nicholas Course in Carlton Woods and the Fazio Course in Carlton Woods Creekside. So, if you’re not a member of one of these, within short driving distance are the following courses.
In and around The Woodlands are numerous shopping centers providing customers the best retail variety available. Between The Woodlands Mall and Market Street there are over 500 stores, restaurants, salons, movie theaters, and more. But those are only two of the shopping areas within The Woodlands. Along I-45 North and throughout The Woodlands, there are more than 75 additional retail areas with Hallmark gift and card stores, hardware stores, grocery stores, pet stores, shoe stores, Walmart, Target, and toy stores. Whatever is needed, it can be found in and around The Woodlands.
Wet’n’Wild Splashtown Water Park
Located just south of The Woodlands at 21300 I-45 North in Spring, Texas is the ultimate in wet and wild fun. Enjoy drifting along on the lazy river or barreling down the different water slides. There’s something for everyone!
At Topgolf, there’s no pressure to be good. Take a swing, score some points, share a laugh or an app, or just throw an epic party. Any way you play, it’s a great time for all.
Old Town Spring
Over 150 shops, restaurants, and art galleries line this historic town. Many of the original buildings, some over a hundred years old, now house places to buy antiques, collectibles, clothing, and gifts.
Inspire Rock Climbing
Inspire Rock is a family friendly and positive environments for fun, fitness and climbing. The gym features a Yoga studio, premium retail pro shop, and climbing specific training room for competitive climbers.
Old Town Spring is a quaint shopping, arts ‘n crafts, art gallery and dining historical destination. There is a wide variety of diners, restaurants, and bars dotting the community. For a more detailed list of these specialty locales go to www.shopspringtexas.com.
There are five major festivals in Old Town Spring every year. Starting in March with Texas Wine and Art Festival. April brings the wildly popular and famous Texas Crawfish and Music Festival. October ushers in the Autumn Art and Wine Festival and the ever-popular Pet Fest. Rounding out the year is Annual Home for the Holidays street and shop fair. Music and food play major roles in the fun and merriment at each event and festival. Groups visiting the area may take advantage of the walking tour around Old Town Spring provided by the Visitors Bureau, for a tour call 281-288-2355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For up to date information about events and festivals, click on the Old Town Spring Visitors Bureau at www.shopspringtexas.com/festivals-ots.htm.
There is no shortage of clothing boutiques; art galleries; craft stores; quilting shops; iron and wood working shops; potpourri and candle making shops; wine, designer food, and epicurean gourmet establishments. Up and down the main and side streets, shopkeepers bring out each season and holiday with decorations, music, and food. For a more detailed list of the shops and galleries, go to www.shopspringtexas.com.
Things To Do
Houston is a vibrant, international city with museums, a ballet, a symphony, and numerous professional sports teams. Attractions and events include the 2017 Super Bowl, the Houston Livestock and Rodeo in February, the Nutcracker Market in December, theatre and performing arts, the Houston Zoo, NASA Space Center, a multitude of shopping venues, plus so much more. There is something always going on for all ages and interests. To get an idea of some of the events and attractions, visit www.visithoustontexas.com/events.
- Cockrell Butterfly Center (713) 639-4629
- Hermann Park (713) 524-5876
- Houston Zoo (713) 533-6500
- James Turrell Skyspace (713) 348-4758
- Miller Outdoor Theatre (281) 373-3386
- Houston Museum District (Museum of Fine Arts, Children’s Museum, Health Museum, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Museum of Natural Science)