Set between beautiful rolling hills and dense pine and hardwood forests, Conroe is a dynamic city with plenty to see and do. Splash, swing, sample or strut your way through many of the town’s recreational opportunities that make for the perfect getaway. Looking for fun? Look no further than Conroe, Texas!
Splash into the action at Lake Conroe.
One of Conroe’s hidden gems with 22,000 acres of fun, this lake is a fan favorite for bass fisherman from all over the country. Swim, ski or boat your way across the cool ripples, or compete in one of the numerous fishing tournaments held annually. Be on the lookout for unique birds as this ideal southern location and moderate climate attract a variety of striking winged creatures. In fact, Conroe’s state and national forests and proximity to the Gulf provide birders an up close and personal view of 300+ different species of birds! After your day on the lake or on the shores, experience the first Margaritaville Lake Resort in Texas, opening summer 2020.
Swing a club at a round of golf.
Enjoy the challenge of the links at one of 10 picturesque golf courses in the Conroe and Montgomery area, ranging from public to semi-private offerings. The most well regarded of the courses is the Woodforest Golf Club at Fish Creek in Montgomery, which the Dallas Morning News ranked as the 15th best public golf course in Texas. The 27-hole Wedgewood Golf Course and the Grand Lake Golf Club are two of Conroe’s other well-regarded courses. Be sure to book your tee times for these three facilities on each golf course’s website as they are quite popular by visitors and locals alike.
Sample culinary treats and craft beverages.
Eat the best Tex-Mex and BBQ that Texas has to offer, as well as more inspired cuisine at the many different eateries in Conroe. If you love craft beer, then you’ll love Conroe. The brew masters at B-52 Brewing Company, Copperhead Brewery and Southern Star Brewing have the recipe for delicious beer and have been impressing guests for years. Both breweries offer everything from India pale ales to stouts as part of their regular and seasonal lines. These tasty beers can be sampled at either brewery’s tasting room, with tours available at both breweries on Saturday afternoons.
Conroe is also home to Bartlett’s Distillery, which distills whiskey and rum. Their spirits are created in very small batches, providing a uniqueness not found with larger distilleries. Be sure to try Bartlett’s rum, made with “Panela” or whole unprocessed evaporated sugar cane juice. This special ingredient is key in giving their rum products wonderful sugar cane flavors that you’re sure to enjoy.
For wine aficionados, Bernhardt Winery in Plantersville is an excellent option for a day trip. The winery, located about 25 miles west of Conroe, has an exciting concert and events calendar, and provides tastings and tours every day of the week but Monday. Blue Epiphany Vineyards is a real treat, founded by 4 local law enforcement officers over their love of wine. Their high-quality fine wines, made using old-world winemaking techniques, have earned the vineyard many awards since their recent opening.
Strut your best moves to the sounds of live music.
Dance the night away or sit, relax and enjoy the rhythm of live music nearly every night in the city. Whether it’s a local brewery, downtown restaurant, lake side venue, or one many festivals and fairs in Conroe, music is a big part of the entertainment scene. So much so, Conroe is the first city in the Houston area to earn the “Texas Music Friendly” accreditation from the Office of the Governor.
Fun is what you’ll experience in Conroe, Texas. Visit today to splash, swing, sample, and strut your way through all of it! Adventure Awaits!