|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Downtown Conroe (Neighborhood)
~0.17 miles from Conroe city center
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|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Heritage Museum of Montgomery
1506 Interstate 45 N Conroe TX - 936-539-6873
~1.26 miles from Conroe city center
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The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, a sesquicentennial project started in 1985, features exhibits chronicling the county's roots, from the lumber and oil industries to the everyday lives of Montgomery County residents. The Museum is housed in the historic Grogan/Cochran home, built in 1924.The Museum is composed of three permanent galleries including Glimpses of Montgomery County, featuring a time line chronicling the area's entire history, from prehistoric times to the building of Lake Conroe and The Woodlands in the late 1970's. The second gallery, Towns, People & Events, honors those who have impacted the county and distinguishes some of the first events for the area, such as the first county fair, the first telephone, etc. An important feature of the Museum is a replica of th...
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~7.63 miles from Conroe city center
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Lake Conroe is a 21,000 acre (85 km²) lake in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. Even though it is named Lake Conroe, only a small portion of the lake is in Conroe, Texas. Most of the lake is in Montgomery, Texas' and Willis,Texas' mailing address and their school districts. The lake lies on the West Fork of the San Jacinto River just west of Interstate 45 off of State Highway 105 in Montgomery and Walker counties. The lake runs through classic East Texas Piney Woods forests. Water quality generally is good, fairly clear, with an average depth of 20.5 feet (6.2 m), and a maximum depth of 75 feet (23 m). The controlling authority of the lake is the San Jacinto River Authority. The City of Houston owns a two-thirds interest in the lake; the SJRA owns one-third. The lake extends about 2...
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Downtown The Woodlands (Neighborhood)
The Woodlands TX
~10.31 miles from Conroe city center
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|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~10.32 miles from Conroe city center
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The Woodlands Mall is a two-story, enclosed shopping mall located in The Woodlands community and in unincorporated Montgomery County, Texas, United States, north of Houston. With a gross leasable area of 1,350,000 square feet, The Woodlands Mall is considered a super-regonial mall by industry definitions. The Woodlands Mall is managed by General Growth Properties.The mall opened in 1994, and was a joint development of Homart Development Company (the mall building subsidiary of Sears) and The Woodlands Corporation.The Woodlands Mall features four anchor stores: Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's, and Sears. In addition, the mall features a food court and several restaurants on the periphery. The mall was home to the Woodlands Children's Museum (formerly a Mervyn's department store), as well ...
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~10.83 miles from Conroe city center
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The Woodlands is a master-planned community of Montgomery County in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Its population was 55,649 at the 2000 census, a 90.5% increase over its 1990 population. As of 2009, the estimated population had reached approximately 90,000. Much of the development is located in the city of Houston's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), but small portions of The Woodlands extends into the ETJ of Shenandoah and Conroe. Plans for annexation of both the Houston and Conroe portions were once in discussion, but regional agreements have been set in place to allow The Woodlands to incorporate itself.The Woodlands is located 28 miles north of Downtown Houston along Interstate 45. Though it began as a suburban development and a be...
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~14.52 miles from Conroe city center
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|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Downtown Montgomery (Neighborhood)
~15.31 miles from Conroe city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~16.66 miles from Conroe city center
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Splashtown San Antonio is a water park located in San Antonio, Texas. Its most recent name was "Splashtown USA," and it was affiliated with Six Flags SplashTown in Houston at some point.Splashtown San Antonio opened in 1985 as Water Park USA. It was sold to Wave Management, its second owner, sometime in the late 1980s. Its third owner since it opened was Chrismari Inc. of San Antonio. Chrismari Inc. bought the park in 1991 and formed Surf San Antonio Inc. to manage the property, with Keith D. Kinney serving as president and general manager. International Theme Park Services Inc. announced in 2005 that it was looking for a buyer for Splashtown San Antonio. During 2006, Mr. Kinney bought out the other shareholders' interest in the property and became the sole owner.Splashtown features a ...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
North Harris College
2700 W.W. Thorne Drive Houston TX - 281-618-5400
~21.52 miles from Conroe city center
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Lone Star College–North Harris (formerly North Harris College) is a public community college, located in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, United States, adjacent to Houston and offering Associate's degrees and program certifications in over 60 fields of study. LSC-North Harris is a part of the Lone Star College System.
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
National Museum of Funeral History
~22.27 miles from Conroe city center
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It goes without saying that this destination is one of a kind. Opened in 1992, the National Museum of Funeral History has dedicated itself to the history and heritage of the undertaker. Sure, it's a little creepy, but that only complements the experience of discovering the some of the secrets of this relatively esoteric industry. Where else could you find an exhibit dedicated to Dr. Thomas Holmes, Civil War embalmer or a collection of vehicles specially designed to deliver the departed to their final resting place? The Museum of Funeral History's collection of artifacts, instruments and the like includes items from all over the world, and installations like the 1900s Casket Factory provide a historical perspective of the funeral industry. Not to be missed at the Museum of Funeral History i...
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~22.30 miles from Conroe city center
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Kingwood is a 14,000 acre (57 km²) master-planned community located in northeast Houston, Texas, United States. The majority of the community is located in Harris County with a small portion in Montgomery County. Known as the "Livable Forest," it is the largest master-planned community in Harris County and second-largest within the 10-county Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.Kingwood, founded in 1969, is being developed on Lake Houston by the Friendswood Development Company, headed by John Bruton Jr. The name is derived from the King Ranch,owned and operated by Kelly King, who, at one point owned the land, as well as from the Friendswood Development Company.
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
219 E Main St Humble TX - 281-446-2130
~24.50 miles from Conroe city center
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The Humble Museum collects and displays artifacts depicting local history and heritage, hightlighting oil, cattle, lumber, churches and everyday life in small town Humble and the surrounding area.The Museum was organized as a Bicentennial Project, and was dedicated on July 1, 1976. The original building was a replica of a one room schoolhouse and is located at 111 W. Higgins Street in Humble. A Museum Society and administrative board were set up to direct the Museum operations. Through the work and efforts of the first board of directors, a charter and state approval were secured.Local residents donated so many artifacts that the Museum soon outgrew the area. A building fund was started and community support, interest and encouragement made it possible for the Board of Directors to p...
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Iah Airport Area (Neighborhood)
~24.77 miles from Conroe city center
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George Bush Intercontinental Airport, (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH) is a Class B international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States serving the Greater Houston area. Located 20 miles (32 km) drive north of Downtown Houston between Interstate 45 and U.S. Highway 59, Bush Intercontinental is Texas's second-largest air facility—after Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport—covering an area of 10,000 acres (40 km²). The airport has scheduled flights to destinations in the United States and international destinations in Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, Mexico, South America, the Middle East and scheduled charter flights to Africa. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is named after George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States.George B...
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~25.22 miles from Conroe city center
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Willowbrook Mall is a regional shopping mall located in the Willowbrook area of Houston, Texas that opened in 1981. Located at the intersection of State Highway 249 and FM 1960, the enclosed, single-level mall houses 160 retail stores and five anchors. The mall is owned by General Growth Properties and among the five largest Houston-area retail developments based on net rentable area, ranking third in 2000, and is considered a major retailing center of northwest Houston. The mall targets 954,920 residents in the northwestern Greater Houston region, which is projected to increase to 1,104,755 residents within 5 years.The mall opened in 1981, during the rapid growth phase of northwest Houston during the early 1980s, with anchors Foley's, Joske's, Montgomery Ward, and Sears. The final two...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Pkwy Humble TX - 281-446-4140
~25.47 miles from Conroe city center
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|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~25.50 miles from Conroe city center
Hotels Close to Greenspoint
The Greater Greenspoint District is an 12-square-mile (31 km2) edge city in northern Harris County, Texas, United States. Portions of the district are in the City of Houston while portions are in unincorporated areas. The 2,000 acre edge city was a project of the Friendswood Development Company, a subsidiary of Exxon.Formed in 1991 by the Texas Legislature, the district is now home to more than 3,000 businesses, 55,000 employees, and nearly 90,000 residents. Currently the district, bordered by the Hardy Toll Road to the east, Airtex Boulevard to the north, Veterans Memorial Drive to the west, and West Road to the south, houses over 18,000,000 square feet (1,700,000 m2) of office and retail space.
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Sam Houston Race Park
~26.42 miles from Conroe city center
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Sam Houston Race Park is a horse racing track located in unincorporated northwest Harris County, Texas, United States. Built at a cost of approximately $90 million U.S. dollars and opened on April 24, 1994, the facility is the first Class 1 horse racing venue constructed in Texas. Sam Houston Race Park's largest attendance was recorded on July 4, 1999 when 23,324 people visited. The race park is considered fastest growing race track in America based on attendance over the past year. The race track hosts two live race meets annually. Thoroughbred horse racing is held each November through March. American Quarter Horse races are held from the end of June through September.
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Lake Houston (Neighborhood)
~26.88 miles from Conroe city center
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Lake Houston is a reservoir on the west fork of the San Jacinto River, 15 miles (24 km) northeast of downtown Houston, Texas, USA. The reservoir is the primary municipal water supply for the city of Houston and much of the surrounding area.Situated between the suburbs of Humble (pronounced Umble, with a silent H), Kingwood and Atascocita on the west bank, and Huffman and Crosby on the east, the south end of the lake is spanned by an earthen dam.The reservoir was created in 1953 when the City of Houston built the dam to impound a reservoir to replace Sheldon Lake, then the primary source of water for the city. The city sold Sheldon Lake to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for use as a waterfowl sanctuary and public fishing site.Lake Houston has been stocked with species of ...
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Sam Houston Museum
~28.41 miles from Conroe city center
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Attraction type: History museumhttp://www.shsu.edu/~smm_www/Address: 1836 Sam Houston Avenue Huntsville, TX 77340Tel: 936 295 1832
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Shell Houston Open PGA
~28.48 miles from Conroe city center
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Sam Houston State University
1803 Ave I Huntsville TX - 936-294-1111
~28.55 miles from Conroe city center
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Sam Houston State University (known as SHSU or Sam) was founded in 1879 and is a public university located in Huntsville, Texas. It is one of the oldest purpose-built institutions for the instruction of teachers west of the Mississippi River and the first such institution of its type in the State of Texas. It is named for one of Texas' founding fathers, Sam Houston, who made his home in the city. SHSU is part of the Texas State University System and has approximately an enrollment of 16,000 students. The institution is classified as a Doctoral Research University by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education and is the only university classified as such within the Texas State University System
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Hearts Veterans Museum
1600 Financial Plz Huntsville TX - 936-295-5959
~28.59 miles from Conroe city center
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The Veterans Museum of Texas strives to honor and recognize the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. The hands-on, educational museum provides space for the preservation of military memorabilia, artifacts and the history of past wars in effort to honor Americas veterans and educate generations to come.
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Hidden Valley (Neighborhood)
~28.86 miles from Conroe city center
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Hidden Valley is a neighborhood in north Houston, a triangle formed by the North Freeway, Veterans Memorial Highway, and West Mount Houston Road. Although located between heavily wooded areas to the north and south, the land here was treeless when it was developed, beginning in the 1960s. It is characterized by tract homes separated from the freeway edge by a row of large auto dealerships.Houston City Council District BAldine Independent School District (1 public school - Aldine ISD)1,335 properties in the neighborhood
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Houston National Golf Club
~29.03 miles from Conroe city center
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Gibbs Powell Home Museum
1228 11th St Huntsville TX - 936-295-2914
~29.05 miles from Conroe city center
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|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Us Army Reserve
920 Sam Houston Ave Huntsville TX - 936-295-3323
~29.20 miles from Conroe city center
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The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven uniformed services. The modern Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War. Congress officially created the United States Army on 3 June 1784 after the end of the war to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The Army considers itself to be descended from the Continental Army and thus dates its inception from the origins of that force.The primary mission of the Army is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities ... in support of the National Secur...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Samuel Walker Houston Center
1604 10th St Huntsville TX - 936-295-2119
~29.22 miles from Conroe city center
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The cultural center pays tribute to the life of Samual Walker Houston. It also offers insight into black life following the Civil War.Hobbies & Activities category: Historical museum
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
Texas Prison Museum
~29.59 miles from Conroe city center
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From their website:POPULAR EXHIBITS--Unique Audio ExhibitWe now have a most interesting audio display. Each side plays a different story. There is a storyboard on each side describing the person on the audio. There are pictures of the storyteller on a glass panel just above the storyboard. The visitor merely places the headphones on and pushes the “PLAY” button to hear some interesting stories out of the past.Currently one side is excerpts from an interview done in the 1960’s with a inmate Billy McCune, whose sentence had been commuted from death to life. The other side is excerpts from a visit by this same interviewer, Danny Lyon, with McCune as an ex-mate some 25 years later.Capital Punishment ExhibitFrom the time of Independence from Mexico until 1924, hanging w...
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Conroe|
~29.78 miles from Conroe city center
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Inwood Forest is a community in near-northwest Houston, Texas, United States. The surrounding areas associated with Inwood Forest include Oaks of Inwood and Inwood North.The community's landmark was the now defunct Inwood Forest Country Club, a private golf course on Antoine Drive. It is bordered by Acres Homes which is immediately to the east of Inwood Forest and Oaks of Inwood. A collection of apartment complexes serve as a counterbalance to the middle class housing in the area, starting just north of Antoine and Pinemont and concentrating through Tidwell, De Soto, Little York and Gulf Bank on Antoine Drive. It is located within a 30 minute commute from Downtown Houston, the Houston Galleria, and George Bush Intercontinental Airport.Apartment complexes are located to the north and so...