High Caliber Gun & Knife Show: February 22 - 23, 2014
At Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe, TX. For more information visit the Texas Gun Shows website!
Sam Houston National Forest
This beautiful park offers plenty to do, including hiking and other outdoor activities.
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (27 miles)
This beautiful pavilion is one of the world’s best places to watch an outdoor concert. From various symphony orchestras to alternative music, you’re sure to find a sound for everyone.
The Woodlands Mall and Town Center (27 miles)
Enjoy a complete range of shopping at the Woodlands Mall and Town Center. Everything from large department stores to small boutiques can be found on the gorgeous Woodlands Waterway.
Woodlands Waterway Mall
1201 Lake Woodlands Drive
Spring, Texas 77380
Houston Premium Outlets (34 miles)
With 120 premium outlet stores you will find impressive savings at Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Burberry, BCBG Max Azria, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, Elie Tahari, Kate Spade, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, True Religion and more.
29300 Hempstead Road
Cypress, TX 77433
Shooting Range (10 miles)
Practice your shot while relaxing in the great outdoors at Creekwood Shooting Sports. The club offers a variety of activities to help hone your aim.
2824 Highway 105 West
ARTS & CULTURE
Built in 1934 and located in downtown Conroe, approximately 15 minutes from La Torretta sits Crighton Theatre. This beautifully restored vaudeville-era theatre is the home base for productions by Stage-Right Productions, The Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, and The Sounds of Texas Music Series.
234 N. Main Street, Downtown Conroe
The Owen Theatre is an intimate venue that seats approximately 250 people and holds live performances. This building, which was originally built in the 1940’s, was recently renovated with a thrust stage, state of the art lighting and sound system. The venue is used by the Crighton Players who are the main tenants. The building is owned by the City of Conroe and dedicated to the arts.
225 Metcalf, Downtown Conroe
Heritage Museum of Montgomery County
The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County is located in the historic Grogan/Cochran home, which was 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 development of Lake Conroe and The Woodlands in the late 1970’s.
Heritage Museum of Montgomery County
1506 I-45 North, Conroe
Heritage Place Outdoor Theatre
Heritage Place Outdoor Theatre is an outdoor amphitheater featuring a summer concert series and a year-round calendar of events.
Downtown Conroe between Collins & Simonton Streets.
936.494.3820 (Parks Department) or 936.760.4608 (Downtown Director)
N.H. Davis Pioneer Museum
Featuring period vignettes with furnishings and accessories dating from 1840 to 1890, as well as Montgomery history and culture. Visit www.historicmontgomerytexas.com for additional details.
308 Liberty Street
Louis E. Wheeler Art Gallery
The Louis E. Wheeler Gallery offers a wide selection of Fine Art including: landscapes, seascapes and flowers, from Texas, the California Central Coast, Greece, Japan and other beautiful locations around the world. For more information about the artist and his work, please visit www.louiswheeler.com.
227 N. Main Street
Winery & Brewery Tours
Cork This! Winery
Cork This! is a boutique winery specializing in custom made wines created from the highest quality varietals. Their goal is to break down the traditional wine speak barriers and create an atmosphere where folks can relax, enjoy wine and, most importantly, have fun! When you visit Cork This! They will help you figure out which wines fit your unique palette. You can enjoy a glass or bottle on-site or purchase some to take it home with you to enjoy later. Better yet, you’ll have the opportunity to be guided through the process of making your own wine with a personally designed costumed label.
21123 Eva Street, Suite 100
Taste and tour this wonderful local winery and vineyard located in nearby Plantersville. The winery features a number of general tasting events as well as special events including, the Second Saturday Jam. \
9043 County Road 204
Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard (10 miles)
Retreat Hill Winery & Vineyard is open to the public every weekend for tours and tastings of select wines from their extensive wine list. Flights of six wines are available for $6.00. These wine flights are selected by their expert winemaker and typically include three white wines and three red wines. For a unique experience, flights often include tank samples from wine currently in the works, soon to be bottled.
15551 FM 362
Navasota, Texas 77868
Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail
Located between I-45 and U.S. Highway 290, the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail offers visitors spectacular views and award-winning wines in Southeast Texas.
Southern Star Brewery Co.
Located in Conroe, Texas, Southern Star Brewing Company provides Texans from the Houston area new craft beers to enjoy from our 10,000 square foot warehouse. Brewery Tours are held on Saturdays.
1207 N. FM 3083 E.
HIKING TRAILS & FORESTS
Montgomery County Preserve
71 acres of pristine bottomlands near the junction of Panther Branch and Spring Creek were preserved by the Legacy Land Trust. The preserve is home to beaver, rabbits and white-tail deer, in addition to unusual plant life such as Walter's Violets, which are not commonly found in this area.
1122 Pruitt Rd
West of I-45
W. Goodrich Jones State Forest
A 1,725-acre pine and hardwood forest, visitors to Jones State Forest, may enjoy tracking the red-cockaded woodpecker, which calls the forest its home. The forest is used as a demonstration and working forest, although it has become a popular area for the public to enjoy. Forest features include the Sweet leaf Nature Trail, a self-guided nature trail.
Southwest of 1-45 on 1488
Sam Houston National Forest
Visitors to the Sam Houston National Forest can pursue a variety of activities. Stubblefield Lake Campground is a fully developed camping area; if you prefer primitive camping, Kelly's Pond Campground is an excellent spot. Cagle Recreation Area and Scott's Ridge provide boat launches and the 140-mile Lone Star Hiking Trail is a fabulous spot for hiking enthusiasts.
Park Office - 2 miles west of I-45 on FM 1375