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Top 10 Things to Do in Montgomery County

There is so many things to do in Montgomery County. With temperate winters and gorgeous spring weather, you can enjoy the sights all year round. If you’re new to the area or just in need of a little inspiration, this is your essential guide!

Seasonal Activities

Many activities and destinations in Montgomery County are seasonal, or annual.  For example, the Texas Renaissance Festival runs from the end of September to November but is a must-see if you’re in the area. Make sure you do your research to avoid missing out on seasonal activities, events or races!

1) Fantastic Barbecue

Enjoy mouth-watering Texas barbecue made in a custom built smoker at The Meating Place, located in Pinehurst. Weekly specials include brisket tacos on Tuesday, ribs on Wednesday, three meat Thursdays and Frito pies on Friday. See the full menu for all their offerings!

2) 7 Acre Wood

Located in Conroe, 7 Acre Wood features a petting zoo, putt-putt golf course, western play town, playground, gigantic sandbox, rope slide, horseshoes and much more! There’s fun for the whole family.

3) The Historic Depot

The Magnolia Historical Society manages and maintains the Historic Depot Complex, located on Melton Street. The complex includes the historic doctor’s office and barbershop, an antique sawmill, a Southern Pacific caboose and the Magnolia Depot Museum.

4) High Meadow Ranch Golf Club

High Meadow Ranch Golf Club the premier daily fee golf facilities in Magnolia. Built around the majestic beauty of rustic Texas countryside, High Meadow Ranch Golf Club features a huge clubhouse and practice facilities, in addition to the breathtaking courses.

5) Lake Conroe

Lake Conroe is a 21,000-acre lake extending 21 miles. Enjoy a variety of water sports, and take advantage of everything The Waterpoint Marina has to offer. Rent a luxury yacht, paddleboards for the family or a party boat for your family reunion. You’ll never run out of things to do on Lake Conroe.

6) The Game Preserve

The Game Preserve Arcade is located in Spring and houses hundreds of new and classic arcade games. With the daily or monthly passes, you avoid the hassle of tokens.  Just walk up to any game you choose and push start. Enjoy the classic 80’s and 90’s arcade experience!

7) Sam Houston National Forest

The forest contains 163,037 acres and offers extensive hiking trails, campsites, recreation areas and breathtaking scenery. Canoes and paddle boats can be rented at Double Lake, and countless picnic areas provide the perfect setting to stop for a snack.

8) Heritage Museum

The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County is housed in the Grogan-Cochran home. These two families owned and operated 25 sawmills since 1917. The Heritage Museum tells the story of early settlers to Montgomery County, offering a glimpse into pioneer life.

9) Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary

Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary is a non-profit facility that provides rescued wolves and wolfdogs with a safe, loving home. Since 2002 they’ve welcomed thousands of visitors to their facility, located in Montgomery. Tours are available by appointment only.

10) The Showboat Drive-In Movie Theater

Enjoy a double feature every Saturday and Sunday night at the Showboat Drive-in.Enjoy buttery popcorn and snacks at the concession stand, and have a night under the stars with friends and family.

Food and Fun in Montgomery County

Texas is well known for some of the best food, entertainment, and music in the country. Montgomery County embodies all of these things, offering something for everyone. Spend a day exploring the history of the region, then load up on barbecue and baked goods at The Meating Place!

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