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Things to do in The Woodlands

The Woodlands is a booming master-planned community less than 30 miles north of Houston. With major corporations setting up camp within its boundaries, the development promises residents excellent career opportunities. The Woodlands also offers a world of excitement with its exceptional dining, shopping, and entertainment hotspots.

Here are some of the most worthwhile things to do in this award-winning district:

  1. Play golf at championship-caliber courses

  2. The Woodlands is home to two high-profile country clubs: The Woodlands Country Club and The Club at Carlton Woods.

    The Woodlands Country Club has been the venue for the PGA Champions Tour’s Insperity Invitational tournament since 2008. Designed by renowned golf course designer Robert von Hagge, the Club’s Tournament Course makes the most of The Woodlands’s tranquility and golf-friendly climate to offer ideal playing conditions.

    The Club at Carlton Woods boasts a pair of acclaimed courses, with excellent clubhouses complementing each one. One is the Signature Course designed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus, which has received rave reviews since its opening in 2001. The Tom Fazio Championship Course realizes the vision of one of the game’s most highly regarded course designers on the rolling Spring Hills.

  3. Experience the Woodlands Waterway and Waterway Square

  4. Offering a singular central location to experience several of The Woodlands’s recreational highlight, head to the Waterway Square entertainment district. Enjoy an eclectic mix of hotspots, from an entire block’s worth of gastronomic delights, to the community’s top entertainment venue, to various shopping outlets.

    Below are some of the highlights from the Waterway area:

    • Restaurant Rowin Hughes Landing offers a wide range of eateries that cater to every taste. It boasts both homegrown restaurants and well – known chains that represent different types of global cuisine. Its location near the northern tip of Lake Woodlands provides elegant views to accompany great meals.
    • The Woodlands Mall has two stories of enclosed commercial space that houses more than 160 retail outlets. It’s a popular shopping destination that draws crowds from all over Montgomery County and even as far as northern Houston.
    • The Waterway Cruiser is the ideal way to experience the entire stretch of the Woodlands Waterway. It’s a lovely way to spend a weekend afternoon or evening that showcases all the highlights of the district before dropping you off to your next destination.
  5. Watch an open-air ballet performance

  6. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is a must-visit destination in The Woodlands. This outdoor amphitheater is surrounded by lush greenery, creating a breezy and conducive atmosphere to enjoy first-class performances from the likes of the Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, and the Houston Ballet.Concerts from popular and contemporary acts, as well as educational outreach programs also take place at this acclaimed venue.

  7. Enjoy the outdoors

  8. Bond with the family or spend a weekend afternoon unwinding at the many outdoor recreation areas in The Woodlands. With almost 7,800 acres of green space, 130 neighborhood parks, and over 200 miles of hike and bike trails, this community spoils residents and visitors alike with numerous ways to enjoy the locale’s refreshing natural surroundings.

If The Woodlands is your kind of community, inquire about real estate options from Katherine Maher at 936-525-0095 or [email protected].