4 reasons why Conroe should be on your must-visit list for the Houston area

A first look at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Lake Conroe.
A first look at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Lake Conroe. (Courtesy of Heather McMichael Dartez/Facebook)

HOUSTON – Conroe might not be first on your mind for local, must-visit destinations, but as we learned, there’s plenty to see and do there that makes it so much more than a spot on a map.

Conroe was recently named one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation and it’s about 40 miles north of downtown Houston. Conroe isn’t without its laurels -- it was recently ranked No. 4 on Niche’s list of best places to live in Montgomery County. Niche gave the suburb an overall grade of A- after reviewing 12 categories including outdoor activities and nightlife.

But what are some of the area’s highlights for people who want to visit and stay? Check out these four exciting things Conroe has to offer:

Margaritaville Lake Resort

Everything you can do in Conroe is all in one place at Margaritaville Lake Resort. The island-inspired getaway is situated on the edge of Lake Conroe.

Amenities include watercraft rentals, a waterpark, par-71 USGA-certified golf course, pickleball, tennis, mini-golf and more.

Planning a staycation? Pro tip -- book your stay at the Texas Residents Rate.

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