With so much to do so close to us, you may never want to leave.
Montgomery is the third oldest town in Texas and had its beginnings as a trading post in 1826. It has retained its charm and preserved its 19th century historic downtown! Montgomery is also the birthplace of the Lone Star Flag. Dr. Charles B. Stewart, who was also the first to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, designed the now iconic flag which flies proudly. The Historic District of Montgomery is located one block north of the intersection of Highway 105 and FM 149.
Extending 21 miles in length and covering 21,000 surface acres, Lake Conroe is the reserve drinking water supply for the City of Houston and offers clean, clear water for a large variety of recreation (boating, fishing, hunting, golfing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, pleasure boating, etc.).
Cork This! Winery is a boutique winery located on Hwy 105 right in the heart of downtown Montgomery. All wines are made on premise from the highest quality varietals. Visitors can taste wine, or enjoy a glass inside or outside on the extensive patio. The Winery is also a great place for teambuilding retreats, wine bottling parties, private celebrations or just an escape from the daily grind with friends. In addition, Cork This! specializes in custom labels for personal/corporate gifts, weddings, rehearsal dinners or special events.
Wolves can hear a sound as far as six miles away in the forest and ten miles away in open country. The wolf's sense of smell is 100 times greater than a human's; the wolf possesses as many as 200 million olfactory cells. The wolf has excellent peripheral vision and superior night vision making them exceptionally able to see movement.
Located within the heart of downtown Montgomery, Fernland Historical park is a unique hands-on educational park, bringing samples of early Texas architecture together with examples of early Texas life. The log homes and cabins presented within the park are some of the oldest remaining structures within Texas.
Waterpoint Marina is located in the Waterpoint Center on Highway 105 on the southern shores of Lake Conroe. This new 17-acre area offers an unprecedented blend of boutique shopping, waterfront restaurants, fish feeding pier and condominiums. Stroll along the waterfront Boardwalk and enjoy Starbucks Coffee, Marble Slab Ice Cream, CVS, Sam's Boat Restaurant, Double Dave's Pizza, County Line BBQ and more.
The only marina on Lake Conroe with a real personality.
The Sam Houston National Forest WMA has 161,508 acres with 47,609 acres in Montgomery County, 59,746 acres in San Jacinto County, and 54,153 acres in Walker County. The national forests in Texas were established by an act of the Texas legislature in 1933 that authorized the purchase of lands for the national forest system. The WMA is operated under a Memorandum of Agreement with the US Forest Service. Fishing, trapping, and public hunting of white-tailed deer, feral hog, waterfowl, dove, other migratory game birds, squirrel, quail, rabbits, hares, predators, furbearers, and frogs permitted. Other outdoor recreation opportunities include camping, hiking, bicycling, and wildlife viewing.
Travel back in time to a grand era of sumptuous hospitality and Victorian splendor as a guest aboard Southern Empress Cruises. The grandeur and charm of this authentic riverboat serves as an elegant setting for Sunday Brunch, a Luncheon on the Lake or a romantic evening of dinner and dancing.
The opulence of the 1800's is evident throughout this elegant paddleboat with features reminiscent of the Victorian era. An antique-style bar, custom-cut leaded and beveled crystal doors and windows, chandeliers, polished brass, solid oak carved moldings, and raised paneling compliment the grand interior of this gracious Southern lady.Authentic embossed tin ceilings and a rich setting of colors and textures that include wine and violet velour, damask linens, delicate lace and floral carpets add to the ambiance and charm of the Southern Empress.