Houston & Beyond Blog

Plan Your Weekend in Conroe

There’s plenty of fun to be had in Conroe, even if it’s not lake season yet! Check out a few ways we recommend spending a weekend, or a day trip, if you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a few moments of peace and quiet in one of our favorite nearby getaways. 1. Conroe Brew Pass Nestled among the pine forests of Conroe sit B-52 Brewing and Southern Star Brewing Company, two award-winning craft breweries that each boast a wide variety of cold brews and expansive properties…

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Experience Historic Conroe Texas

A day trip traveling north from Houston takes you down memory lane to the historic city that is Conroe, Texas. Conroe was established after the Civil War when a retired Illinois Cavalry captain came to Texas, hoping to make his mark in the lumber industry. His mark created an enduring legacy. In 1881, Isaac Conroe positioned his sawmill at the junction of the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroads in Montgomery County. This strategic crossroads paired with an ample supply of…

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Conroe is Texas' Newest Live Music Destination

Conroe, Texas is becoming a popular hangout for residents and tourists wanting to listen to live music. Conroe – Houston’s not so little secret anymore – is the fastest growing city in the United States and one aspect of the city that continues to grow is the nightlife. In December, 2018, the Texas Music office, Office of the Governor, designated Conroe as Texas Music Friendly City, making Conroe the 7 th city in the state and the first in the Houston area to be awarded this prestigious…

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New and Noteworthy Outside of Houston

We know you’re a regular at a restaurant or two. Or maybe you hit the same few shops when you’re in the mood to swipe your card. Well, it’s the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone! Here’s a list of a few openings just around the corner that may get you out of your rut. Conroe Conroe is the fastest growing city in the United States according to the US Census, and with that title comes some amazing new business! Sip and swirl reds and whites at Blue Epiphany Vineyards, Conroe’s first…

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