10 Great Reasons to Move to Conroe
May 05, 2021
The Commute is Easy
Interstate 45 runs through the middle of Conroe and the Grand Parkway isn’t too far away. That translates to an easy commute to Energy Corridor employers, The Woodlands and Houston. So, you never have to worry about being late to work or home in time to take kids to soccer practice.
The Cost of Living is Low
Conroe has long been considered one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, but the cost of living has remained low — about 5 percent below the national average, according to NerdWallet.
Love water sports? Conroe is bordered by 22,000-acre Lake Conroe, giving you access to water and fun all year long. Boat, swim, ski, fish and more. When you’re done, dine at one of the many lakeside restaurants, including the new Margaritaville Lake Resort.
Don’t Forget the Forest
Lake adjacent is good, but lake and forest adjacent? For the dedicated outdoors person, that’s even better. Conroe borders Sam Houston National Forest and the W.G. Jones State Forest. Grab your hiking boots and explore the Lone Star Hiking Trail. The 96-mile trail is the longest continuous hiking trail in the state.
Shop, Shop, Shop
Whether you need to stop off for a quart of milk or want a fancy dress for an extravagant affair, you can find it in and around Conroe. Downtown Conroe boasts bustling boutiques and quaint antique shops. Drive 15 minutes down the road to enjoy upscale shopping in The Woodlands. For that quart of milk? The Kroger at 336 Marketplace has that and more.
The Food’s Good
Locally owned restaurants in Downtown Conroe make some of the best food in Texas. If you are looking for Texas BBQ, delectable seafood or traditional Mexican fare, you are sure to not only find it but never want to eat anywhere else again.
Yes, There’s a Nightlife
In the past, Conroe was described as sleepy — but not anymore! The city is home to three craft brewers — Southern Star, B-52 and Copperhead Brewery — as well as Blue Epiphany Vineyards and Bartlett’s Distillery. Don’t miss the live music at The Corner Pub.
Conroe is home to the gorgeous Crighton Theatre that opened in 1935 and has been delighting audiences ever since. Next door is Owen Theater, featuring delightful community theater productions. Art lovers should not miss the many local art galleries and the Art Bench Tour.
Kids Love It
Kids love Conroe because there are so many fun things to do! During the summer, all the cool kids are slipping down the water slide at the Conroe Aquatic Center. 7 Acre Wood is an imagination destination with ponies, a petting zoo and more.
Grand Central Park
We think one of the best reasons to move to Conroe is living in Grand Central Park. Here, you’ll find a gorgeous home, friendly neighbors, forested beauty right outside your door and our newest amenity, The Lake House. Plus, you get all the other advantages of living in Conroe, too.