Crafted by the inspired architecture of players Jay Riviere and Dave Marr, the Golf Club at La Torretta Lake Resort is an 18-hole championship golf course. Del Lago spans 6,794 yards, encompasses over 50 bunkers and is complemented by scenic trees, waterfalls, fountains, and lakes. Enjoy daily fee play seven days a week, which includes the full practice facility, full locker rooms and clubhouse, and grill. Semi-private membership opportunities, tournaments and outings are available all year round.
Just a few minutes drive away from Montgomery, the Sam Houston National Forest is a real delight for all of those who love nature. Go alone or take your family with you, you will surely have a great time. Take a relaxing walk, spend some time out camping, hiking or just watch the world go by.
Less than an hour drive away from Montgomery, a huge amusement park will appear in front of your eyes. Roller-coasters, water rides, steam train, daily entertainment shows and living museums are just a few of all the things you can experience when visiting Grand Texas Theme Park - fun for the children of all ages.
Spend your spare time on the water. Rent a boat from Nauti-Dayz Boat Rentals in Montgomery and enjoy your day with your friends and family on Lake Conroe. Waverunners, Pontoon boats and ski boats are among the choices. Life jackets and fuel are included in the price.
With good reason, The Spa at La Torretta is highly ranked as a favorite outing for Montgomery visitors. Siphoning their own piece of a supernal ambiance for your relaxation, The Spa offers several rituals. The first of which is the pre-treatment: prior to facials and body scrubs, soak in the steamed, eucalyptus-filled Haman and traditional bath houses. Comprising the Haman are exotic tropical oils, fragrant herbs, and allaying volcanic clays from Java, Bali, Thailand, and other meditative countries. Following the Haman explore the Shiatsu Massage chairs, Zen-inspired garden, Relaxation Lounge, changing room, and Signature Shower Experience.
As the brainchild of Houston businessman Thomas W. Blake, the golf course at Blaketree National Golf Club is a marquee facility in Montgomery. Open for daily fee play from Tuesday to Sunday, Blaketree specializes in group outings. Tee times begin at 7am, spaced 10 minutes apart, with a typical round played in 4 hours and 15 minutes.
Saint Francis Wolf Sanctuary’s mission is to care for rescued, non-releasable wolves and wolfdogs. Having often been rescued from dismal circumstances, the animals now have a stable home for the rest of their lives–supplemented by radiant, loving, compassionate care. Saint Francis also enjoys educating the public on issues facing wolves and wolfdogs, as well as dispelling the myths surrounding these beautiful creatures. SFWS welcomes community organizations, groups, and individuals who wish to visit and learn about wolves and wolfdogs by appointment. Be sure to check out the website for bios on each of the animals!
Catch A Trophy Fishing Guide Service is a professionally licensed, highly rated guide for fishing trips and charters on Lake Conroe, Texas. They feature day, night, and large corporate trips, along with other specialty trips. Expect to find Hybrid Stripers, Trophy Catfish, Crappie, and Largemouth Bass.
The Walden Racquet Club is Lake Conroe's premier tennis facility, offering 12 outdoor courts and 4 covered courts, with an additional 8 lighted courts for evening play. Take advantage of the full-service Tennis Pro Shop and find the top brands of rackets, tennis shoes, and the most recent trends in tennis and fitness apparel. Club amenities and services include weekly adult clinics for every level of play, weekly women and men's leagues, individual and semi-private lessons, a teaching staff of three USPTA Certified Tennis Professionals, and much more.
Fernland Historical Park is the home to Montgomery’s early architecture, as well as the general architecture of the era. Fernland Historical Park's mission is to display early examples of homes and log cabins, while instating a museum and educational center that will involve and improve Montgomery’s residents.
The N.H. Davis Pioneer Complex and Museum displays period furnishings and memorabilia in a pioneer home. Originally owned by a lawyer who built the first section in 1851 from logs, the Museum is a pride attraction of Montgomery. A replica of the original sketch of the Lone Star Flag and the Republic of Texas seal are both found within the home.
The Cozy Grape does well to fulfill its mission of being “the ‘it’ place in historic Montgomery”. Located in Historic Downtown Montgomery, the Cozy Grape is a romantically casual Wine Bar and Bistro. Sip on fine drinks from a selection of local and Texan wines and beers, in addition to international names. The menu traverses across home style comfort cuisine to sophisticated entrées. Aside from delicious meals, feel free to choose from the Cozy Grape’s selection of cheese trays to complement your wine or port. Dine under the stars in the covered patio.
Giovanni's Continental Cuisine is located near Lake Conroe in a small strip mall off Highway 105. The humble appearance is a misrepresentation of the phenomenal fare, however: traditional Italian cuisine gives way to dishes like the Chicken Artichoke, Fettuccini Alfredo with Shrimp, and the homemade Bruschetta. Whether searching for a relaxing dinner with friends or a homey date for two, Giovanni’s is the place to be.
The Kaiserhof has been Montgomery’s marquee restaurant for German fine dining spanning over a decade. From their location beside Lake Conroe, The Kaiserhof is under the helm of Chef Michael de Beyer and his wife Rosi. Enjoy authentic German cuisine as well as Continental entrées. The German menu is supplemented by a wealth of international dishes, such as carpaccio, Spanish paella, penne gorgonzola, steaks, and seafood. The drinks menu features German draft beers, wine, and a full-service bar.
Named for the horse ridden by Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, 7 Leguas strives to make you feel like “mi casa es su casa.” With family recipes that lend to a stunning Fajita entrée and premium Margaritas, 7 Leguas is a hometown favorite. Other menu items include Spinach Enchiladas, Lalo’s Special and Shrimp Diablo.
Romance comes complimentary to every dish and glass of wine at The Walden Yacht Club’s Commodore Dining Room. Positioned overlooking beautiful Lake Conroe, the restaurant features candlelight dinners, dancing to live music, and delicious food. There is a "Private Wine Room" for groups of 8 to 12 people. The menu showcases craft dishes, such as Sicilian Chicken Salad, Beef Wellington Nouveau, Sea Bass Da Vinci, Shrimp Picayane, and more. Reservations are recommended and children are welcome.
Old Montgomery Steakhouse is a favorite restaurant for Montgomery visitors. The dining gem is family-owned and operated, guaranteeing expert service and a highly selective meat-purchasing routine. The steaks are therefore premium in cut, quality and freshness—translating to succulent bites each time. Other menu items include beef fajitas, chicken salad, chef salad, fried mushrooms, burgers, beef vegetables, and pizza.
Ransom’s Steakhouse & Saloon is as Texan as they come, with premium steaks, great bar selections, live bands, and a spacious dance floor. There’s even the world’s largest mounted Texas Longhorn, “El Jefe,” measuring almost 97 inches tip to tip. Ransom’s offers the flavors of Texas through their selection of meats, cheeses, and wines. Enjoy a full bar with live local musicians on weekends.
Founded nearly 30 years ago in Willis, Texas, The Pizza Shack was established as a heartfelt effort to reclaim the East Coast’s cuisine while remaining in Texas. Family-owned and operated, The Pizza Shack quickly expanded to become a well-known restaurant in Montgomery. The menu is traditional Italian, with appetizers, soup and salads, pasta, chicken, seafood, calzones, subs, sandwiches, burgers and of course, pizza.
Rico's Mexican Grill is for those seeking authentic Tex-Mex cuisine in a laid back, welcoming environment. The entrées are dancing in spices and flavor while the margaritas take the crown as the best in town. Whether joining them for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee or just drinks, Rico’s offers a variety of dining options. Choose to relax in the dining rooms or patio, or look to the full bar for a fun conversation. For an intimate evening, dine in the private banquet room. Live entertainment is featured most nights as well.
Straight from the Hunan province of China and to your plate in Montgomery, Texas is the Hunan Village Restaurant. Striving to bring the best of authentic Chinese cuisine to Montgomery, Hunan Village is even among the select few who serve Certified Angus Beef in their entrées. Enjoy appetizers, soups, salads, Asian noodle soup bowls, Chef Specialties, and other House and Traditional dishes.
Located near Lake Conroe is the family owned and entirely authentic Mexican restaurant The Big Sombrero. For both lunch and dinner, enjoy Tex-Mex dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, burritos, nachos, and fajitas. The locals' favorite entrees include the Dirty Taco Salad, Shrimp Fajitas, the Stuffed Avocado Dinner, Tamales Supreme, and the infamous Chicken Diablo. Families with children are more than welcome with their Kid's Menu. For adults, The Big Sombrero has Happy Hour Monday through Friday with a Full-Service Bar and televisions.
Little Tokyo Japanese Cuisine is all the rave when it comes to serving genuine Japanese fare with a great value and customer experience. Providing a diverse menu, Little Tokyo serves sushi, tempura, noodles, soup, and much more. The establishment is family owned and operated.
Thai Wok In & Carry Out is family-owned and operated and eager to give the city of Montgomery the best of authentic Thai cuisine. Open Mondays through Saturdays, Thai Wok features appetizers, soups, salads, curry dishes, wok stir-fry dishes, noodles, fried rice, and an independent lunch menu.
In addition to genuine Mexican fare in a cantina setting, Fajita Jacks boasts of live entertainment, events on their waterfront patio and dance floor, and an HDTV bar. Naturally, the Fajitas are the house special, but come for other fabulous entrees: Corpus Christi Shrimp, Jalapeno Cheeseburgers, and more—all paired with their famous Margaritas. On your way out, be sure to remember to request the FREE ice cream.
Serving breakfast from 7am until 11am daily, La Torretta Lake Resort’s Restaurant 157 serves American cuisine is the specialty of the waterfront venue (whose floor-to-ceiling windows create an abundance of vistas). For breakfast, enjoy a selection of breakfast, continental and healthy buffets, as well as traditional plates like Eggs Benedict and Belgian Waffles.
Magnolia Diner is a fun, quirky 50’s style diner with locations in both Magnolia and Montgomery, Texas. The ingredients used are local and of the freshest quality, creating true home style Texan food. As a preview of the menu, here’s what to expect: Fruit Parfaits, Pork Chop and Eggs, Chocolate Strawberry Waffles, Western Omelettes, Huevos Rancheros, and more.
Phil’s Roadhouse and Grill is in the heart of Montgomery. They specialize in a wealth of American cuisines: Barbeque, Cajun/Creole, Southern, Seafood, Sandwiches, Burgers, and Steaks. Every Wednesday night is featured as steak night, with every Friday night designated for karaoke.
While not necessarily a café, Stone Mountain Gourmet Fudge is a great stop for sweets to supplement any cup of coffee or tea. Choose from craft fudges that have been the crux of wholesale retail to chocolate stores, gourmet shops, bakeries, coffee shops, vacation destinations, resorts and other retailers around the United States. Stone Mountain’s fudge is made with real butter and cream to create a perfectly smooth treat. Maple Walnut Slab, Chocolate Walnut Slab, Cookies and Cream Slab, White Chocolate Dark Chocolate Tuxedo Slab, and Peanut Butter Slab are only a few examples of the varied fudge flavors.
Big Little Fudge is another Montgomery favorite for locally-made, delicious fudge. The Big Little Texas fudge is available in fudge tins, individually wrapped pieces, bulk and wholesale. Enjoy a wide selection of scrumptious concoctions, like the cranberry-laden Heavyweight Champ and almond toffee Chubby Butter Nut.
Tucked away within La Torretta Lake Resort is the vivacious Energie Lounge. Channeling its name with perfection, Energie Lounge is fitted with a warm hardwood dance floor, plush white seating, and vibrant lighting. For the sophisticated of heart, Energie invites guests Saturday evenings with live DJ sets and billiards.
Sonata Piano Bar retains an ambiance and aura that requires one’s presence to fully understand. The beautifully appointed and modern spaces are made that much more spectacular with floor-to-ceiling window vistas of La Torretta’s sunsets. Live piano sets the tone under the mastery of local celebrity pianist Hayden Braun. Every Friday and Saturday evening from 7pm until 11pm, Braun takes to soothing guests as they sip at their cocktails and indulge in wonderful conversation.
Yoi Sushi Bar is adjacent to the Sonata Piano Bar at La Torretta Lake Resort. Serving the Houston area premium Japanese sushi, Yoi is quite popular for its sashimi, nigiri, and wrapped rolls. The beverage list is replete with a variety of sakes, specialty cocktails, and other concoctions to complement your meal.
Overlooking La Torretta Lake Resort’s golf course, Final Putt Lounge is perfect for relaxing after a day on the greens. Choose from a menu of breakfast sandwiches, seasonal fruit, classic burgers, deli sandwiches, and more. For drinks, there is a selection of beer and wine to go along with the games shown on the Lounge’s flat-screen televisions.
With multiple Texas locations, Wolfies Restaurant & Sports Bar also makes a home in Montgomery alongside Lake Conroe. They serve traditional, mouthwatering American fare: salads, steaks, fish, sandwiches, wings, burgers, ribs, and more. The food and drinks pair nicely with the numerous televisions airing all of the best sports packages—UFC, WWE, NFL, NBA, ESPN Game Plan, March Madness, Rugby, English Football, and Cricket.
Capitalizing on Lake Conroe’s small town friendliness and booming recreational attractions, Shanahan’s welcomes everyone to partake in good food and friendship. Enjoy traditional American pub fare, such as wraps, burgers, wings, salads, and burgers. Shanahan’s offers both draft and bottled beer.
The Corner Pub is a great entertainment venue, setting the stage for a varied collection of live events. Music is held weekly, with acoustic, blues, jazz, songwriters, and other genres. Comedy acts, poetry readings, art displays, and special occasions are also held. There are televisions available for viewing sporting and other events of interest.
Bernhardt Winery’s mission is to provide customers “with quality wines and a fun wine tasting experience in a warm environment.” Sitting atop a beautiful hill, the winery invites you to experience fine wines underneath century-old pecan trees or while watching breathtaking sunsets. Bernhardt Winery allows guests to reserve the winery area or the entire building.
With a history extending to 1873, Levi’s specializes in fashion and products made in the USA: Jeans, Denim, and Pants for men, women, and kids. Capturing American style, Levi’s brings its sense of timeless attire to Montgomery with the outlet store. Expect to find clothing, shoes, accessories, and more.
As the name implies, 4 Hip Chicks Boutique brings the hippest of trends to Montgomery. Located on Lake Conroe, the Boutique allows visitors and Montgomery citizens to shop locally to find great apparel. Find that perfect piece for the nighttime, intimate date, or chic on-the-go moments. Find brands like MissMe, as well as accessories and even home décor.
With over 17 years of experience, Carmen's Atelier specializes in dresses and gowns for any occasion. Also, expect to find jackets, blouses, skirts, jumpers, coats, rompers, costumes, and more. Carmen’s does haute couture, demi-couture, pret-a-porte, and sewing techniques.
Steering away from the mass-produced jewelry of today, Kay Knight sought to create custom finished pieces that are unlike any other in existence. Knight explains that each piece is “a refined object just for her or him created from scratch, and built upon their vision of something beautiful.” It’s hard to resist a peek at Kay Knight Designs.
Having been in business for over 20 years, Liberty Bell Antiques is equipped with the experience and eye for treasures. They specialize in high-end European and American antiques, gifts, and decor. Liberty Bell also does appraisals, interior design, estate sales, and wedding planning.
The main airport serving the Houston area is a hub for Continental-United Airlines. All major U.S. airlines, plus Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airlines, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Aeromexico also operate out of IAH. Nonstop service is available to approximately 110 domestic and 70 international destinations. The airport is 20 miles (32 km) from downtown with regular Metro bus service from the south side of Terminal C to downtown via the METRO Airport Direct. Super Shuttle offers collective transportation, and taxis can be hailed outside each terminal through ground transportation employees. Rental cars are available at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility.
The Brazos Transit District maintains public transportation for Montgomery County and Montgomery itself. As a general public transportation provider, they operate Fixed Routes, Waterway Cruisers, Paratransit Service, Demand and Response, and Park & Rides. They serve sixteen counties in Central and East Texas, covering 13,333 square miles with a population of 932,441.