12 Hours in Conroe

Lake Conroe
Looking for a one-day getaway? Texas Traveler has you covered! Escape to Conroe, Texas for good food, fun in the sun, and family-friendly activities.

Breakfast: The Toasted Yolk Café

2129 W Davis, Suite C

Start your day off in Conroe with a nutritious and delicious breakfast at the Toasted Yolk Café. This local favorite is known for their hash brown casserole. This famous dish ensures a satisfying breakfast that will keep you coming back for more.

Hook, Line, & Sinker!

 Catfish Killer Guide Services

Grab a rod, a guide, and go! Catfish Killer Guide Services takes patrons on the lake for a wonderful fishing excursion with their half-day and full-day specials. Their guides have over thirty years of fishing experience on Lake Conroe and know all the best spots.  Contact Darrell Taylor at 936-788-4413 to schedule your adventure!

Lunch: McKenzie’s Barbeque

1501 North Frazier

For lunch, we recommend McKenzie’s Barbeque—where you can get anything from a nutritious salad to a full plate of ribs. This delicious spot is one of the few places in the state where you can order authentic Texas barbeque without having to wait in line. Don’t miss your chance to eat like a true Texan!

Papas on the Lake

14632 West Highway 105

Break out your swimsuits and grab a jet ski! Jet over to Papa’s on the Lake for a guaranteed good time. This hotspot has everything from beach volleyball to finger lickin’ food. They often host live bands out on the deck, which restaurant goers can listen to while they grab some grub. Kids will enjoy the video games section, while Mom and Dad can hit up the pool tables!

Dinner: Vero Italian Kitchen

1301 West Davis Street

After playing in the water, you’re sure to be hungry again. For an Italian feast, be sure to visit Vero Italian Kitchen, a Conroe favorite. With ample options ranging pizza to pasta to salad to desserts, you’re sure to leave satisfied.

300 Bowl

902 Wilson Road

The fun doesn’t end at dinner.  If you’re looking to score a turkey, head over to 300 bowl for some family-friendly competition. This bowling alley has snacks, drinks, and a welcoming atmosphere. Best part? Kids bowl for free!

The Owen Theatre

225 Metcalf St

For a more cultural experience, check out the schedule for The Owen Theatre to see the Crighton Players perform critically-acclaimed plays. The performances are new every two months, and their shows are always a local treat. Ticket prices and a performance schedule can be found on their website, owentheatre.com.

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