Sep 20 at 3:12pm

Six Fun Facts to Know When Relocating to The Woodlands

by The Woodlands

You just received news that you or your loved one’s job is relocating to The Woodlands area.  You’ve now called the mover and are starting to pack your bags.

All of a sudden you realize what do I really know about The Woodlands? Don’t worry. Here are six facts that will help you when considering The Woodlands.

  1. Location, Location, Location – The Woodlands offers easy access to:
    I-45 (North Freeway)
    Hardy Toll Road (alternative route to Houston)
    State Highway 99/Grand Parkway (loops around Houston)
    George Bush Intercontinental Airport (a 20-minute nonstop drive via the Hardy Toll Road)

  2. Recreation – Enjoy some outdoor recreation in The Woodlands including:
    212 Miles of Nature Trails
    143 Parks
    14 Community Pools and Splash Pads
    Seven Championship Golf Courses
    Kayaking on 200-Acre Lake Woodlands
    George Mitchell Nature Preserve
    Seasonal Ice Rink in Town Center

  3. Shopping and Dining – The Woodlands features:
    Over 200 specialty and family restaurants including choices at Restaurant Row in Hughes Landing.
    Leisurely shopping at boutiques at Hughes Landing, The Woodlands Waterway®, Market Street and village centers to popular shopping at The Woodlands Mall 

  4. Things to Do – There is always something to do with events galore in The Woodlands:
    Concerts at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, one of the top-selling outdoor amphitheaters in the nation
    Rock the Row, free concert series at Restaurant Row at Hughes Landing
    Seasonal Events including the top-ranked The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, The Woodlands Wildflower Festival, Arbor Day and Red Hot and Blue Independence Day Festival

  5. Education – The Woodlands boasts highly acclaimed schools, part of the following districts:
    Tomball ISD (#4)
    Conroe ISD (#8)
    Magnolia ISD (#16)
    These school districts make the grade, according to "2018 Best School Districts in the Houston Area” ranked by Niche. Please be sure to verify with the school district which schools you will be zoned to based on your new address.

  6. Healthcare Systems – The Texas Medical Center in Houston is the world’s largest medical center. The Woodlands features its own regional medical hub and is home to:
    CHI –St. Luke’s Health – The Woodlands and Lakeside
    Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
    Houston Methodist The Woodlands
    Texas Children’s Hospital

We hope to see you soon as our neighbor in The Woodlands. To search for new homes, priced from the $230s to more than $2 million in The Woodlands, and for information on the homebuilders in this premier, award-winning master planned community,  click here.

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