Just 30 minutes north of Houston and minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, The Woodlands offers visitors more than 8 million square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment options, more than 194 miles of hike-and-bike trails, 124 parks, the 1,700-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, kayaking on Lake Woodlands and cruises on The Woodlands Waterway¨. It features world-class sporting events, including the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas, Insperity Golf Championship and the Nike South Invitation.

Check out Waterway Square with its collection of nightspots. Relax in one of the many restaurants or wind down at The Fountains at Waterway Square where synchronized jets of water "perform" evenings.


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