Villas on the Lake at Lake Conroe, located in historic Montgomery, Texas, birthplace of the Lone Star Flag, affords vacationers a great retreat packed with fishing, boating and trails exploration throughout the Piney Woods of East Texas. Resort activities include barbeque, basketball, fishing, lake, movie rentals, picnic area, playground, shuffleboard, spa, tennis, and volleyball. Plan an excursion aboard the Southern Empress, an authentic replica of a 19th-century paddle wheeler, ride the rails on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad or spend the day touring the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and see where Texas was won. The local region is rich in color and resplendent in the Native American history of the Hopi, Navajo and Pueblo culture, the Southwest presents intriguing red rock formations, 225 million-year-old fossils and the multi-hued badlands of the Painted Desert. The ancient Petrified Forest, stretching from New Mexico to Arizona, is just steps from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World—the Grand Canyon. Encompassing the Colorado River and the adjacent uplands, the Grand Canyon provides visitors with breathtaking scenic landscapes.
Another beautiful resort is Inverness at Del Lago. Inverness at Del Lago is located nearby 22,000-acre Lake Conroe, offering an array of water activities for your Texas vacation. Nearby is an 18-hole championship golf course, health club, and lighted tennis courts. The resort is less than an hour's drive from Houston. Plan to visit the Astrodome, the LBJ Space Center, the Museum of Fine Arts, Herman Park, and Six Flags/Astroworld.