Magnolia is rich in things to see and do, from exploring local parks and trails to frequenting nearby restaurants and stores. It’s safe to say that a life in Magnolia never bores, especially with nearby city centers so close to home. Read on to discover 5 of our favorite things that set this coveted community apart, and make it such a great place for you and your family to live.
1. Visit The Woodlands
One of the best parts about living in Magnolia is the proximity to The Woodlands — a destination brimming with things to do. There’s never a dull moment in Magnolia when there’s free public art installations and galleries, spas and wellness centers, water recreation and tree ventures right next door. Whether you’re making a trip by yourself, with your kids or with your loved ones by your side, there’s a plethora of things waiting to be explored.
2. Go Golfing
As a resident of Magnolia, local golf courses are always close to home — a true golfer’s dream. Choose from High Meadow Ranch, Lake Windcrest or Blue Jack National Golf Club to put your skills to the test. Just a short drive away, the surrounding area has a variety of other courses to choose from suited to all levels of the sport. Bring your neighbor along for a friendly game or your family members who have a passion for golfing too, and enjoy being in such close proximity to these serene landscapes.
3. Stroll Through Unity Park
Magnolia doesn’t fall short in appeal and one of the things that makes it so great is its outdoorsy feel. Unity Park is just one of the several outdoor recreation areas that Magnolia residents enjoy, boasting a popular event venue, splash pad, skateboarding park, tennis court and more. As an award-winning municipal park and wildlife reserve, there’s bridges and observation piers for you to catch a glimpse of birds and animals alike, as well as two and a half miles of walking trails. Leave your phone at home, round up your family and enjoy a connectedness to nature.
4. Enjoy Local Favorites
There’s a lot that makes Magnolia unique, from its Farmers’ Market on Tamina to Magnolia Stroll — a half-mile pedestrian walkway featuring street arbors, seating walls and public art locations. Residents of the area enjoy dining at their favorite local restaurants like Rancho Grande Bar and Grill, without ever needing to travel far. Whether you’re in the mood for crawfish, barbecue or Mexican food, there’s plenty of options around to fill your culinary cravings.
5. Catch a Sports Game
What’s great about living so close to Houston is that entertainment, sports games and more is always at your fingertips. Take the whole family on a short drive into the city for performances, concerts, or to catch your favorite professional sports team like the Houston Astros or Rockets playing a game. With the FM-1488 near Mill Creek Road and the TX-249 Toll Road close to home, traveling to and from the city center is easier and quicker than ever.
There’s a lot to love about Magnolia — so why not call it home? Stay tuned for our new community, Audubon, coming soon to the Magnolia area.
Pictures courtesy of: 365 Things to Do in Houston (The Woodlands); Houston Public Golf Courses (Golf Course); Business Yab (Unity Park); ABC 13 (Farmers’ Market); Site Selection Magazine (Houston Rockets).