9 Things to Do 5 Minutes Away from Emory Glen

Located a short drive away from the bustling metropolis of Houston and the allure of The Woodlands, Emory Glen’s serene charm will have you captivated. While city lights and urban adventures may be appealing, there’s a range of opportunities just minutes away from Emory Glen. Read on to discover 9 exciting activities near Emory Glen that’ll make life in this special community even sweeter.

1. Magnolia Stroll

Immerse yourself in small town charm as you explore eclectic antique stores, specialty boutiques, and vintage art galleries in Magnolia’s downtown area. Delight your palate with delicious bites from local eateries, or savor a soothing cup of coffee while you absorb the town’s distinctive ambiance.

2. Magnolia Farmers & Artisans Market

Support small businesses and bring home farm-fresh produce, homemade baked goods, and artisanal products at this lively farmers market. Open every first and third Sunday of the month from 11:00am to 3:00pm, this market is located at the intersection of FM 1488 and FM 1774.

3. Magnolia Diner

Adored for its 50’s style with a Hollywood twist, this local favorite serves up classic American comfort food such as fluffy pancakes and hearty omelets for breakfast. And if you’re in the mood for a meal later in the day, try one of their juicy burgers, crispy fried chicken, hearty sandwiches, or homemade pies — you won’t regret it.

4. Treehouse Cafe

If you love delicious food with a quirky twist, you’ll enjoy this unique restaurant. Start off with some entertainment at the Zombie Garden before indulging in delicious meatloaf or a bunless Wagon Wheel burger. Don’t forget to check out the friendly tortoises too!

5. Lone Pint Brewery

Known for their commitment to crafting unique and flavorful beers, Lone Pint Brewery offers a selection of handcrafted ales and IPAs that are sure to impress. Enjoy their laid-back atmosphere as you sip on your new favorite beer, before taking a six-pack home to share with friends.

6. Deacon Baldy’s Bar & Food Trucks

Part brewpub, part food truck plaza, this is a must-try for anyone who has just moved to Magnolia. In addition to a strong line up of local brews, the venue hosts a variety of food trucks, yard games, and several family-friendly events throughout the year.

7. Unity Park

Looking for a free and fun way to spend an afternoon? Look no further than Unity Park, featuring a skateboard park, splash pad, amphitheater, walking trails, a playground, picnic tables, and sports courts. There’s plenty to do no matter your age or skill level.

8. Magnolia Historical Society Depot Museum

Take a deep dive into Magnolia’s history inside this beautifully-restored train depot. Here you’ll learn about Magnolia’s railroad history, early settlers, and the town’s evolution. It’s a great way to connect with the local community and gain insight into the town’s past.

9. Piney Woods

The ultimate escape for cycling enthusiasts, this scenic area offers numerous MS-150 qualifying cycling routes and shorter ones for family-fun. Cycling in Magnolia is very prevalent, making Piney Woods the perfect place to explore year-round.

Does Magnolia sound right for you? Check out Emory Glen’s available homes and learn more about the impressive group of builders behind this scenic community.

Next, learn more about the community’s incredible growth, and 5 reasons to move to Magnolia.

Images courtesy of: Wondrous Drifter (Magnolia, Texas); Magnolia Diner (Magnolia Diner); Only in Your State (Treehouse Cafe); Deacon Baldy’s (Deacon Baldy’s); The Woodlands Township (The Woodlands); Good Eats Houston (Lone Pint Brewery); Clio (Magnolia Train Depot).