Discover exciting things to do in The Woodlands, like kayaking The Waterway

Unpack your bags in your hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites and head about two miles south to explore The Woodlands, a planned community surrounded by forests. Kayak along The Waterway, or head to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for a great concert. If you’re looking for a big-city experience, drive about 45 minutes south into downtown Houston, where you’ll find countless things to do like visiting the Children’s Museum of Houston and the Houston Zoo. If you need to catch a flight, our hotel is just 22 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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Portofino Shopping Center

0.33 mi / 0.53 km from the hotel
Distinctive Venetian architecture and more than 35 stores and restaurants make this shopping destination an appealing place to spend an afternoon. Find a deal at TJ Maxx or Sam’s Club, or grab brunch at Another Broken Egg Cafe.

The Woodlands Waterway Trolley

2.3 mi / 3.7 km from the hotel
You can hop on The Woodlands Waterway Trolley to easily reach shopping and dining destinations along the 4.1-mile route. Stop at The Woodlands Mall and Market Street to browse the stores, or head to Hughes Landing to rent a kayak.

Town Green Park

1.88 mi / 3.03 km from the hotel
Picnic on the spacious main lawn or head to the entertainment stage to see a show. Kids enjoy journeying through the Aesop’s Fables–themed labyrinth and watching a performance at the children’s amphitheater.

Riva Row Boat House

2.05 mi / 3.29 km from the hotel
For a more contemplative look at The Waterway, slide into a kayak for a peaceful cruise at your own pace. In addition to kayaks, Riva Row Boat House rents paddleboards and swan boats.

Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

8.19 mi / 13.18 km from the hotel
Kids love feeling the spray of cool water from the pools, slides, and rides at this expansive water park. Take your family on Wahoo Wave, a four-person, six-story tube ride, or splash through the waves in the Hurricane Bay pool.

Children's Museum of Houston

32.41 mi / 52.17 km from the hotel
Explore interactive exhibits where kids can collect insects and examine footprints in the EcoStation or dip their hands into the FlowWorks exhibit to send water rushing through the simulated Flood Plain.

Scrap Yard Sports

3.59 mi / 5.77 km from the hotel
Attend tournaments at this 82-acre multiuse sports facility, which is home to baseball and softball fields as well as indoor batting cages so you can practice your swing.

WG Jones State Forest

4.11 mi / 6.62 km from the hotel
Hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails plus picnic areas and two lakes make this public forestland the place to connect with nature, glimpse wildlife, and catch fish.

Main Event

1 mi / 1.61 km from the hotel
Find something fun for every age at this entertainment complex that features bowling, billiards, laser tag, and an arcade plus a full bar and a restaurant.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

1.83 mi / 2.94 km from the hotel
Catch a performing arts show or a concert at this amphitheater, which has welcomed the likes of The Who, the Dave Matthews Band, and Kenny Chesney.