Getting Around

The Woodlands is often touted as a maze of trees. Unfortunately, that sometimes makes it feel like you can’t find anything. We want you to escape, but we also don’t want you to get lost!

Here are some insider tips and tricks for getting around.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

DO NOT USE THE MAILING ADDRESS TO NAVIGATE TO THE FACILITY.

Instead, navigate to whichever parking facility you’re looking for. Free parking can be found in the Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and White lots. For addresses to each, click here. To print the map above, click here.

Please note you cannot park at the Market Street garage across the street.

The Waterway Cruisers

The Waterway Cruisers

Are you trying to board a Waterway Cruiser? Make sure you wait at one of the 3 stipulated spots. Find a map of the route here.

If you find yourself at Boat Dock (1106 Lake Robbins Drive), please note that you cannot board a cruiser at that location. The boats are housed at the boat dock, but they do not pick up passengers there.

If you need to park and board the Cruisers, you can park at The Woodlands Mall, one of the many Waterway Square Parking Garages or near Town Green Park.

To find out more about the Waterway Cruisers, click here.

The Woodlands Town Center Trolley

The Woodlands Town Center Trolley

Visitors can park once and hop aboard a free trolley to popular retail and office locations throughout the Town Center area. The trolleys provide transit service along an approximate 3.2-mile route connecting The Woodlands Mall, Market Street, businesses and residences along The Woodlands Waterway.

Check out this map to find where you can be picked up and dropped off.

Trolleys are free and run:

  • Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Visitors from IAH

If you’re coming to The Woodlands from George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Make sure you ask your Uber or taxi driver to take the Hardy Toll Road to The Woodlands. This route only takes about 25 minutes, whereas I-45 can have traffic pile ups that make the route longer by about 20 minutes.

For more information about navigation from IAH, click here. For all other airports, click here.

Walkability

Tips for walkability in The Woodlands

You can walk almost anywhere in Town Center quickly, but here’s a few tips on walkability in The Woodlands.

  • The distance from Hughes Landing to The Pavilion is deceptively longer than you think, especially in August.
  • You are not allowed to park at the movie theatre and walk across to the restaurants on Waterway Avenue.
  • You are not allowed to park at H-E-B or anywhere on Market Street and walk to The Pavilion, even though this option can be tempting.
  • You can walk from Waterway Square to Town Green Park pretty quickly – this distance is deceptively shorter than you’d think.

Click on your hotel for easy navigation!

Along The Waterway

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

Let luxury lead the way at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Situated in the heart of the city, our hotel in The Woodlands affords easy access to…

1601 Lake Robbins Dr
(281) 367-9797

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The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center

Just minutes north of Houston, The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center perfectly balances its breathtaking natural setting with modern luxury and service excellence. Meeting attendees have access to 406 modern…

2301 North Millbend Dr
(281) 367-1100

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Along The Waterway

The Westin at The Woodlands

Located in the heart of The Woodlands’ Town Center, The Westin at The Woodlands keeps guests near all of the attractions, like The Woodlands Waterway, The Woodlands Mall, and The…

2 Waterway Square Place
(281) 419-4300

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Pinecroft Center Area

Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Market Street

Welcome to Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands / Market Street, an award-winning, prime choice of hotels in The Woodlands, TX. Find us conveniently located within walking distance of The Woodlands…

9333 Six Pines Dr
(281) 419-1542

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Pinecroft Center Area

Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle

Find your ideal work-life balance at the Residence Inn Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle. We want you to feel relaxed, inspired and energized during your extended hotel stay here in…

1040 Lake Front Circle
(281) 292-3252

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Around The Woodlands

Hyatt Place - Houston/The Woodlands

At Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands you can enjoy spacious accommodations and modern amenities in a home-like atmosphere. Whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, you’ll love our hotel’s ideal location…

1909 Research Forest Dr
(281) 298-4600

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Market Street

Hyatt Centric The Woodlands

Hyatt Centric, The Woodlands is a AAA 4 Diamond boutique hotel located in the heart of Market Street, an exclusive shopping and lifestyle enclave north of Houston and directly across…

9595 Six Pines Suite #1100
(281) 203-5005

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Pinecroft Center Area

Hilton Garden Inn Houston/The Woodlands

Relax in our Hilton Garden Inn Houston/The Woodlands hotel, surrounded by trees in the north Houston suburb of The Woodlands, Texas. Located off I-45 North and Woodlands Parkway, our hotel…

9301 Six Pines Dr
(281) 364-9300

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Pinecroft Center Area

Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston The Woodlands

Discover superior value, convenience and service at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston The Woodlands. We’re across the street from CHI St. Luke’s Health. The Woodlands Hospital and the upcoming…

16850 I-45 South
(936) 271-0110

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Hughes Landing

Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing

Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing offers a location that is convenient to popular shopping, restaurants and entertainment, as well as many corporations. Located on Lake Woodlands…

1855 Hughes Landing Blvd
(281) 298-2900

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Around The Woodlands

Drury Inn and Suites Houston The Woodlands

Drury Inn and Suites Houston The Woodlands is located in the Houston suburb The Woodlands, 30 miles north of downtown off I-45 near shopping and entertainment. Relax in our clean,…

28099 I-45 North
(281) 362-7222

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Pinecroft Center Area

Courtyard Houston The Woodlands

Modern, convenient and comfortable, the Courtyard Houston The Woodlands hotel places the best of the Houston, TX area right at your doorstep. Whether you’re here for work, to shop nearby…

1020 Lake Front Circle
(281) 292-3262

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Around The Woodlands

Candlewood Suites Houston (The Woodlands)

Welcome to the Candlewood Suites Houston (The Woodlands). This Texas hotel’s accommodations, enveloped by the area’s picturesque, wooded landscape, offer direct access to I-45 and ensure a convenient commute to…

17525 St. Lukes Way
(936) 271-2100

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