Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

Welcome back to The Woodlands for the 51st Lunar and Planetary Science Conference! We are so excited to have LPSC back in the area. Whether you are coming from close by or from a country far away, our goal is to make this the best conference yet! Take a look at some helpful tips for your time in the area.

Getting Around

Take a Stroll

Take a Stroll

Welcome to The Woodlands! While you are visiting we want you to be able to see all the sights, hear all the sounds, and enjoy all the activities. One thing that we pride ourselves on is the walkability of our town. From shopping to dining, you can walk to it all! Take a look at the map to track down your next favorite spot to take a stroll.

 

Ride the trolley

Ride the trolley

The Woodlands Waterway Trolley provides easy transportation along a 4.1-mile route connecting The Woodlands Mall, Market Street, The Woodlands Waterway and Hughes Landing. This free transportation service gives visitors like you easy access to popular retail, entertainment, businesses, hotels and residences.

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

Plan Your Ride:
The app will provide you with trolley information including estimated arrival times, location, stop information, nearby attractions, service alerts and more. The Ride Systems App can be downloaded for free in the Apple (IOS) or Google Play (Android) store. After installation, select “Woodlands Township” from the menu to begin use.

Suggestions and Assistance

Suggestions and Assistance

Have questions or need a little guidance on events or restaurant suggestions? The Market Street Concierge desk is here to help! They will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. throughout the conference. You’ll find the kiosk at the North Commons area of Market Street, within walking distance of The Woodlands Waterway Marriot.

Things to Do

Climb in the Trees

Texas TreeVentures

Reach new heights in The Woodlands! Climb, repel and move through this three-level course with ease. Challenge yourself as you discover your adventure at Texas TreeVentures. Individual prices for adults start at $40 per person. Gather a group of 12 or more climbers for a discounted rate with advance reservations. Admission includes a three-hour reservation and ground school training.

Get outdoors

Get outdoors

With days full of conference talk and multiple information sessions to sit through, you will need to make an escape and get out in the sunshine for a break.

The Woodlands is the perfect place to get outdoors! At  Riva Row Boat House you can jump in a kayak and leisurely paddle around.

Art Bench Project - Hughes Landing

Another great excuse to get out and about is our Art Bench Challenge! Throughout The Woodlands we have twenty art benches that have been specially created by various artists. The majority of our benches are along The Waterway but there are some that require a little more exploring. Take up the challenge and download the Art Bench map here.

Now, if you haven’t quite gotten enough of the great outdoors from all of the previous activities, try out a few of our parks! There is no such thing as too much time outside, right?

 

Shop til you drop

Shop til you drop

Shopping in The Woodlands is an experience in itself. Southern Living Magazine calls us “One of America’s Best Shopping Destinations” and with good reason! With over eleven million square feet of world-class shopping with retailers large and small, The Woodlands is a regional shopping destination providing a blend of top department stores and independent boutiques not found anywhere else. While the majority of our retail activity is located in Town Center, you’ll find a unique mix of locally-owned stores, signature fashion, home furnishings, and restaurants throughout all of The Woodlands. Make sure to check out all that The Woodlands Mall and Market Street have to offer!

Welcome to The Woodlands!  While you’re here check out our participating restaurants to receive 10-20% off your meal. Show your LPSC conference badge to qualify!

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Nestle Toll House

Nestle Toll House serves an assortment of cookies, smoothies, crepes, sandwiches, coffees and ice creams.

25 Waterway Avenue
(832) 663-6895

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Berryhill Baja Grill and Cantina

Barryhill Baja Grill and Cantina serves a unique menu of fresh, Baja-style Mexican foods made from scratch that taste so great you will want to become a regular patron. It…

9595 Six Pines Drive Suite #250
(281) 298-8226

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Genghis Grill

Legend has it that during their conquests, Genghis Khan and his men grilled food on their shields over an open flame. In much the same way, Genghis Grill’s Grill Masters…

9300 Six Pines Dr. Suite #100
(281) 363-4745

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Along The Waterway

The Goose's Acre

The Goose’s Acre is an authentic Irish pub from Midleton, County Cork, Ireland. A big, open bay kitchen is the main focus of the bistro, where a wood-fired pizza oven…

21 Waterway Avenue Suite #140
(281) 466-1502

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Along The Waterway

Mahoney's Texish Bar & Restaurant

Majestic Irish heritage combined with “Texas Proud” and “Houston Strong”. Authentic “Texish” cuisine and live entertainment every day!

24 Waterway Avenue, Suite 100

Hughes Landing

Fogo de Chão

Upscale Brazilian chain for all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside plus an extensive salad bar. Private Dining Options: Rio Carnival – 40 seated (room may split into 2 separate rooms, each able…

1900 Hughes Landing Blvd. Suite 400
(281) 298-4200

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Along The Waterway

Cyclone Anaya's

Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen serves world class Mexican food and drinks in an engaging, modern atmosphere, yet the experience is steeped in the family traditions established by our founder and…

20 Waterway Avenue Suite #120
(281) 419-5771

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Along The Waterway

Grimaldi's Pizzeria

A taste of New York comes to Texas. Famously known for their thin crust, coal fired brick-oven pizzas and calzones, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has arrived at The Waterway Square District in…

20 Waterway Avenue Suite #100
(281) 465-3500

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Churrascos - Waterfront Dining Along The Waterway

Churrascos

At Churrascos, you can enjoy the bold flavors of the South American parilla with all its fire and passion. Private Dining Options: Ipanema Room – 25 seated/30 reception Macondo Room…

21 Waterway Avenue Suite #130
(281) 367-1492

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Along The Waterway

Sorriso

Sorriso is a wonder for adventurous foodies, seekers of culinary comfort, and aficionados of regional Italian cuisine alike, delighting with distinctive dishes and traditional tastes presented in an immersive dining…

2 Waterway Square Place
832-839-543

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Around The Woodlands

Robard's Steakhouse

Experience perfection at one of the best restaurants in The Woodlands. Located on the wooded oasis of The Woodlands Resort, Robard’s is a classic American steakhouse offering an extensive menu…

2301 N. Millbend Dr.
(281) 346-6400

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Along The Waterway

Baker Street Pub & Grill

Baker Street Pub & Grill is an Asian Fusion restaurant that blends traditional Chinese Cuisine with a constantly changing Sushi menu, centered around the freshest fish.

25 Waterway Avenue
(936) 242-0044

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Market Street

CRU Food & Wine Bar

CRU Food & Wine Bar offers a Wine Spectator Award-winning wine list featuring over 300 bottles, 30 by the glass and 12 tasting flights.  Served at the ideal temperature and…

9595 Six Pines Drive Suite #650
281-465-9463

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Market Street

Grotto

Grotto Italian Restaurant in The Woodlands is the ideal place to enjoy a quick lunch or leisurely meal. As part of their unsurpassed passion for detail, everything is homemade on…

9595 Six Pines Drive Suite #100
(281) 419-4252

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