The small town of Waller is home to many nearby things, including Jellystone Park™ Waller! Knowing this, it’s probably no surprise that the area sees many visitors throughout the season. People here love to visit the small nearby towns, explore nature, and roast marshmallows over the campfire…but did you know that there are many other fun things to do while you’re in town? Whether you’re looking for beautiful nature, a thrilling afternoon, or seeking out your new favorite city, there are numerous ways to spend the day! Keep reading for 5 great things to do in the Waller area while visiting Jellystone Park™.
Photo: The John Fairey Garden Instagram.
The John Fairey Garden
Formerly known as the Peckerwood Gardens, The John Fairy Garden is home to its collection of over 3,000 plants. This preservation garden is located near our camp-resort in Hempstead, TX and offers beautiful sites for all its visitors. To make the most of your visit schedule a tour to see the stunning rounds!
Photo: Showboat Drive-In Facebook.
The Showboat Drive-In Theatre
Grab your pillows, get cozy, and come on down to watch your favorite movies at The Showboat Drive-In Theater. The theater is located in Hockley, TX just a short drive from our camp-resort! This theater is a family favorite with a range of movies for everyone to enjoy!
Photo: by Hugo Delauney on Unsplash
Sam Houston National Forest
Located 50 miles from Houston, the Sam Houston National Forest is the perfect place to immerse yourself in nature. Hiking through the forest is one of the best ways to enjoy the forest and a great relaxing activity. Check out their page to get all the best insight before visiting this spot!
Photo: Chappell Hill Lavender Farm Website.
Chappell Hill Lavender Farm
In Chappell Hill, in between Austin and Houston, lies this peaceful escape of the Chappell Hill Lavender Farm. Sit down, relax, and enjoy a refreshing glass of lavender lemonade. During the right season, come and pick your own fresh lavender bunches!
Between all of these incredible attractions near our Camp-Resort, you’re guaranteed to never hear the words “I’m bored” during your vacation. There’s something for every family member to enjoy in the Waller region, and we encourage you to try something new for your next visit! To see more attractions near our Camp-Resort, be sure to visit our Places to Go page! If you’re ready to start planning your next Waller getaway, book now! We’ll see you soon!