Those looking to escape the stress of busy city life without leaving the amenities available there will be thrilled to learn about the quaint, yet convenient, town of Crosby, Texas. If you're looking to fully immerse yourself in small-town country life, there are plenty of century-old cottages full of charm and personality. Those who want to retain a more modern dwelling will find brand-new construction options as well as lots open for custom building.
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With a younger than average population, Crosby is a magnet for young families and the young at heart. Located just twenty miles outside of Houston, those wishing to leave the congested metropolis in search of a quieter lifestyle can find a haven of peace in this quiet town. A short commute takes residents downtown for work or play, then back to the countryside for relaxation. A quick 15 mile drive the other direction will lead you to Baytown on Trinity Bay, and another 20 miles makes for a great weekend getaway through Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge to Crystal Beach. The close proximity to the bustling city of Houston and the beauty of the Gulf-side beach make Crosby ideal for keeping locals near such enjoyable amenities without leaving peaceful country living behind.
While there is plenty to see and do within a twenty-mile radius, residents of this quiet town don't have to travel far to find amenities as well as entertainment. With several restaurants, grocery stores and super centers, you're likely to be able to find anything you could possibly need without ever having to leave town. You'll never run out of things to do, either, whether you're looking for exhilarating excitement, cultural sophistication or casual relaxation, there's something to please everyone. Get your blood pumping at Highlands Motocross Park or Xtreme Off-Road Park and Beach. Take the kids for a swim at Cecil's Backyard Waterpark or check out a concert at the Crosby Fairgrounds. A 46-acre community center boasts baseball and soccer fields, walking trails, basketball, a playground and everything you'd need for a picnic, from the tables to the barbecue grills. There are farmers markets and dances, festivals and gem shows and another sports complex which hosts additional baseball and softball fields. While the winters are mild, there is still plenty to see indoors. The Gulf Coast Railroad Museum and Divide County Courthouse offer plenty of history about the area, while Lunar Mini Golf offers a fun alternative to outdoor recreation. With plenty to keep you busy at home and away, Crosby, Texas, is the perfect location for those seeking small-town living without losing big city amenities.