College Station, Texas

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Also known as Aggieland, College Station is the home of Texas A&M University, which provides athletics, art and entertainment popular with the surrounding community while maintaining its own community of close to 50,000 students. The campus hosts the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum as well as football, basketball and baseball games that attract fans from all over the country.

In addition to the presidential library, the area offers the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Brazos Valley African American Museum, the Texas A&M Sports Museum, Museum of the American G.I., and the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley. Beyond sports and museums, Bryan-College Station also offers wineries, outdoor recreation around Bryan Lake, historic downtown Bryan, and diverse food and nightlife.

College Station has dozens of parks with an abundance of green space and opportunities to hike, bike, fish, picnic, or play. A variety of athletic facilities or fields and swimming pools make for an active and family-friendly community. These public spaces host craft shows, dance and music festivals, fitness workshops, and benefits throughout the year.

Local seasonal events include the Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival in October with food, wine, art and music; Messina Hof’s annual Harvest Festival celebrating wine in July and August; and the Brazos Valley Farmers Market promoting local food and agriculture twice a week year-round. Find out more from locals' reviews here!

college station is the best of the road...period!
Reviewed by aggierobison
on May 24, 2012
College Station is one of the friendliest, most connected communities anywhere. The combination of Texas A&M University students and those that support it make this town what it is today.
Reviewed by scsa32
on May 24, 2012
Home of Texas A&M, College Station is the loveliest place in America.
Reviewed by katkit17
on May 24, 2012
College Station is an awesome place to live. I've been here for about 3 years and I have loved every second of it. The best time to visit...the fall. There is nothing like College Station on a game day!
Reviewed by tashaisrael
on May 24, 2012
College Station is fully of Aggies... When you come to visit College Station aka Aggieland - you will very WELCOME!
Reviewed by Rockynrobyn1984
on May 24, 2012
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