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!

A wonderful place to go to school, live, work, & have fun!
Reviewed by Mccartyben
on May 16, 2012
Very friendly small town feel, very easy to get around town and alot of growth makes CS just just a place to visit, but to move too with the cheap cost of living, no state income tax, no big city headaches, etc. Come on down to College Station, You won't be disappointed!!!
Reviewed by JohnNicks
on May 16, 2012
College Station is a great place to visit.
Reviewed by s.ohlendorf
on May 16, 2012
College Station just has a feel around town where everyone is your friend. Whether its a passing smile, or a "Howdy!" College Station definitely is the friendliest town I've ever been to.
Reviewed by amandamclain
on May 16, 2012
I came here from Kansas City, MO. The people are absolutely incredibly polite with a southern, genuine hospitality. I adore the manners and caring nature this town has.
Reviewed by dloves2run
on May 16, 2012
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