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!

It ia an awesome place to raise family, go to school, start a business, and to retire. It has all of the big city level of amenities, award winning reataurants, and plenty of places to shop. Town is also hip enough to have America's Favorite Food Truck by Food Network as its hometown!This city also has a huge support for our Nation and our servicemen! Texas A&M's Corps of Cadet, Veteran's Memorial Park, and George Bush Presidential Library are some of the highlights.
Reviewed by taisung98
on June 1, 2012
College Station, Texas is a beautiful and friendly place! The atmosphere is peaceful and yet invigorating and so easy to get accustomed to! It is so diverse that it is easy for virtually anyone to fit right in and feel at home! The people and The Texas A & M Campus generate an energy that envelopes you with warmth and a sense of community.
Reviewed by MrsMolly
on June 1, 2012
Love me some College Station!
Reviewed by jkillian
on June 1, 2012
Howdy from College Station, TX!
Reviewed by egonzalez
on June 1, 2012
HOWDY! Everywhere you go...there is always someone greeting you with a big smile and a great big HOWDY! We may be a small town but we're big on friendliness.
Reviewed by cturney
on June 1, 2012
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