Explore College Station
College Station HotelsAt the heart of College Station is Texas A&M University, and wherever you go you’ll see signs supporting their feisty football team known as the Aggies. Various campus buildings are scattered around the town, with modern facilities and manicured green lawns that give the city a clean and manicured feel. In the surrounding area you’ll find plenty of small, friendly towns brimming with historic buildings where you’ll enjoy old-fashioned Texan hospitality, and oodles of old world charm. Things to seeThe gigantic Kyle Field stadium gets full to capacity during the games of Texas A&M’s Aggie football team, with thousands of spectators packed onto the bleachers to cheer on the team. With many former Aggies going on to play in the NFL, this is a great chance for you to spot the potential stars of tomorrow. Also on campus you’ll find the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, a smart, contemporary building housing millions of documents related to the presidency of George Bush senior, as well as hosting exhibits displaying artifacts relevant to his time in the White House. In town you’ll find the Brazos Valley Masonic Library and Museum where you can learn more about the history of freemasonry, with documents and artifacts related to this very secretive group. The Messina Hof Winery has acres of vineyards to take a stroll in, with scented roses lining the paths and a cascading waterfall waiting to be discovered. You can then return to the villa for a wine tasting session, relax at the bar, or enjoy a candle-lit dinner with perfect wine pairings. The sprawling Post Oak Mall has several large department stores, as well as smaller branded stores, and restaurants. Hotels in
College StationThere are plenty of College Station hotel deals available, with many of the larger chains based in town. These hotels often have features such as WiFi, complimentary breakfasts, outdoor pools, barbecue grills, and business centers. In your guestroom you’ll find plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable, and these could include air-conditioning, coffee makers, cable television, bathrooms with shower/tub combinations, microwaves, and refrigerators. Where to stayThe city of Bryan is just north of College Station and is also a student orientated area with two A&M campuses in town. It’s a bright and modern city with new apartment blocks and facilities for students, and sprawling strip malls throughout downtown. Main Street is also full of cafes, bars, and nightclubs, making it a lively area once the sun goes down. To the south of College Station is Navasota, a small and friendly town with a historic downtown district. Here you’ll find antique shops, boutiques, and music stores, as well as the Navasota Blues Alley Museum which hosts an annual Blues festival celebrating the genre. How to get to College StationCollege Station, TX (CLL-Easterwood) is a small airport to the southwest of the city, less than a 10 minute drive from downtown. You can book a shuttle or taxi from the terminal, or pick up a rental car from one of the many providers. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is about 90 minutes away, and has flights arriving from around the world. There’s a Greyhound station in Bryan, with local buses taking you around the area, including major stops such as Texas A&M University - College Station.