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 a wonderful and friendly growing community with a small town feel. Home of Texas A&M University, the 7th largest university in the country, College Station boasts a progressive culture and an evolving infrastructure.
Reviewed by AggiePhil
on May 3, 2012
Love going to college station! Everyone is so friendly it's like one big family.
Reviewed by Annette121
on May 3, 2012
College Station has great schools, and amazing people!!
Reviewed by AimeeR
on May 3, 2012
We love College Station for it's human courtesy!
Reviewed by KimberlySchulte
on May 3, 2012
One of the most friendliest cities I have ever been to. Everyone is very nice. Will go back there soon.
Reviewed by jjohnstone08
on May 3, 2012
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