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!

I have lived here for the past 10 years and have always been impressed with their hospitality and friendly attitude towards everyone.
Reviewed by wesley1
on April 30, 2012
I've travelled all around the country and around the world and College Station, TX, home of Texas A&M University is the friendliest place on Earth.
Reviewed by Tdhinojosa
on April 30, 2012
Best small town! Friendliest people and so much to do! Everyone loves everyone, even if you aren't from around here!
Reviewed by kbfraley
on April 30, 2012
Everyone is so friendly, people hold open the doors for everyone, and you feel like you can start a conversation with anybody.
Reviewed by rebekah20
on April 30, 2012
When I'm out and about in CS I could literally strike up a conversation with anyone about anything. Everyone here is so nice and I'm so glad I got the chance to live in this wonderful little town!
Reviewed by A.gatlin
on April 30, 2012
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