College Station, TX 77840
Say “Howdy!” to College Station, a bustling college town steeped in rich traditions, full of fun attractions and excellent eateries, and home to thousands of friendly folks. Widely known as the stomping grounds of the Fightin’ Texas Aggies of Texas A&M University, the college is something of an institution here in the Lone Star State.
Although football season is a popular time to visit College Station, you’ll find that this is truly a year-round destination with plenty to offer for just about any traveler. Located in the heart of the Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth, and Houston triangle, it’s easy to reach. Plan your next stay in College Station and discover for yourself what makes Aggieland special.
Texas A&M’s campus is the heart of College Station, making it a great place to start if you’ve never been here before. There’s nowhere better to start than Kyle Field, the school’s hallowed ground for football and one of the biggest stadiums in the country. On game days you’ll be in the midst of more than 100,000 people tailgating, sightseeing, and preparing to root for the boys in maroon. While you’re on campus, don’t miss the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Featuring thousands of artifacts and pieces of memorabilia from the life and presidency of George H.W. Bush, as well as broader subjects, the museum is a world-class addition to the A&M experience.
For all its tradition, the A&M campus is not the only place in College Station where the past meets the present. The Benjamin Knox Gallery, where the eponymous artist serves up Aggie-centric paintings and hand-picked wines, is housed inside the old College Station train depot that gave rise to the city’s name in 1877. Across the street from campus, you’ll find Century Square – a modern take on a traditional town square, anchored by two boutique hotels, The George and Cavalry Court. Surrounding these two properties you’ll find numerous boutiques and shops as well as a bustling green space – perfect for taking a break!
When it’s time to eat, you’ll find a variety of restaurants in College Station. Try the crispy chicken fingers topped with the famous secret sauce at Layne’s, an Aggie staple. Meanwhile, Hullabaloo Diner delivers with comfort foods like chicken fried steak, cheese fries, and biscuits and gravy. Since this is the heart of Texas, you can rest assured fantastic barbecue is not far away. Follow your nose to 1775 Texas Pit Barbeque named a “Top 25 New BBQ Joint” in 2019 by Texas Monthly.
Additionally, College Station is in close proximity to countless other great attractions, like local wineries and breweries, military museums and memorials, and a Texas Christmastime staple – Santa’s Wonderland!
Visit today and experience the Heart of Aggieland for yourself.
College Station, TX 77840