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Fun Things to do in College Station, TX

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College Station, TX and neighboring city Bryan have experienced a tremendous amount of growth over the past few years. Home to Texas A&M University, the community is steeped in tradition. Centrally located between Houston, Austin and Dallas, this thriving area offers plenty of big city amenities and also provides that small town hospitality so many have come to love. Here are some fun things to do in College Station, TX and nearby Byran.

Visit Historic Downtown Bryan

Historic Downtown Bryan has something to offer everyone. This beautiful area has been revitalized over the past few years and has transformed into a hotspot for all ages. The area is rich with crowd favorite restaurants, live music and quaint shops. If you are lucky enough to visit during the first weekend of the month, make sure to take advantage of First Friday. This monthly event features extended hours for shopping, special offers from restaurants, unique artisan offerings and carriage rides.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is an attraction sure to please all visitors to the area. Permanent exhibits showcase the 41st President of the United States, George W. Bush. Rotating exhibits, like their current exhibit Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery, offer a glimpse into the history, development and future of offshore drilling. In addition to museum exhibits, visitors will enjoy taking advantage of the beautiful surrounding gardens with walking trails.

Fun things to do in College Station TX - The George W. Bush Presidential Library

Enjoying the sculptures and gardens of the George W. Bush Presidential Library is one of the fun things to do in College Station, TX.

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley

Families with children should never miss an opportunity to visit a community children’s museum. The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley has recently relocated to a new space with expanded exhibit areas. Exhibits include a real Dino Dig, a community grocery store and a spaceship complete with mission control. You won’t want to miss this chance to spend quality, interactive time with your child.

By staying at Hilton College Station, you will be centrally located to all of these favorite attractions, and you’ll be within walking distance of a variety of restaurants sure to please all in your family.

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