The College Station/Bryan area is an area rich in history and culture. There are many attractions and activities that are sure to make your stay a memorable one. Please choose from an item listed below to jump directly to its corresponding section.
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1.9 miles
Texas A&M University
Texas Avenue @ University Drive, 979-845-5851
Campus tours of one of the nation’s largest universities feature not only views of campus but an insight into the school’s rich history and traditions.
Click here to view the Texas A&M Campus Map

1.4 miles
The Association of Former Students
505 George Bush Dr., 979-845-7514
Chartered in 1925, The Association of Former Students was formed to "perpetuate and strengthen ties of affection and esteem formed in university or college days, promote the interests and welfare of Texas A&M, strengthen The Association of Former Students, and serve the student body." The Association is also charged with management of the Aggie Ring program, which is a significant milestone in the life of an "Aggie."

2.1 miles
Kyle Field
Texas A&M University, 979-862-2862
Kyle Field is home of the "Fightin' Texas Aggie" football team...and Aggie games are a unique sight to see! From the waving of "12th man towels" to intimidate the other team, swaying to the Aggie War Hymn to mimic "sawing varsity's horns off," and performing "yells" with the Aggie Yell Leaders, this is a stadium rich in tradition. Don't miss the Aggie Band's military marching style, or the new giant state-of-the-art jumbotron.

Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center

1.6 miles

Texas A&M University, 979-862-2862
Texas A&M’s Corps Center pays tribute to the past, present and future of the nation’s largest uniformed student organization outside of the service academies. Highlights include bronzes of seven Aggie Medal of Honor winners, the Metzger Sanders Gun Collection and the Corps Center Library. Group tours are available by appointment. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and changing weekend hours.

2.2 miles
Northgate Entertainment District
University Drive, across from Texas A&M
Home of the world-famous Dixie Chicken, the Northgate Entertainment District features restaurants, bars, and live music. Sample the unique culture that students enjoy at Texas A&M, including the traditional dominoes game of "42," and answer the question "why did the Aggie cross the road?" (to get to the "Chicken.")

5.3 miles
Bryan Historical District
979-821-3409 Wm. J. Bryan Pkwy in Downtown Bryan
Bryan’s rich heritage is reflected in its historical buildings and the stories of those responsible for building a strong community. These include revitalized downtown buildings and the nearby homes and schools east and west of Texas Avenue. Cozy restaurants, antiques stores, and unique shops are a focal point, along with an outdoor theatre. Many buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places

5.3 miles
Carnegie Library
111 S. Main St., Bryan 979-361-3715
Reopened in 1999 as the Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History, Bryan boasts the oldest existing Carnegie Library in Texas. The structure was built in 1903 with funds from the Carnegie foundation.

1.1 miles
Wolf Pen Creek (Trails, Park & Entertainment Complex)
Holleman Drive @ Dartmouth, College Station
This area of College Station features lighted walking trails along Wolf Pen Creek, and a live music venue with free concerts during the summer. A great place for jogging. From the hotel, take a right on Dominik, the right on George Bush Dr. Follow past Harvey Rd (Taco Bell) and watch for the signs.

2.7 miles
Central Park (Softball Fields)
1000 Krenek Tap Rd, off Hwy 6, College Station
Developed in 1979 as College Station's largest park, Central Park was unique in that it offered the widest variety of recreational opportunities of any park in the city at the time. The natural setting, originally the Arnold family farm, includes a two-acre pond and ten acres of dense woods. A second pond was developed in 1983. Other facilities include a 200 capacity pavilion with Kitchen and restroom facilities, four lighted softball fields, concession stand, three adult soccer fields with shelter and restrooms, two lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball court, basketball court, fishing pier, nature/bike trails, and parking for 297 cars. Click here for more information.

1.8 miles
Veterans Memorial Park (Soccer Fields)
1/4 mile East of Highway 6 on Harvey Rd/Hwy 30, College Station
This 150-acre athletic park will be completed in a course of three phases. Once completed, it will include 9 softball fields, 13 soccer fields, bike trails, pavilion, concession stands. Twelve acres of this land is designated as a Veterans Memorial which encompasses a Veterans Memorial sculpture designed by Robert Eccleston and a garden plaza. Click here for more information.

approx 10 miles
Lick Creek Park
Greens Prairie Rd, College Station
The site has a variety of plant and animal species indigenous to this area. The park currently offers several miles of trails and provides an excellent opportunity for hiking, cycling, bird watching, equestrian activities and nature study. In February of 1998 the City of College Station adopted the Lick Creek Park Master Plan which established an improved trail system, new entrance drive, parking lot, visitor's center and outdoor classroom facilities. DIRECTIONS: Take Harvey towards Hwy 6, travel south on Hwy 6. Exit Greens Prairie Rd, turn left under freeway and go past Pebble Creek Subdivision. At Rock Prairie Rd, turn left. Lick Creek Park will be on your right. Click here for more information.

3.3 miles
Texas A&M University Research Park
University Drive near FM 2818, College Station
This park near the airport offers walking & jogging trails, ponds, and frisbee golf. From the hotel, take Texas Avenue to University Dr, take a left, and follow this past the Veterinary School. Research Park will be on the left.

1.8 miles
Brazos County Arboretum - Bee Creek Park & Adamson Lagoon
1900 Anderson St., College Station 979-764-3773
This preserved wetland focuses on the wonders of nature in the Brazos Valley. This park also features Adamson Lagoon mini-waterpark that includes attractions for the entire family. Shaded seating is available, and there's a concession stand. The pool can also be rented out for birthdays or special events.

13.8 miles
Lake Bryan
7848 Sandy Point Rd., Bryan
From the hotel, take University Dr. west towards 2818 and turn right. Follow 2818 until you see signs for Lake Bryan. Here you'll find the Texas A&M Sailing Club, windsurfing, waterskiing, an outdoor amphitheatre with live music during the summer months, and The Hook Bar & Grill.

0.3 miles
Texas A&M Golf Course & Driving Range


3.7 miles
Briarcrest Country Club

1929 Country Club Dr., Bryan

3.3 miles
Bryan Municipal Golf Course
206 W. Villa Maria Rd., Bryan

6.9 miles
Pebble Creek Country Club
4500 Pebble Creek Pkwy, College Station

5.7 miles
Traditions Club
2100 Traditions Blvd, Bryan,

1.7 miles
Cinemark Hollywood USA Movies 18
1401 S Earl Rudder (Hwy 6), College Station
Click for SHOW TIMES

7.1 miles
Bryan Premiere Cinema 16
950 N Earl Rudder Fwy (Hwy 6), Bryan
Click for SHOW TIMES

0.8 miles
Mr. Gatti’s Eatertainment
2026 S Texas Ave, College Station

1.4 miles
Arctic Wolf Ice Center
400 Holleman Dr. E, College Station

2.0 miles
Grand Station Entertainment
2400 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station

2.9 miles
Brunswick Triangle Bowl
3810 Old College Road, Bryan

9.2 miles
Texas World Speedway
17529 Hwy. 6 South, College Station

2.2 miles
Northgate Entertainment District
University Drive, across from Texas A&M
Home of the world-famous Dixie Chicken, the Northgate Entertainment District features restaurants, bars, and live music. Sample the unique culture that students enjoy at Texas A&M, including the traditional dominoes game of "42," and answer the question "why did the Aggie cross the road?" (to get to the "Chicken.")

Theatre Company of Bryan-College Station
Manor East Mall, Bryan 979-779-1302
Since 1987, ‘magination Station has been dedicated to producing professional, quality plays in an intimate setting at an affordable price for the families of the Brazos Valley. This season’s performances include: A Child’s Christmas Carol, Annie Jr. and Man of La Mancha.
Brazos Valley Symphony
Providing a series of concerts beginning in the fall to the annual free July 4th Celebration, the Brazos Valley Symphony brings instrumental grace to our community. Please visit for information about current tickets, concerts and more!
Brazos Valley Chorale
From concerts celebrating Christmas and Independence Day to a Pops Concert in the spring, the Brazos Valley Chorale presents the finest in community musical entertainment year round.
Brazos Valley T.R.O.U.P.E.
979-846-4903 979-694-9252
One of the newest theater groups to hit the local stage, Brazos Valley T.R.O.U.P.E. is a community acting guild centered around light, family entertainment.
Freudian Slip
Texas A&M University 979-862-3770
Prepare for side-splitting entertainment as Texas A&M’s own student improvisational group gives “humor” a whole new meaning.

Aggie Players
Texas A&M University 979-845-2621
The spring and fall semesters at Texas A&M include topnotch entertainment by the theater department’s production company. With works ranging from dinner theater musicals to French farce, the Aggie Players offer something for everyone.
Texas A&M University, Memorial Student Center, 979-845-1661
Bringing outstanding national and international performances to Texas A&M, the Opera and Performing Arts Society features a unique collaboration between the university and the community. The 2000-2001 season marks the twenty-eighth anniversary for this outstanding organization. In addition to its always-popular OPAS, Jr. series appealing to children of all ages, the following “Main Stage” performances are scheduled for the 2000-2001 season: The Black Watch and the Prince of Wales Band with the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band and Singing Cadets, Footloose, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Jekyell and Hyde, Aeros, Peter Pan, Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra, Godspell, Carmen and Chicago. Click here for more information.

StageCenter Community Theatres
701 N. Main St., Bryan 979-823-4297
StageCenter is the oldest live community theatre in Bryan-College Station, performing since 1965.

Messina Hof Winery
4545 Old Reliance Rd., Bryan, 979-778-9463
The fastest-growing and most awarded winery in the state is open daily for wine tastings and tours of the vineyards, historic winery building and barrel room. Other highlights include a guest center and an Italian restaurant.
8.6 miles
Benjamin Knox Gallery
404 University Dr. E., College Station 979-696-5669
Benjamin Knox, known as the University Artist and the artist for unique places, specializes in creating unique fine art and gifts. The gallery recently opened a wine & coffee bar & patio. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 1.5 miles
Benz Gallery of Floral Art
Texas A&M University 979-845-1699
Going hand-in-hand with one of the largest horticulture departments in the nation is the Texas A&M Benz Gallery of Floral Art. The Benz Collection features tools used to create floral arrangements, while general arts are explored in changing exhibits. The gallery is located in the Horticultural and Forest Sciences Building on Texas A&M’s West Campus. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 2.3 miles
The Texas Gallery
2501 Texas Ave. S., Suite 105-C, College Station 979-696-2787
Sponsored by the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, Local Color celebrates Texas artists with rotating feature exhibits and selections from across the state. Paintings and other artwork are sold at the store. The Gallery is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 1.3 miles

MSC Forsyth Center Galleries
Texas A&M University 979-845-9251
The Forsyth Center’s two galleries offer a vast array of notable artwork. The Forsyth Gallery, on the first floor of A&M’s Memorial Student Center, houses the Bill and Irma Runyon glass exhibit and various touring exhibits. The student-run Visual Arts Gallery on the second floor of the MSC also features rotating exhibits. Both galleries are open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 2.2 miles
Wayne Stark University Center Galleries
Texas A&M University 979-845-8501
Along with the permanent focus on Texas art and artists in the University’s collections, the Wayne Stark Galleries feature 14 different native Texan exhibits each year. Displays include a wide variety of traveling exhibits as well as local artwork. The galleries are located on the first floor of the Memorial Student Center. Their hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 2.2 miles

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
West George Bush Drive, College Station 979-260-9552
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is a research institution and academic environment with over 38,000,000 pages of official and personal papers, 1,000,000 photos, 2,500 hours of videotape and 50,000 museum objects. Covering much of U.S. history since 1941, the library and museum feature a World War II Avenger Torpedo Bomber, a 1947 Studebaker, a piece of the Berlin Wall, and precise replicas of President Bush’s Air Force One and Camp David offices. The library also features traveling exhibits which lends to an ever-changing museum to visit. Exhibits this season will include The White House Garden, White House Impressions, Stars & Stripes and Picturing the Century. Museum hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. 2.1 miles
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Dr., Bryan 979-776-2195
Live animal exhibits, visiting displays and year-round children’s activities make the Brazos Valley museum a place for the entire family. Along with fossils and skeletal remains found in the Brazos Valley, the museum also displays a profound mural painted by local artist Emma Stark featuring Brazos Valley life more than 12,000 years ago. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 4.6 miles

The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley
202 S. Bryan, Bryan 979-779-KIDS
Opened in 1997, The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley provides fun, hands-on exhibits in a learning environment. Children can shop for groceries, paint a car, build, and act as doctors and puppeteers in addition to learning about ancient history and basic physics. The museum is across from Old Bryan Marketplace and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Sundays are for birthday parties by appointment only. 5.4 miles

The Villages of Indian Lakes
College Station, 979-690-6101
If you're relocating to the College Station Area, you can "Live as Nature Intended" at The Villages of Indian Lakes! Acreage homesites in a natural setting give the residents a feeling of bonding with nature.
Duck Haven
College Station, off Wellborn Rd., 979-690-6101
Another development located in south College Station.

Clarke & Wyndham, Real Estate Investment Services
3608 E. 29th St, Bryan, 979-846-4384
Complete commercial real estate leasing, property management, and investment services. If you're new to town and looking to expand in our area, Clarke & Wyndham can help. We cover College Station, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, and the surrounding areas.

Vineyard Court features a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, conveniently located on-site. Our Fitness Center is located behind the pool on the second floor.

Aerofit - Villa Maria
1900 W. Villa Maria Rd., Bryan
4.9 miles

Aerofit - Carter Creek
4455 Carter Creek Pkwy., Bryan
2.9 miles

Gold’s Gym - College Station
200 Brentwood Dr. E, College Station
1.2 miles

Gold’s Gym - Bryan
725 E. Villa Maria, #501, Bryan

The Yoga Health and Fitness Center
809 University Drive East,
College Station
1.9 miles
Texas A&M Student Recreation Center
Texas A&M University, College Station
$7/day, $24/week, anyone welcome
2.3 miles
Curves for Women
3811 E. 29th, Bryan
3.0 miles

College Station Medical Center
"The Med"
Standard ER facilities, 24-hour
1604 Rock Prairie Rd., College Station
2.8 miles

Scott & White Clinic
Urgent Care, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

1600 University Dr. E, College Station
1.8 miles

St. Joseph Regional Health Center
Standard ER facilities, 24-hour
2801 Franciscan Dr., Bryan (off 29th St)
2.6 miles

Medical Express Urgent Care
Urgent Care,
Mon-Sat 9 am - 7 pm, Sunday 1 - 6 pm
1920 W. Villa Maria Rd, Bryan
Accepts most insurance, x-ray onsite, located in bank building. 4 miles

HEB Pharmacy
1900 Texas Ave. S, College Station
0.4 miles
Walgreens - 24-hour
2322 Texas Ave. S, College Station
0.8 miles
CVS Pharmacy
1900 Texas Ave. S, College Station
0.9 miles
Albertson's Food & Drug
615 University Dr. E, College Station
1.0 miles
Kroger Pharmacy
2412 Texas Ave S, College Station
0.9 miles
Wal-Mart Pharmacy
Texas Ave S @ 2818, College Station
2.0 miles

Vineyard Court 
Designer Suites Hotel
1500 George Bush Drive East
College Station, TX 77840
Toll free: 888.846.2678
Local: 979.693.1220
Fax: 979.764.1250

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