College Station Vacations
Approximately 94,000 people call College Station in Brazos River Valley home.
Austin, the state capital, is situated roughly 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of College Station, while Houston is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the southeast.
One of the nicest ways to experience the countryside around College Station is to take a tour of Messina Hof Winery, one of the area’s most acclaimed vineyards. Visiting and local wine enthusiasts can learn about the local winemaking techniques and traditions, before sampling the final products in the tasting room.
Get ready for some high speed thrills at the Texas World Speedway, the number one racetrack for speed freaks in College Station. For a great day out, take the family to a race and enjoy all the tyre-squealing action as as local speed demons hurtle past at incredible speeds.
Two of the best attractions to visit in College Station are the MSC Forsyth Center Galleries and the J. Wayne Stark University Center Galleries, good places where culture vultures can enjoy an afternoon of cultural exploration. Follow a local guide or take a self-guided tour, study the collections or just relax in the peaceful spaces.
In College Station there are a handful of remarkable cultural centers and museums, such as the Benjamin Knox Gallery, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. Wander the halls or see if a tour guide is available and view the exhibits.
Visitors interested in the city’s natural history, take out a few hours to explore the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. It has a lot of valuable information about the region, so make the most of the opportunity to see the preserved plant and animal species that provide information about the past.
There’s no excuse to neglect your swing when in College Station; visit Texas A&M Golf Course, home to the fastest greens the area. Tee off down the excellent fairways, see if you can hit a hole in one, then meet local and visiting golf nuts in the clubhouse.
Post Oak Mall is the perfect place to head to if you love shopping and people watching. See what locals are buying and purchase some souvenirs.
Nature lovers will want to check out Virginia Field Park, one of the places where families can breathe in the fresh air. It is a tranquil space where locals and visitors alike gather to picnic, play and relax.