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Bryan, Texas


History, culture, art, music, shopping, food. You name it, we've got it in Bryan. Come pay us a call and let us show you how the "Old West" meets the modern world. We've got everything you could want in a weekend getaway spot. Or stay a little longer, and soak up what it really means to be in the heart of Aggieland. We're waiting for you. Come see us!

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For the active lifestyle, boating, water sports, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking are calling at Lake Bryan. Is golf your thing? We've got four golf courses of varying difficulty levels within a nine-mile stretch. Shooting? Off-roading? We've got you covered there too. If you're more inclined to take it easy, check out our wineries, our museums and historic parks, or peruse our local shops for that perfect memento. One thing is certain, it's hard to be bored in Bryan.

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Tacos, check. Burgers, check. Italian, check. German, check. Czech, check. (Gotcha.) There is no shortage of food options in Bryan. From fine dining to food trucks, we've got every possible culinary creation you can imagine, not to mention some of the best barbecue in the state – and we mean brisket!

downtown bryan photo collage


October 21


Dress up your furry friend and join the Paw Parade at the Morris Buzz Hamilton Memorial Dog Park in Bryan! We will have prizes for the best doggy costume as well as treats for your special pet. We'll even have people treats, too!

November 3

November First Friday

Hosted on the First Friday of every month, residents and visitors alike enjoy the locally-owned venues, live music, street vendors, and other special events celebrated in our historic Downtown.

November 17

Lights On!

Celebrate the annual lighting of historic Downtown Bryan beginning at 6 PM with carolers and a message from our Mayor, Andrew Nelson. Rumor has it Santa will be there!

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map of texas

Bryan is situated in an ideal location, less than three hours drive from each of Texas's largest metro areas. It's so convenient, why don't you come and see us.

100 miles from Houston

Take Hwy. 290 west from Houston to Hwy. 6. Exit at Hwy. 6, and turn right. Take Hwy. 6 north, straight into Bryan.

102 miles from Austin

Take Hwy. 290 east from Austin to Hwy. 21. Exit at Hwy. 21, and turn left. Take Hwy. 21 east, straight into Bryan.

175 miles from Dallas

Take I-35 south to Waco, then take Hwy. 6 south, or take I-45 south to Madisonville, then take Hwy. 21 west, straight into Bryan.