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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!

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December 8

Downtown Bryan Lighted Christmas Parade

Enjoy the ONLY lighted Christmas parade in Bryan-College Station at 6:30 PM. It’s been rumored Santa Claus will also make an appearance at the end of the parade!

December 16

Breakfast with Santa

Make holiday crafts, enjoy Christmas cookies and hot chocolate, and snap a photo with Santa Claus himself! Registration is now open at

December 31

Queen’s Ball

This event will benefit the historic Queen Theatre which is set to open in early 2018. Enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, dancing, drinks and casino games in the historic Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan!

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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.