College Station is located in east central Texas within Brazos County. This city is the center of the area known as Texas Triangle, sitting about 90 miles northeast of Austin and northwest of Houston. Over a quarter-million people live in the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area. Its residents often refer to the city as CStat. College Station is also the home of Texas A&M University, which is the flagship institution of the university system. It has a subtropical climate with mild, short winters and warm to hot summers.
When in College Station, make sure to visit Texas A&M University. This beautiful campus spans 5,200 acres and houses the George Bush Presidential Library, along with historic buildings and statues. Another popular attraction is the Museum of the American GI, which showcases exhibits of military weapons and vehicles used throughout U.S. history. Enjoy American artwork at the airy and bright J. Wayne Stark Galleries art museum.
When you're visiting College Station to attend a collegiate sports event, stay at one of the IHG hotel properties located near Texas A&M University. Other hotel options are located throughout the city, with all-suite properties that offer larger rooms with separate bedrooms and living areas. Some IHG hotels offer free breakfast while others provide complimentary internet access for guests.
College Station has its own regional airport, called Easterwood Airport or Easterwood Field. The closest airport offering international service is George Bush Intercontinental Airport, located in Houston. Brazos Transit District operates multiple bus routes with stops around the city.