Located just 30 minutes north of Lone Star Resort are the cities of Bryan and College Station. College Station is the home of Texas A&M University and the George H. W. Bush Memorial Library. Take an exciting look into the life and remarkable career of the 41st President of the United States. The Bush Presidential Library and Museum chronicle his life and history through unique artifacts, films, photographs, documents, music, and interactive videos.
Visit the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History to see a mural picturing the Brazos Valley 12,000 years ago. Early cotton farming and cowboy ways are represented by a splendid collection of exhibits. The Discovery Room holds more than 15 varieties of live animals, an active glass-front beehive, and dozens of taxidermy mounts.
Don’t miss the Messina Hof Winery and Resort. Founded in 1977, Messina Hof has won numerous awards of excellence for its wine in national and international competitions. It is consistently voted as Texas’ Best Winery! Enjoy the tour and wine tasting. Eat in the Messina Hof’s excellent restaurant.
Visit Historic Downtown Bryan with great restaurants, 80 historic buildings, the oldest Carnegie Library in Texas, and hunt for treasures, art, antiques, and gifts. Home of the world-famous Dixie Chicken, the Northgate Entertainment District features restaurants, bars, and live music. Sample the unique culture that Texas A&M students enjoy, including the traditional domino game of "42," and answer the question "why did the Aggie cross the road?" (to get to the "Chicken.")
For the very best in college football, watch the Texas A&M Aggies play at Kyle field every fall! 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.