Staycation in Bryan/College Station, Texas {Fun Things to Do in Texas}

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What is a staycation?  It’s a vacation where you “stay” at home.

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And if your home is in Bryan or College Station, Texas, I have some fun ideas for you.  Click on any link below to get more details!

You’ll discover may fun things to do in Texas, especially Bryan / College Station.

If you don’t live in Bryan/College Station, Texas, check back tomorrow. I’ll be listing over 85 staycation postings across the good ol’ USA.

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Top 13 Things to Do This Summer in B-CS

George Bush Library

Events this summer include storytellers, classic films, other celebrations like the Bush Birthday Bash.

Children’s Museum

Weekly Movies for $1 (or 10 for $5 if prepaid)

Summer Library Reading Program 

Different events at the Bryan & College Station public libraries.  All ages are included with a childrens program, tweens/teens program & adult program.

Includes weekly events, storytimes, movies & more!

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Tour Texas A&M University

Metzger Firearms Museum

Texas A&M Sports Museum

It’s on the ground floor of Kyle Field Zone.

Free Bowling for Kids in B-CS

Royal Oaks Alpacas

Blue Baker Free Food

Spend the day at one of our parks on nature trails or flying kites.

  • Lick Creek Park
  • Bee Creek Park
  • Central Park
  •  Bryan Utilities Lake

 Family Entertainment at the Lake

Where to Eat on Your B-CS Staycation

While you’re out on your staycation, eat at one of the restaurants where kids eat free.

Kids Eat Free Here

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Day Trips for Your Staycation in B-CS

Blue Bell Creamery Tours

… in Brenham

Mad Hatter’s Tea Room

Have a Mother & Daughter Tea Date

Fanthorpe Inn

Take a carriage ride at the old stagecoach stop in Anderson.

Round Top Fourth of July Parade

We took our kids to this parade since they were toddlers. It’s the longest, continuous-running parade in Texas.

Round Top Music Festival

Shakespeare at Winedale

Kingsbury Blueberry Farm

Best time to pick blueberries is June/July.

Route66 Summer Fun Trip Ideas from How to Homeschool My Child.comLast year I wrote a guide to 66 Summer Fun Trips. If you’d like a copy of it, just enter your email below & we’ll email it to you.

Question: How will you enjoy your staycation in Bryan – College Station, Texas?  Share any fun things to do in Texas by leaving a comment  here.

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  1. One Month Left to visit “Toy Time” at Washington on the Brazos! GREAT Staycation!

    Looking for some old-fashioned family fun? Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum at Washington on the Brazos presents “Toy Time,” an interactive, hands-on exhibit of giant-sized folk toys from days gone by! Explore what makes these tumbling, rocking, spinning and dancing toys work, while discovering that these toys are just as much fun as they were 200 years ago! “Toy Time” will be open from June 1 through August 31.The museum is located just off Hwy 105, between Navasota and Brenham, just 25 miles from College Station! The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit

    1. Thanks for the reminder. It’s been years since we visited Washington on the Brazos. Sorry I left that one off my list. It’s a fun place to go!

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