Staycation: Things to Do in College Station & Bryan {Texas}

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

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And if your home is in Bryan or College Station, Texas, I have some fun things to do in the summer. Lots of things to do in College Station or Bryan, Texas! 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 70 staycation postings across the good ol’ USA.

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Top 13 Things to Do This Summer in B-CS

George Bush Library

Offshore Drilling exhibit opened in April 2014 – Other events this summer include storytellers, classic films, other celebrations like the Bush Birthday Bash.

Exploring History Summer Camp at George Bush Library

Children’s Museum (Painting Classes, Science, Space, Firefighters, Inventions, Little Creatures, Police Camps)

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

Summer Library Reading Program

Registration starts today

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

Summer Nature Camps … for kids
This year you’ll enjoy the exhibit –  Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War.

Tour Texas A&M University – Well worth your time, even if you live here.

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

Royalty Pecans

Steve & I visited Royalty Pecans last year and enjoyed a glass of wine on the back porch. They were having free wine tastings in August. We loved relaxing & looking at all the pecan groves.

Orchard Tours ($3/person, under 4 FREE)

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
This is a fun tour, that ends with a scoop of Blue Bell ice cream. Perfect end to a day!
Unfortunately, Blue Bell is not offering tours until the begin to manufacture ice cream again.

Mad Hatter’s Tea Room

Have a Mother & Daughter Tea Date
I’d still like to visit this tea room. Maybe I can take my grand daughters…
English Afternoon Tea every 4th Saturday

Round Top Fourth of July Parade

We took our kids to this parade every year, since they were toddlers. They came home with a half-filled bag of candy every year.  Our kids LOVED it!
It’s the longest, continuous-running parade in Texas.

Round Top Music Festival

Shakespeare at Winedale

One of my favorite Shakespeare plays is showing this year – Taming of the Shrew. Maybe I can talk Steve in to going 🙂
Several other plays this summer 2014.

Kingsbury Blueberry Farm

Best time to pick blueberries is June/July.

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

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