Explore Texas


Whether you enjoy outdoor activities, unique dining experiences, sporting events, amusement parks, historic attractions, or all of the above it is right at your doorstep in Texas! Texas has plenty of opportunities that will spark you interest. Use the resources below to start planning your tour of Texas.

Travel Texas
The Travel Texas information found online at http://www.traveltex.com/ was created by the Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism department to promote Texas as a premier travel destination. This website has a list of things to do in Texas and promotes the unique climate and culture of Texas with its slogan “It’s like a Whole Other Country.”
Fun Things to Do in Texas
This website contains information on family friendly activities in Texas and explores the many possibilities for a wonderful vacation in the state of Texas. For more information, visit http://www.fun-things-texas.com/.

All Across Texas
All Across Texas is a comprehensive travel guide for the state of Texas.  This website explores ways to see all 7 regions of Texas, the popular destinations for tourism, the iconic attractions, and the things to see of the beaten path. Visit http://www.allacrosstexas.com/ to start planning your tour of Texas today.

Texas Renaissance Festival
The Texas Renaissance is the nation's largest, most acclaimed Renaissance themed park. Each year, over 500,000 guests pass through the Festival's gates and enter the magic of New Market Village, an authentically recreated 55 acre 16th century English township located 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.  Open weekends in October and November only.  For more information, visit http://www.texrenfest.com/. 
 
Texas Monthly
Monthly magazine about All Things Texan, including information about things to see and do in
Texas. http://www.texasmonthly.com
 
Texas State Parks
Texas has numerous state parks, many of them with camping facilities (fee for day use and camping). State Parks close to Bryan/College Station: Lake Somerville (various locations); Washington-on-the Brazos; Huntsville State Park. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us
Bus Services
  • Ground Shuttle  Daily service to and from Bryan. Bus station located at 301 E 26th Street, Bryan, (Roy Kelly Parking Garage, downtown), (979) 822-4346. Tickets by phone (1-800-231-2222), at  http://www.greyhound.com, or at station.
 
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
    This service shuttles from College Station to George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and to the Houston Hobby (HOB) Airports. Visithttps://groundshuttle.com to make a reservation. You can also make a reservation by phone at (855) 303-4415 during office hours on Monday-Friday 7am – 9pm and Saturdays and Sundays 8:30am to 5pm.
 
  • Starline
     Charter bus service from College Station to Houston or Dallas.  Limited rides available. You can make an appointment anytime online athttps://travelstarline.com or 1-800-269-6028 (toll free).
   
  • Shuttle Me
    Shuttle Me offers affordable, daily shuttles that are affordable and safe from College Station to the Houston airports. This service also offers home pick up and drop off for an additional cost. http://shuttleme.org
 
  • Megabus Very affordable service departing from major cities all over Texas. Some rates are as low as $1!  https://us.megabus.com
Ride Share Services
Ride share services allow you to share a ride with another person or group of people headed to the same destination. Please use caution when using these services.
  • Zimride TAMU (associated with the Texas A&M University): https://www.zimride.com/tamu
  • Ride Share Facebook page: See group for more information. You must be a member of the group in order to view locations and times of rides.
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