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Winter Things to Do in College Station


Winter in College Station is unlike winter in almost any other small town. Whereas small towns in colder climates hunker down, College Station seems to rise up as the humidity retreats and the temperature settles at a moderate 50 degrees. In Aggieland, fall and winter are the seasons to get outside. 

Come winter, you can celebrate the holidays, sip local wine, peruse museum exhibits and more, all in or within close proximity to Bryan College Station. Get away to small town Texas and add these winter things to do in College Station to your vacation bucket list. 

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Hit the Ice

Get out on the ice every day of the winter season at Spirit Ice Arena. Their public skate days are an affordable way to take your skates for a spin. Be sure to check the ice schedule as public skating is only offered during certain times of day. 

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Picnic at Research Park

Located next to the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, Research Park is a campus favorite for picnics. Grab a delectable sandwich or salad to go from The Junction, then head out for an afternoon of picnic and disc golf.

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Howdy Hour

Cozy up in Block T Bar every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Take advantage of unique "Howdy Hour" specials like 20% off food, $3 Domestic Bottles, $5 Texas Draft Craft Beers, $5 Well Cocktails & $7 Select Wines. Meet, greet, and get howdy.

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Stroll Downtown Bryan

Historic Downtown Bryan is home to attractions aplenty. Stroll past the W 31st St Murals or put your creativity to the test at Purple Turtle Art Studio. Lights are strung in Downtown Bryan during the winter to make your outing that much more enchanting.

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Listen to Front Porch Music Series

Head to The Green at Century Square for a weekend full of music. All winter long, The Green will host fun music events Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Listen to open mics, solo performances, and a song-swap style spectacular. 

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Explore the Northgate District

A favorite among students, the Northgate District is your go-to for arts and nightlife. The district spans 145 acres and is known for its ecclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. It's also just over a mile from our hotel! 

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This is Howdy Hospitality

From the minute you walk in the door to the minute you rest your head, immerse yourself in the bold Aggie spirit unique to College Station.

Stay in Texas A&M University's guest room, just steps from campus and minutes from other College Station attractions like Northgate and Historic Downtown Bryan. 

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