Enjoy history and good eating in Bryan, the home of Texas A&M Aggies

when you are in BrianYou’re in the Ageland of Texas A&M. But you should also know that it’s not just about college football here.

The legendary city makes for the ultimate quick getaway, and whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast and avid adventurer, an art and history buff, avid foodie, or a family-focused traveler, you can say “hello” to a full list of must-dos.

Or not: Historic Downtown Bryan. This is the heart and soul of the community, and as a recognized Texas Cultural District, it is also home to a thriving community of artists and creators.

In addition to the arts and cultural scene, you can find top-rated, locally owned restaurants as well as specialty events, eclectic boutiques, and antiques shops here. Save time on First Fridays, as the streets transform into one big stage for live music, unique shows, art shows, and more.

Calling all foodies, Brian Texas Taco Trail It features dozens of authentic tacos and Mexican restaurants, and even a few funky and mixed taco offerings.

From trendy birria in Don Chianti to a traditional pastor straight from the trombo at Taqueria Poblana, or even a full Cubano taco with pulled pork and pickles in proud monkeyThere are so many great tacos to try.

When you sign up for your digital passport and check in at participating restaurants, you’ll also earn free loot.

Save space for another great dining experience at ronin farm and restaurantChef Brian and Amanda Light’s Full Moon Dinners offer a nine-course farm-to-table tasting menu beautifully set in the woods.

Before the meal, you’ll get a tour of the ronin’s family farm and then wrap up the night with a candlelit path to the herb garden for dessert, under the full moon and stars. It is as magical as it seems.

Learn more about local African American history and cultural heritage at Brazos Valley African American Museum.

Designed by school teacher Brian Mel Pruitt, the museum has grown from Pruitt’s personal archive of African American history in the region into a detailed collection that includes ancient and modern history, including art and artifacts from Africa, exhibits on the Civil War and civil rights, and a gallery of artists’ work contemporary blacks. It’s all housed in a museum built on the site of one of the area’s first black schools.

With its convenient location in the heart of the “Texas Triangle,” Bryan is easily accessible at the center of the state’s five major metro areas.

See more of the top things to do in Bryan here, and get more info on how to indulge your inner foodie while in town here.

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