Local Information

Bryan is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 76,201. It is the county seat of Brazos County and is located in the heart of the Brazos Valley (Southeast Central Texas). It shares its border with the city of College Station, which lies to its south. Together they are referred to as the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area, the sixteenth largest Metropolitan area in Texas containing around 190,000 people.
The city is centrally located, approximately equidistant from three of the 10 largest cities in the United States. It is 92 miles (148 km) north-northwest of Houston, 166 miles (267 km) northeast of San Antonio and 169 miles (272 km) south of Dallas. It is 104 miles (167 km) east of Austin, the state capital of Texas. 75% of the Texas and Louisiana populations (13.1 million people) live within 3.5 driving hours of Bryan (Wikipedia).

Downtown Bryan
Informat ion on activities in downtown Bryan can be found here.

Texas A&M, College Station
College Station is home to Texas A&M University  (nicknamed Aggieland) and the Texas A&M Aggies.  In 2007 Texas A&M University was the top-ranked institution in The Washington Monthly’s new “College Guide,” which its editors say focuses on “tangible contributions to the public interest,” and is consistently ranked in the top five.  In 2010, Texas A&M University was ranked number one in ROI (Return on Investment), beating out MIT and CalTech, which were second and third. In 2008, the National Science Foundation named Texas A&M University to be one of the top 20 research performers.

Conference Hotel
LaSalle Hotel, 120 South Main Street, Bryan, TX 77803
Steeped in history and reborn in 2000, the LaSalle Hotel envelops you in a sense of vintage charm but with all the modern amenities of the 21st century. Today, the rich architectural heritage of the LaSalle Hotel is reflected in the preservation of the historic fabric of the building. Traditional quality and modern convenience provide the foundation for the LaSalle's reputation as the premier hotel in Bryan-College Station.  

Restaurants and Bars near the La Salle Hotel
Papa Perez
Good Time Charley's
Madden’s Casual Gourmet  
The Village Downtown
Downtown Uncorked
Murphy's Law and Bavarian Bauhaus
Casa Rodriguez
Caffé Capri
Lemon Wedge