If you are planning a trip to Texas, consider choosing your EasyToBook.com discount hotel in the city of College Station. It is found in the Brazos Valley, a location three of the United States’ ten largest cities: Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. You could make College Station your comfortable home base for exploring these cities. But College Station is a city in its own right with a population of 86,000 people as of 2006 estimates.
You may have heard of College Station because it is the home of Texas A&M University’s main campus. The university is the main institution in the Texas university system, and has an unusual triple designation as a Space, Sea, and Land-Grant university. This range of research brings a broad, international population to the city. The area of Northgate is a popular district in the city with a variety or shops, restaurants, and bars. It was named for the university’s nearby north gate. If you enjoy music, consider visiting during the annual Northgate Music Festival, a yearly tradition since 1998.