• A Midsummer New Year: New Student Conferences at Texas A&M University

    At the Stella Hotel, we’re very proud of our rich Texas history and the many resources for exploring that history here in the Brazos Valley. But as vibrant and fascinating as the past is, the future promises to be even more thrilling. We know because every year thousands of bright, enthusiastic first-year students arrive from all over the world to attend Texas A&M University.... Read more

  • The Well-Mannered Alpacas of Bryan

    In addition to its rich history and sublime Texas landscape, Bryan also has some downright quirky attractions. One of our favorites is the Royal Oaks Alpaca Farm, whose motto is “raising quality alpacas with manners.” ... Read more

  • Summer Live Music & Events

    The Stella and Lake Walk Town Center are kicking off the summer season with a live music series, weekly farmers market and wine and cocktail specials at the hotel, making The Stella and Lake Walk the place to be this summer!... Read more

  • Hershel's

    “Take time to lose yourself in the hidden details. A little bit playful, a little bit mysterious.”... Read more

  • Texas History is African-American History

    Discussions of Texas history often center on the contributions of folks from European, Mexican, or Native American backgrounds. Less discussed are the many important contributions made by African Americans, which is why, in 2006, the Brazos Valley African American Museum was thrilled to finally open to the public.... Read more

  • Executive Chef Zac Ladwig

    Chef Zac sharpened his culinary skills at five-star luxury hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants before moving to Bryan/College Station, where he curates farm-to-fork menus that shine with originality ... Read more

  • A Presidential Legacy

    Dedicated to our eldest living President, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum affords visitors the opportunity to see what shaped the life of George Herbert Walker Bush, from his years as a WWII naval pilot, to his studies at Yale University, to his tenure as POTUS 41.... Read more

  • Let the Show Begin

    Enjoy an evening of music and drama at the acclaimed Theatre Company of Bryan-College Station. As the Brazos Valley’s premier musical theater group, the Theater Company has brought family-friendly entertainment to central Texas audiences for decades.... Read more

  • A Day at the Museum

    In addition to the lush bike trails and clear, cool evenings perfect for stargazing, we recommend a trip to the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, where you can learn a bit about what makes our little area of the world so special.... Read more

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