austin txOne of the benefits of living at SoCo at Tower Point is its central location. Not only is there a long list of things to do in College Station, but it’s also extremely easy to pack up the car for a weekend getaway and experience even more of what Texas has to offer.

Austin – 106 miles (2 hours)

Known for its amazing food and music scene, Austin is filled with delicious food joints, music festivals, and even one of the world’s largest urban bat colonies! The vibrant city is a great weekend getaway destination whether it’s for some R&R or a special occasion.

Dallas – 180 miles (3 hours)

On the opposite side of the spectrum, Dallas offers several fun and educational activities, such as the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. With a gorgeous skyline, it’s always a blast to walk around and take in all of the architecture, shops, and restaurants the city has to offer.

Houston – 95 miles (1.5 hours)

If you’ve never been to Houston, you need to add it to your list of places to visit in 2019! Home to delicious restaurants, eye-opening museums, and the Houston Texas, this city has something for everyone. You will probably need a car in order to see all of the sights, but you will not be disappointed!

San Antonio – 170 miles (3 hours)

Bursting with history and Texas-sized everything, San Antonio is a must-visit! Walk along the three-mile Riverwalk, see the Alamo, and head over to Brackenridge Park. Are you making a visit during the cold or rainy months? Head over to the San Antonio Museum of Art to view Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Latin American, and contemporary collections, or the Witte Museum to learn more about the stories of Texas.

Waco – 93 miles (1.5 hours)

It may be a small town, but Waco has become an increasingly popular destination after the airing of Fixer Upper on HGTV. Not only is Waco home to Magnolia Market at the Silos—founded by husband-and-wife duo Chip and Joanna Gaines—but it is also home to Baylor University, the Dr Pepper Museum, and the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame and Museum.