7 Fun Hands-On Activities

Peach Creek Vineyards

Peach Creek Vineyards

Located at 2029 Peach Creek Rd., College Station, TX 77845, one of seven wineries along the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail—is conveniently located just a few miles south of College Station. Peach Creek offers five acres of vineyards, along with a tasting room and large event pavilion. Guests are invited to visit the Peach Creek Vineyards Tasting Room and sample one of the half-dozen varieties of wine, which range from red blends, muscat offerings and a white made from chenin blanc grapes. Visitors can enjoy their selection from one of Peach Creek’s decks, which overlook the vineyards and pond. The tasting room is open Saturdays from noon until 6 p.m. and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., as well as by appointment.

Santa's Wonderland

Santa's Wonderland

Located at 18898 State Highway 6 South, College Station, TX 77845, this is our favorite seasonal option. Be on the lookout for early bird ticket pricing going on now! Come experience hayrides or carriage rides through thousands upon thousands of Christmas lights, meet Santa at Santa’s Cottage, visit Gingerbread Village or Lone Star lane, petting zoos, the best food in town, and so much more!

Messina Hof Winery

Messina Hof Winery

Located at 4545 Old Reliance Rd, Bryan, TX 77808. Texas Wine Is A Local Specialty. Who needs California grapes when an award-winning winery, Messina Hof, is nestled in the Bryan countryside? In addition to being the most recognized and renowned Texas winery, Messina Hof boasts a patio restaurant, romantic strolls through the vineyard and even a bed and breakfast for those looking for a small stay-cation. Unable to make it out to the winery? All local grocery stores carry Messina Hof wine, including College Station’s holy grail of supermarkets, H.E.B. Messina Hof is a family-owned business based on the three cornerstones of family, tradition and romance; and is dedicated to produce a gold medal winning wine in every varietal and to maximize opportunities developed from the wines in a tourism destination focused on the best in hospitality, food and customer service.

Aggieland Safari

Aggieland Safari

Located at 18075 FM974, Bryan, TX 77808, Get WILD at the Serengeti of the South! Created by Texans and Aggie-owned and operated, Aggieland Safari’s organization was born from a love of animal stewardship and dedication to conservation. Giraffes, hippos, and monkeys, oh my! We are so excited to have guests explore our beautiful and spacious Adventure Zoo, Drive-Thru Safari, and Wildlife Recreation Center. Aggieland Safari offers the perfect outing for families, field trips, small groups, and large groups alike!

Royalty Pecan Farms

Royalty Pecan Farms

Located at 10600 Highway 21 E, Caldwell, TX 77836, Royalty Pecan Farms is a family owned and operated working pecan farm that also features a farm store, event venue, and is a tourist destination. We use sustainable farming practices to grow, nurture, and harvest quality pecans. Our farm store overlooks 500 acres of lush pecan trees, with a covered veranda and plenty of space for lawn games and picnics. Bring friends and family for a day of shopping, sampling, wine tasting, and more!

Kingsbury Blueberry Farm

Kingsbury Blueberry Farm

Located at 760 County Rd, Caldwell, TX 77836, Kingsbury Blueberry Farm has 100 bushes with 4 varieties of organically grown blueberries that they would like to share with you. Bring your own bucket, basket or container and fill it to your heart's content with some of the best blueberries around! It's only $3 per pound! Appointments are required for this experience.

Franklin Drive-Thru Safari

Franklin Drive-Thru Safari

Located at 4324 W Hwy 79, Franklin, TX 77856, bring the entire family to Franklin Drive Through Safari where you can play, feed, and interact with exotic animals from around the world. We are always adopting more exciting animals to our petting zoo and 100+ acre drive through animal adventure park.

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