Area Attractions

The Rio Grand Valley is an exciting place with a great diversity of cultures and attractions. Visitors, affectionately called “Winter Texans”, are welcomed and made to feel like an important part of area.

There are festivals, fiestas, performing arts and concerts for your entertainment, fine dining to tantalize your taste buds, and country/western and ballroom dancing to keep your toes tapping.

For the shoppers of the world, there is everything from upscale boutiques and outlet malls to craft shows and flea markets.

Looking for some excitement? Try the rodeo or greyhound racing! For nature and animal lovers, visit the World Birding and Nature Center, Wild Life Refuges, scenic wetlands, nature trails and the Brownsville Zoo.

Step back in time and visit the Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum, or visit the aloe vera and citrus farms.

A day at South Padre Island is a must and for the fishermen there is deep sea fishing.

If you are energetic, bring your golf clubs and enjoy the golf courses in the area, or your bike to explore the many biking trails.

Mexico is only a few miles away, and offers wonderful shopping experiences as well as good dental care and inexpensive medicines.

There is something for everyone, and all this can be done while enjoying beautiful tropical weather that boasts an average of 300 bright sunny days each year.

Visit the links below for more information on the Rio Grande Valley:

Our Weather
See South Padre Island

South Padre Weather
Go Birding
Get More info on the Valley
Info on Edinburg
About McAllen