Queen Isabella Boulevard and South Garcia Street Port Isabel, TX 78578 +1 956 943 3185
Hop aboard the Dolphin Docks charter service to experience all the ocean fun the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. Go deep sea fishing to catch some sand trout or whiting, although other fish can be caught at various times throughout the year. For those who prefer to be with living creatures, take the boat out to watch dolphins, many of whom often come right up to the boat to satisfy their curiosity.
501 Ringgold Street 5 Dean Porter Park Brownsville, TX 78520 +1 956 547 6890
A lot can be learned about a culture from its clothing, and these "costumes" teach about cultures from all over the Americas. The collection was begun by Florence Terry Griswold who also founded the Pan American Round Table of Texas. Each costume displayed here gives a unique insight and promotes understanding between vastly different cultures.
955 South Minnesota Avenue Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport Brownsville, TX 78521 +1 956 541 8585
The Commemorative Air Force Museum: Rio Grande Valley Wing has a spectacular collection of aircrafts from the World War II era. While educating visitors, this museum pays tribute to the men, women, and machines who served the United States during this all-important war. The hangar includes around 10 aircrafts, which are interesting to watch and learn from.
Acres of beautiful landscape characterizes the Sabal Palm Sanctuary. The sanctuary is the one of the few places in the United States with a diverse ecosystem, very different from most forests in the country. Besides the beautiful Sabal palms, birds, butterflies, and other creatures abound through the miles of trails. For larger groups, tours can be scheduled to make the most out of your visit to the Sabal Palm Sanctuary.
Good for events of all kinds, the Brownsville Events Center is a beautiful building in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. The main ballroom can house 1200 people or the space can be divided into 5 smaller spaces for more intimate venues. Take advantage of the beautiful weather Texas has year round and host an event in the landscaped outdoor area.
5500 El Camino Real Harlingen, TX 78552 +1 956 412 4100
Located just outside Harlingen in Palm Valley, the Harlingen Country Club is one of the best places for golf in the area. The 18-hole course is a lush course perfect for year round golf. A driving range and putting greens round out the golf offerings, while a fitness center, pool, and tennis court are available elsewhere in the club. Membership is required to access the facilities.
2640 South M Street Harlingen, TX 78550 +1 956 216 5970
The Tony Butler Golf Course has two courses, an 18-hole and a 9-hole course, so those with all day or only a couple games can both get a course in. The course has both a clubhouse and a restaurant and anyone can play. Reservations are required, so make sure to book it if you want to play.
6801 Padre Boulevard South Padre Island, TX 78597 +1 956 243 8179
As the world's longest barrier island, South Padre Island is a welcome sight for flying birds. Located on 50 acres (20.23 hectares), the reserve is home or plays host to a variety of different birds, many of which are rare. There is a visitors center and boardwalk with informative displays to educate visitors. The trails are free and open to the public every day of the year.
State Park Road 100 South Padre Island Adventure Park South Padre Island, TX 78597 +1 956 761 4677
Whatever your age or ability, the South Padre Island Adventure Park - Horseback Rides will provide the horse to match your skills and get you out on horseback. The beautiful South Padre Island beaches are a draw all their own, and riding at sunset makes for very picturesque scenes, as the photos on the website will attest to. Safety precautions are numerous: all young riders must wear a helmet and the rides are limited to walking or trotting only. Rides are typically between and hour and and hour and a half.
110 North Garcia Street Port Isabel, TX 78578 +1 956 299 1957
The Dolphin Research & Sealife Nature Center provides valuable services to the sea life in southern Texas. This nonprofit organization has a goal of educating visitors on bottlenose dolphins as well as on the variety of other sea life found at the Center. You can join researchers as they head out to observe wild dolphins daily, or you can even adopt a dolphin. Another important feature of this organization is the promotion of environmentally friendly tourism.
Located on the Texan coast and is open to the
public, the lighthouse at Port Isabel was constructed in 1852 at the request of sailors who had trouble navigating the shoreline. The viewing area of the lighthouse is 50 ...
The sea turtle is an endangered species and Sea Turtle
Inc. is doing its best to change that. Learn about all the different species of turtles, and about what each individual can do to help the sea turtles. Whether ...
The Super 8 South Padre Island has big rooms that
are comfortable and well furnished. This family and pet friendly motel has an arcade and game room, BBQ and picnic area as well an outdoor pool along with a ...