- TripBuzz found 52 things to do with kids in or near Mission, Texas, including 39 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like McAllen, Weslaco, Pharr and Edinburg.
- From Valley Bowl to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, the Mission area offers 27 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, National & State Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Parks.
- A short drive from McAllen, Mission is known as the home of the 'ruby red grapefruit'. Celebrating its farming roots, each year the city hosts an annual citrus festival with a parade and other fun activities. And with lots of outdoor spaces, the city offers a number of public parks and hiking trails along with a butterfly center where visitors can see a variety of butterflies and birds.
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2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572 MoreLess Info
Part of the World Birding Center, the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park has 358 species recorded on its premises. The two-story Hawk Observation Tower is the highlight of the park, and includes a 210-foot long wheelchair ramp.
Seeing a movie is a modern experience at Cinemark Tinseltown with new RealD 3D technology, submersive XD technology, high frame rate 3D, all stadium seating, physical impairment accommodations, and digital presentations.
Situated on 18.5 acres, Bannworth Park features a pond along with fields suitable for baseball, soccer and football. The park also offers a jogging trail, a children's playground, a pool, picnic tables and restroom facilities.