- Our list of the best things to do in Harlingen, Texas, features the top 39 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Harlingen, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 12 things to do within the city of Harlingen, TX , followed by 27 popular activities in nearby cities, including Brownsville and Weslaco
With a monument cast from the same mold that was used for the original Iwo Jima Memorial, the Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum also has artifacts available for viewing. In addition, guests can watch an educational film inside of the museum.
The World Birding Center is a network of nine different birding sites along 120 miles of road that feature hundreds of rare and tropical bird species. The over 10,000 acres of land include freshwater marshes, dry brush and coastal wetlands.
A 24-lane traditional bowling center, Creasey's Bowl offers open and league bowling along with party hosting and glow bowling. The center provides arcade games, billiard tables, a snack bar and a lounge with a full bar and a television.
Originally opened in 2002, Harlingen's Champion Skate Center is an inline and roller skating rink that offers open skating hours as well as party and event rentals. The center also hosts themed nights and offers concessions for sale.
Harlingen Performing Arts Center provides an appropriate facility for staging both locally produced and professional productions. They also offer a variety of live stage performance opportunities for the citizens of Harlingen and surrounding area.
The Cinemark Theater is a multi-plex theater offering 16 separate auditoriums with modern digital projection technology. The theater features extra large screens, all stadium-style seating, and offers a snack bar and cafe alongside a coin-operated arcade.
Renovated in 2012, Boggus Stadium hosts football games for the local school districts on its AstroTurf field. Visitors can hang with the locals in the bleachers while rooting for their favorite local high school team.
Home to a lake, Dixieland Park is located on 20 acres and features a nine-hole disc golf course, turf athletic fields and a basketball court. The park also provides picnic facilities, a barbeque pit and a children's playground.