- 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
Offering a way to get active and cool down, McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground features a playground with more than 600 water jets. The park also offers sand volleyball, skateboard area, half basketball court, athletic fields and picnic areas.
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.
People descend on the network of nine sites that make up the World Birding Center to spot Green Jays, Hook-billed Kites, Broad-winged Hawks, and Altamira and Audubon's Orioles. The birding center has viewing stations and towers, as well as interpretive centers and a variety of programs.
The National Butterfly Center has live animals and plants along various gardens and trails. The center has over 200 species of butterflies onsite, as well as a Visitor's Pavilion that was designed by the principle architect for Washington D.C.'s Holocaust Museum.