- 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
Visit Frontera Audubon, a 15-acre nature preserve, to see birds, butterflies, snakes and reptiles. Open Tuesday through Sunday, the goal of the Frontera Audubon Society is to preserve the native habitat of the Rio Grande Valley. Children 12 and under are free.
Visitors can enjoy biking, running, and walking along Historic Battlefield Trail, a 9 mile trail which connects to a variety of historic sites. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park lies at the northern end of trail.
Providing everything needed to create a pond, Mid-Valley Garden & Pond carries a variety of plants and accessories. Along with pond supplies, the shop further offers other landscaping products including trees and shrubs.
Numerous retailers are located within the Sunrise Mall. Popular options include the Build-A-Bear Workshop, Marshall's, Bath & Body Works, American Eagle Outfitters, Kirkland's, and Perfumania in addition to the Cinemark 16 movie theater and several dining selections.
Oliveira Park is an outdoor park open to the public. Oliveira offers a skate park and a play area for children with special needs. Patrons can also sit and observe birds as previous bird watchers have sighted various colored parrots.