- 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
100% 27 votes
501 Ringgold #5, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
For over a decade the Children's Museum of Brownsville has been a beacon of creativity for the community's children. With crafting and workshops, field trips, and parties, the museum welcome children of all ages.
Located along the water, Dean Porter Park is situated on 25 acres and features a children's museum, a playhouse theater and a swimming pool. The park provides children's playgrounds, a walking trail, open grass fields and picnic facilities.
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5 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
Specializing in Native American costumes, Costumes Of The Americans Museum features elaborate, historical pieces from Central and South America. The museum also features Spanish Colonial outfits like the Charro suits.
73% 11 votes
500 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
As a community theater, the Camille Lightner Playhouse produces Broadway shows performed primarily by local talent. The playhouse has been entertaining the local community for over 50 years and also provides theater education for local youth.
There are 26 acres of tropical plants and roughly 1,600 animals that make up the Gladys Porter Zoo. One of the major principles of the zoo is to develop successful breeding programs for endangered wildlife species.
74% 19 votes
660 E. Ringgold St, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
An idea born from a groups passion for art during the Great Depression, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art was founded to give visitors a place to appreciate art and history. The museum is a 17,000 square foot space that houses fine art painting, drawings, and sculptures of cultural significance.
The Historic Brownsville Museum is located within the former Southern Pacific Railroad Depot building. The museum is dedicated to the providing exhibits and information related to the history of Brownsville.
El Hueso De Fraile is a family owned coffee house offering several coffee and tea varieties. The owners are musicians and often put on musical performances and invite other local musicians to showcase their talent.
Originally built in 1850, the Stillman House Museum was once home to Mexican consul Manuel Trevino de los Santos Coy and became a museum in 1960. The museum features original windows, doors and shutters and includes books and artifacts.