- 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
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The Laguna Madre Nature Trail on South Padre Island is a destination for those who like peaceful walks and spotting local wildlife. Visitors can collect shells, take pictures, and enjoy the sound of crashing waves on the relaxing walk.
95% 1768 votes
6617 Padre Blvd., TX 78597 MoreLess Info
Educating the public about marine turtle species for several years, it is Sea Turtle, Inc.'s mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and release sea turtles that have been injured. The program offers tours and introductions to the friendly sea turtles being cared for.
100% 113 votes
6900 Padre Blvd, TX 78597 MoreLess Info
Skydive South Padre Island offers skydiving. They specialize in Tandem Skydives and are open year round. Skydive South Padre Island sells skydiving equipment. Videos and photographs, of a patron's skydive, is available for purchase.
88% 75 votes
7355 Padre Blvd., TX 78597 MoreLess Info
There is something for everyone to enjoy on South Padre Island in Texas. A large outdoor entertainment venue, some activities include surfing, parasailing, miniature golf and a gigantic water slide.
64% 85 votes
7355 Padre Blvd, TX MoreLess Info
One of only one hundred Wyland Whaling Wall murals resides in South Padre. The wall shows life-size illustrations of killer whales to increase awareness of the dangers threatening marine life.
75% 48 votes
7300 N. Padre, TX 78597 MoreLess Info
Andy Bowie Park is located along the northern end of South Padre Island and features a wide range of outdoor activities like a nature trail, wade fishing, windsurfing areas, and bird watching. Groups can also rent facilities at the park for beach parties.
76% 84 votes
5801 Padre Blvd, TX MoreLess Info
Rental equipment is offered at Parrot Eyes Watersports, including kayaks, jet skis, snorkel gear, and banana boats.The company also provides a variety of activities in the area like fishing tours and dolphing watching.
In the historic Adobe mansion at Quinta Mazatlan, volunteers and staff teach classes on helping injured birds, butterflies, hummingbirds, and native plant. The facility also has eight themed gardens including a forest sculpture trail, wooded meadow, thornforest, cactus garden, tropical garden, ruby pond, butter…