- Our list of the best things to do in Mission, Texas, features the top 57 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mission, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Mission, TX , followed by 42 popular activities in nearby cities, including McAllen, Weslaco, Pharr and Edinburg
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2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572 MoreLess Info
Part of the World Birding Center, the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park has 358 species recorded on its premises. The two-story Hawk Observation Tower is the highlight of the park, and includes a 210-foot long wheelchair ramp.
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.
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.
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