- The list below includes 50 free or cheap things to do in or near Edinburg, Texas, including 27 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, History Museums, Playgrounds and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Freddy Gonzalez Park to Dustin Michael Sekula Library, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Edinburg and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mission, McAllen, Weslaco and Pharr.
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.
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.