- Our list of the best things to do in Brownsville, Texas, features the top 58 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Brownsville, 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 21 things to do within the city of Brownsville, TX , followed by 29 popular activities in nearby cities, including South Padre Island, Harlingen and Pueblo
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95% 101 votes
FM 511, Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
The prairie of Palo Alton is where the United States and Mexican troops collided in 1846, and the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site attempts to preserve the actual battlefield and any related artifacts from the era. Interpretive programs and special events are also held frequently throughout the year…
95% 91 votes
Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
Many native species of animals and plants are harbored at the Sabal Palm Audubon Center & Sanctuary. Specifically, the site serves as a beautiful and critical ecosystem of southern Texas and northern Mexico.
95% 92 votes
8435 Sabal Palm Rd, Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
Sitting on a 527 acre plot of land, Sabal Palm Sanctuary is home to many species of birds. Endangered birds have found a home among many other colorful friends at the sanctuary.
90% 323 votes
500 Ringglod St., Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
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.
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.
77% 60 votes
Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
The central portion of the Boca Chica State Park is known as the Boca Chica Loop. Wildlife trails and birding trails are numerous through the region since hiking, nature studies, and wildlife observation are the most common activities.
100% 14 votes
1325 E. Washington St., Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
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.
100% 8 votes
837 E Elizabeth St, Ste D, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
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.
82% 28 votes
1000 New Carmen Avenue, Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
This park is a part of the World Birding Center, which operates as a native habitat for animals. The location's Ranger Programs include bird and butterfly walks, yoga in the park, Archery 101, and a Junior Ranger Camp.
100% 4 votes
501 E Ringwold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
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.