- Our list of the best things to do in McAllen, Texas, features the top 57 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- McAllen, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of McAllen, TX , followed by 42 popular activities in nearby cities, including Mission, Weslaco, Pharr and Edinburg
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…
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The International Museum of Art and Science have 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. While the museum often hosts visiting exhibits, the museum collects North and South American art with a special emphasis on folk art from Texas and Mexico, along with earth science artifacts.
The McAllen Heritage Center is a museum dedicated to local history and culture that also offers special educational programs and events. Tours are available when requests are made in advance, and they have a gift shop.
Offering a way to get active and cool down, McAllen's New Park & Spray Ground features a playground with more than 600 water jets. The park also offers sand volleyball, skateboard area, half basketball court, athletic fields and picnic areas.
A historic movie theater that shows primarily independent films, many of which are made by local and regional filmmakers, Cine El Rey also hosts a wide variety of live entertainment, including music, comedy, and drama.