- 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
Representing the South Texas region, the Museum of South Texas History has a variety of exhibitions and artifacts, along with a museum store. Top exhibitions include the Rio Grande Legacy, the River Crossroads and the Old Jail.
The 40-acre Edinburg Scenic Wetlands was the first of World Building Centers to open. Open since 2003, it has an interpretive center, two wetland ponds, exhibits, an education classroom, and a gift shop available for visitors.
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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.
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.