- 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
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Bright dining areas with an array of televisions for watching all manner of sports, and delicious wings
The Cinemark Theater is a multi-plex theater offering 16 separate auditoriums with modern digital projection technology. The theater features extra large screens, all stadium-style seating, and offers a snack bar and cafe alongside a coin-operated arcade.
Situated on 29 acres, Arroyo Park overlooks the Arroyo Colorado and features facilities for basketball, volleyball, soccer and baseball. The park also offers a fitness area, a children's playground, a picnic shelter and access to Arroyo Hike and Bike Trail.
Renovated in 2012, Boggus Stadium hosts football games for the local school districts on its AstroTurf field. Visitors can hang with the locals in the bleachers while rooting for their favorite local high school team.
A 24-lane traditional bowling center, Creasey's Bowl offers open and league bowling along with party hosting and glow bowling. The center provides arcade games, billiard tables, a snack bar and a lounge with a full bar and a television.
With a monument cast from the same mold that was used for the original Iwo Jima Memorial, the Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum also has artifacts available for viewing. In addition, guests can watch an educational film inside of the museum.
The World Birding Center is a network of nine different birding sites along 120 miles of road that feature hundreds of rare and tropical bird species. The over 10,000 acres of land include freshwater marshes, dry brush and coastal wetlands.
Originally opened in 2002, Harlingen's Champion Skate Center is an inline and roller skating rink that offers open skating hours as well as party and event rentals. The center also hosts themed nights and offers concessions for sale.
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.