- Our list of the best things to do in Pharr, Texas, features the top 57 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pharr, 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 9 things to do within the city of Pharr, TX , followed by 48 popular activities in nearby cities, including McAllen, Mission, Weslaco and Edinburg
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.
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.
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The Hidalgo County Historical Museum, now the Museum of South Texas History, acts as a cultural repository for the region. Interactive exhibits educate patrons as they view artifacts, browse collections or engage in special event.
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.