- Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
- Gladys Porter Zoo
- Dean Porter Park
- University of Texas Rio Grand Valley Brownsville
- Brownsville Historical Museum
- Matamoros, Mexico
- Commemorative Air Force Museum
- Sabal Palm Grove & Audubon Center & Sanctuary
- South Padre Island
- Schlitterbahn, South Padre Island
City Name: BROWNSVILLE
Direction from City Center to Hotel: North
Distance from Hotel: 6.5 MI/ 10.46 KM
Golf: 7 MI/ 11.27 KM North
Brownsville’s tropical climate makes it a year-round destination. The Gladys Porter Zoo is a world-class park with over 1,500 animals in natural settings. The Palo Alto National Battlefield tells the stories of two nations and one war. The Historic Battlefield Trail is a safe 9-mile hike and bike path that crosses the city. The Resaca de la Palma State Park is a nature paradise.
Shopping, food, festivals, history, birding, and recreation make Brownsville an amazing destination. One of America’s most unique cities, Brownsville is proud of its walkable downtown and historic architecture. A trek across the International Bridge transports you to another country and culture. There are attractions for the entire family and South Padre Island is just a quick drive away.
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The beautiful and peaceful Sabal Plam Sanctuary features excellent nature hikes. An easy stroll across the International Bridge, Matamoros has the most to offer of the border towns strung across South Texas, including historic buildings and authentic restaurants. Don’t miss the bi-cultural cuisine, including fresh seafood from the Gulf of Mexico, which bathes the city in its cooling breezes.
Fans of Mexican food will need a week to sample the authentic fare in this booming border town. The vibrant nightlife scene is not to be missed. Take a walking tour of the historic downtown. Check out the museums and attractions of the Mitte Cultural District. Find all the shopping you could ever want between Sunshine Mall, our popular stores, and a growing authentic Mexican market.