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Things To Do in Rio Grande Valley, TX

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Gladys Porter Zoo

Gladys Porter Zoo

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Jaber Estate Winery

Jaber Estate Winery

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Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

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South Padre Island Golf Club

South Padre Island Golf Club

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US Border & Customs Service -Los Ebanos Ferry Crossing

US Border & Customs Service -Los Ebanos Ferry Crossing

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Cinemark Movies 6

Cinemark Movies 6

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Children's Museum of Brownsville

Children's Museum of Brownsville

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Cine El Rey

Cine El Rey

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Hillbilly's

Hillbilly's

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Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

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La Plaza Mall

La Plaza Mall

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American Diving

American Diving

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Southern Wave

Southern Wave

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Local Resources in Rio Grande Valley, TX

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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McAllen Chamber of Commerce

McAllen Chamber of Commerce

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Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Rio Grande Regional Hospital

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The Monitor

The Monitor

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KGBT-TV 4 - CBS

KGBT-TV 4 - CBS

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Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

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McAllen Public Works

McAllen Public Works

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Ronald McDonald House Charities -  Rio Grande Valley

Ronald McDonald House Charities - Rio Grande Valley

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