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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!

Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center

Dolphin Research and Sea Life Nature Center

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Capelo Spa & Salon

Capelo Spa & Salon

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Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival

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Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course

Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course

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Los Ebanos Ferry

Los Ebanos Ferry

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Cinemark Pharr Town Center and XD

Cinemark Pharr Town Center and XD

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Mission Historical Museum

Mission Historical Museum

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Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center

Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center

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Hillbilly's

Hillbilly's

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South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center

South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center

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Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

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Air Padre Kiteboarding

Air Padre Kiteboarding

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Breakaway Cruises

Breakaway Cruises

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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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Harlingen Police Department

Harlingen Police Department

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Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville

Valley Baptist Medical Center – Brownsville

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KTLM-TV 40 - Telemundo

KTLM-TV 40 - Telemundo

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KVEO-TV 23 - NBC

KVEO-TV 23 - NBC

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Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

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Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless

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Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley

Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley

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