in Rio Grande Valley, TX
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Museum of South Texas History
200 N Closner Blvd
Edinburg, TX 78541 Directions
Immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of the southernmost part of the Lone Star State at the Museum of South Texas History. Check out the history and heritage outlined by exhibits and attractions, spanning from prehistoric times through the 20th century. Photographs, documents, books, maps and other artifacts help to illustrate the story of life in this region of the state.
600 Sunset Dr
McAllen, TX 78503 Directions
Take a stroll through the beautiful Quinta Mazatlan mansion, and explore the 20-acre property surrounding the home.
The Spanish-style, 1930s estate is home to interesting exhibits and attractions, and the grounds around the building offer various nature trails that venture through the Rio Grande Valley Thornforest. As you walk along the trails, you'll see native vegetation like the Prickly Pear Cactus and birds like the Green Jay, and the Buff-bellied Hummingbird.
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
3325 Green Jay
Alamo, TX 78516 Directions
Spend a day at the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, and learn about the abundant South Texas wildlife.
Before you hit the trails, hang out in the visitor center where you'll become familiar with the area's inhabitants and vegetation through interesting exhibits and attractions. When you are venturing along your trek, you will see animals like squirrels, armadillos, bobcats, coyotes, a wide variety of birds, and hundreds of butterflies.
Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark
100 Padre Blvd
South Padre Island, TX 78597 Directions
Be ready for some wet and wild fun at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark. This South Padre Island destination offers thirteen water slides and a number of water attractions to cool you off in the Texas heat. Try your surfing skills on the Boogie Bahn, take a ride on the Rio Aventura, or hang out on Rio Beach - whatever you do, don't forget the sunscreen.