Hidden Treasures
in Rio Grande Valley, TX

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Quinta Mazatlan
Quinta Mazatlan

600 Sunset Dr
McAllen, TX 78503   Directions

(956) 681-3370

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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.

US Border & Customs Service -Los Ebanos Ferry Crossing
US Border & Customs Service -Los Ebanos Ferry Crossing

200 Flores St
Los Ebanos, TX 78565   Directions

(956) 487-1650

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Visit the Los Ebanos Ferry and take a ride on a true Texas relic. The ferry is the last hand-operated cable ferry on the Rio Grande River. This little piece of Lone Star State history got it's name from the plant it is anchored by, the Texas Ebony. Don't bother going on a rainy day, the ferry doesn't run when the weather is bad.

Veteran’s War Memorial of Texas
Veteran’s War Memorial of Texas

3129 Galveston Ave
McAllen, TX 78501   Directions

(956) 631-2511

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Pay respects to the men who have died protecting our great United States at the Hidalgo County Veterans War Memorial. The memorial honors those killed in action during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. You'll find the memorial in front of the Hidalgo County Courthouse.

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