Activities & Events

The Rio Grande Valley is full of adventures for guests of all ages.  Below is a list of just some of the area activities and events for you to enjoy.  Take a day trip or let us shuttle you from the resort.

Area Activities

Brownsville Area

Brownsville has a variety of activities to keep you entertained.

Museums

Brownsville Heritage Complex – Includes the Heritage Museum and Preservation Center, the Stillman House, Market Square Research Center, Old City Cemetery Center, the Historical Alonso Building, and the Historical Brownsville Museum: Mary Uturria Educational Center - http://brownsvillehistory.org/

Brownsville Museum of Fine Art - https://bmfa.us/

Costumes of the Americas Museum - http://www.costumesoftheamericasmuseum.net/

Children’s Museum of Brownsville - http://cmofbrownsville.com/

Commemorative Air Force Museum - http://www.rgvcaf.org/

Historic Brownsville Museum - http://historicbrownsvillemuseum.com/

Little Graceland Museum - http://www.littlegraceland.com/

Area Parks

Linear Park (host of the Brownsville Farmers Market) - http://mitteculturaldistrict.org/hist_linear.html

Palo Alto Battlefield National Park - https://www.nps.gov/paal/index.htm

Washington Park - http://www.mitteculturaldistrict.org/Parks_wash.html

Dean Porter Park (home of the Ringgold Civic Pavilion) - http://www.mitteculturaldistrict.org/Parks_dean.html

Brownsville Holiday Village - http://www.holidayvillagebrownsville.com/

Outdoor Adventures

Gladys Porter Zoo - http://gpz.org/

Cascade Park - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cascade-Park/1624848034469322?rf=893912544023102

Grace Heritage Ranch - http://graceheritageranch.com/

White Wing Fields - http://www.whitewingranch.com/

Kayaking - https://brownsville.org/play/kayaking/

Russell Aquatic Center - http://gpz.org/russell-aquatic-center/

Biking

Gladys Porter Zoo - http://gpz.org/

BikeShare Rio Grande Valley - https://brownsville.org/bikeshare/

Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trails - http://parks.cob.us/DocumentCenter/View/506

Paseo de la Resaca Trail System - http://parks.cob.us/340/Paseo-de-la-Resaca-Trail-System

Belden Trail -

Monte Bella Bike Trail – http://parks.cob.us/341/Monte-Bella-Park

Rescasa de la Palma State Park Trails - http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/resaca-de-la-palma

Laguna Atasosa Wildlife Refuge - https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Laguna_Atascosa/

Birding

Sabal Palm Sanctuary - http://sabalpalmsanctuary.org/

Joe & Tony Oilveria Park - http://parks.cob.us/home

Laguna Atasosa Wildlife Refuge - https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Laguna_Atascosa/

Boca Chica Beach - http://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wildlife/wildlife-trails/ltc/boca-chica-loop

Resaca de la Palma State Park - https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/resaca-de-la-palma

Shopping

Sunrise Mall - http://www.sunrisemalltx.com/

Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets - http://www.premiumoutlets.com/

Brownsville Farmers’ Market - https://www.facebook.com/BrownsvilleFarmersMarket

Hopes & Dreams Collectibles - https://www.facebook.com/Hopes-Dreams-Collectibles-132897283440627/

Juan’s Music & Collectibles - https://www.facebook.com/JuansCollectibles?ref=br_rs

Junk N Treasure - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Junk-N-Treasure-956/557364190988835

Little Mexico - https://www.facebook.com/Little-Mexico-281130872035646/

Reat Boutique - https://www.facebook.com/REPEAT-BOUTIQUE-138248006203371/

HobbyTown - http://www.hobbytown-rgv.com/

Tours

Burlingame Brownsville – Matamoros Mexico Tours – 650 E. Ruben M. Torres Sr. Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520

Go With Jo Tours - http://www.gowithjo.com/

SPI Dolphin Docks Inc. - http://www.dolphinwatching.info/

Texas Gulf Trawling - http://www.texasgoldshrimp.com/

Arts

Camille Playhouse - http://www.camilleplayhouse.org/

Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts - http://www.artsinbrownsville.org/

Puente Art Studio & Gallery - https://www.facebook.com/PuenteArtStudio

Nightlife

Barnstormers Crew Lounge - http://www.rgvwingcaf.com/

Buffalo Wild Wings - http://www.buffalowildwings.com/

Chili’s Grill & Bar - https://www.chilis.com/

Cobbleheads Bar & Grill - http://cobbleheads.com/

Half Moon Saloon - https://www.facebook.com/Half-Moon-Saloon-156825587706392/

Mynt Bar & Grill - https://www.myntbarandgrill.com/

The Vermillion Restaurant - http://www.thevermillion.com/

VFW Pub & Event Center – 1801 Veterans Blvd., Brownsville, TX 78521

Family Fun

Galaxy Bowling Center - http://galaxybowlingcenter.com/


South Padre Island

Only 20 minutes away and  a variety of options for the day or evening, including beach access, dining and island nightlife entertainment.  Guided fishing tours are available to ensure a great catch (http://www.spifishingtrips.com/).  For the more adventurous, enjoy Dolphin Watch Eco-Tours (http://theoriginaldolphinwatch.net/eco-tour-trips/) or a sunset dinner cruise (https://www.sailspi.com/).

Schlitterbahn is located on the Island and offers an escape from the sand for a day! http://www.schlitterbahn.com/south-padre-island

Area Events

Please see our calendar of events for an updated list of all resort and area events.