Set out 16 miles east of the heart of McAllen and discover the suburb of Weslaco.
Interesting visitor attractions such as the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, the Museum of South Texas History and the International Museum of Art and Science mean you will never get bored in McAllen.
Frontera Audubon Society has been declared an area of special use in a move which aims to celebrate, protect and preserve the property. If you don't like the idea of trekking across town to get there, look into the nearby Weslaco Inn - Weslaco/Mercedes and Best Western Town Center Inn. Valley Nature Center is a great opportunity for nature fans of all ages to learn about the natural environment here. After a big day of sightseeing, the Victoria Palms Inn & Suites and Texas Inn Weslaco are terrific places to lay your head. They're both within close reach of the attraction.
More budget-conscious tourists might like to check out the rates and amenities at the Super 8 Weslaco and Americas Best Value Inn-Weslaco/Mercedes.
After a few hours of pounding the pavement in Weslaco, head to Weslaco's Daily Grind for a cup of coffee and a treat. Flick through the menu and take a seat at Orale Super Tacos if you'd prefer a more substantial offering. The good times don't have to stop there. When the sky starts to darken, you can raise a glass to a memorable day out at Charley's Bar & Grill.
Should you wish to learn some more about this vacation destination, take the time to explore Expedia's McAllen vacation travel guide. And when you're ready to book, our McAllen hotels page is all you're going to need.