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Explore Things to Do in Rio Grande Valley Texas

Tucked away in the Rio Grande Valley, 12 miles north of the border and the banks of the Rio Grande, Victoria Palms Inn & Suites puts you close to outdoor recreation, shopping, cultural attractions, and some of the area's best golf courses. Catch a concert or sporting event in the nearby town of McAllen, just minutes away. Shop for bargains at the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets. Savor an authentic Mexican meal right across the border in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. Experience the beauty of the Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle National Shrine and snap a photo. Or explore the beaches of South Padre Island and the Gulf of Mexico.
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets in Mercedes

Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

Discover 140 designer retailers and outlets at this popular shopping destination. You'll save on high-end brands such as Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Nuevo Progreso in Mexico

Nuevo Progreso

Walk across the bridge from Progreso Lakes, Texas and you’ll enter Nuevo Progreso in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Once there, you’ll find a wealth of shops, restaurants, and street musicians.
Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in Alamo

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

Situated along the banks of the Rio Grande, this South Texas refuge protects a diversity of animals and endangered species, including the Texas ocelot, 397 bird species and 300 species of butterflies. 
Estero Llano Grande State Park of Weslaco

Estero Llano Grande State Park

Spanning more than 230 acres, this vital wetlands area is home to a number of endangered bird species and rare wildlife, and offers a wildlife-viewing deck, boardwalks, an observation deck, and trails.
Quinta Mazatlan in Texas

Quinta Mazatlan

This beautiful historical Adobe mansion and nature and birding center is located minutes away in the heart of McAllen, Texas, and offers a garden with bronze sculptures, unique artifacts and activities.
Tierra Santa Golf Club in Weslaco

Tierra Santa Golf Club

Tee off on this popular golf course located minutes away from the hotel, surrounded by the captivating scenery of the Rio Grand Valley. The course is suitable to all skill levels and equipment is available.
Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in Texas

Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle

Every weekend, nearly 20,000 Catholics arrive at this landmark holy site. Built in 1980 and designated a basilica 19 years later,this is one of America’s most sacred and popular shrines.
Pins & Qs Bowling Alley

Pins & Qs Bowling Alley

This family-friendly bowling center features something for everyone: an arcade for the kids and billiards for the adults, with a restaurant and bar. Only 5 miles away from our hotel.
Weslaco Valley Nature Center

Weslaco Valley Nature Center

Valley Nature Center in Weslaco is a 6-acre park and nature preserve, a perfect place to visit to enjoy the outdoors and to learn about the natural history of the Rio Grande Valley.
The Weslaco Museum

The Weslaco Museum

The Weslaco Museum is a must-visit when in town. This charming museum is one of the most historic sites in Weslaco and is devoted to the cultural heritage of the region.