Summer is the perfect time to gather all your loved ones for a day or weekend out. You don’t need to travel far to experience gorgeous landscapes, fascinating historical sites and kid-friendly excitement. The Rio Grande Valley offers all this and more to locals and tourists alike, making it perfect for a summertime getaway. Discover your new favorite spot in the Valley area by visiting these amazing destinations!
If you and your loved ones adore being outdoors, the Rio Grande Valley has the perfect locations to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities. Whether you love camping, hiking or picnicking, the Valley offers dozens of incredible state and local parks. Enjoy some friendly pick-up sports or find the perfect bike trail at Dixieland Park, McKelvey Park or Arroyo Park.
Want to get up close and personal with some incredible and exotic birds? The World Birding Center offers hundreds of rare and exciting species on thousands of acres of land for visitors to scour. Plan your bird watching adventure today!
Texas is filled to the brim with historical sites and museums perfect for the history buff in every family. However, few regions compare to the Rio Grande Valley for awe-inspiring history. Step into the era of the Mexican-American War at the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Brownsville, where Mexican and American troops clashed in 1846. Take a tour through the site, attend special events and discover the many incredible artifacts associated with the battle.
The Weslaco Bi-cultural Museum combines fun and education in a beautiful exhibit dedicated to the history and culture of local residents. Perfect for kids and dates, the Bi-cultural Museum offers a unique, new perspective on what it means to be a Texan.
Music festivals and artistic districts are some of Texas’s most treasured activities and best-kept secrets. The Rio Grande Valley offers numerous unique and quirky districts in which to wander and explore with Valley hubs like McAllen and Brownsville. Take the little ones for a day of fun at The Children’s Museum of Brownsville. Creative exhibits and activities are geared specifically toward children of all ages to build critical thinking and socialization skills.
Looking for a pensive daytime activity for the older crowds? McAllen’s famous Art Walk takes place on the first Friday of every month from September to May and offers a look at some of McAllen’s most historic areas. Enjoy exhibits by various artists in multiple venues, all within walking distance of exquisite dining and entertainment.
Get Outdoors This Summer
Make your summer livelier with exciting activities in one of Texas’s most beautiful areas. When the day is done and you’re ready to settle down among the Rio Grande Valley’s gorgeous landscapes, Wilder RV Resorts have you covered. With fully stocked amenities at each of our numerous nationwide resorts, you’ll be well taken care of during your exploration of the great state of Texas. Contact us online to schedule you summertime adventure today!