Lying adjacent to Rio Grande Valley, McAllen is rich in both cultural and natural diversity. Titles like the ‘city of palms’ have often been used to describe the palm-fringed landscape of McAllen. Texas Square Dance Jamboree is one of the many popular festivals that celebrate the richness of its ancient culture and traditions.Free / Cheap Activities in McAllen
Best Attractions to Visit in McAllen
- With more than 528 bird species spotted till now, Bird-watching is a popular recreational activity of the city.
- Art Walk is an entertaining, self-guided tour along the art galleries at Main Street that is open to all and is absolutely free.
- Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge consists of flora and fauna local to South Texas, besides the Rio Grande River.
- McAllen Convention Center organizes various types of events all year round with few peppy bars and restaurants surrounding it.