As one of the southernmost cities in the United States, Brownsville sits right along the Texas and Mexico border. The city is steeped in history, featuring the Palo Alto National Battlefield, which marks that spot of an important battle in the Mexican-American War. With the Gulf of Mexico just minutes away, you can also explore the coast or take a trip to South Padre Island. If you have your passport, a trip over the border is easy. There are many great Brownsville hotels in the area and the nearby airport offers very affordable flights to Brownsville.
Start your adventure in Brownsville with a trip to the Gladys Porter Zoo, Boca Chica Beach, or the Sabal Palm Bird Sanctuary. You can also enjoy several activities, including walking, hiking, cycling, kayaking, or golfing. If you prefer to spend the day indoors, a trip to any of the city's great museums, such as the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts, Children's Museum of Brownsville, or the Historic Brownsville Museum, is the perfect option. You can end your day by taking in a production at The Camille Lightner Playhouse. You'll be able to find plenty of cheap hotels in Brownsville close to the main attractions.
The majority of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in Brownsville are located just north of downtown, along Interstate 69E—in the Cameron Park region. Texas is well known for having exceptional steak, and you will find plenty of fine steakhouses in Brownsville. Its proximity to the Mexican border has also brought numerous restaurants serving Mexican cuisine into the city.
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