Located in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, Texas is a border town known for its beautiful desert landscape, delicious food, old-time feel, and sunny days. If you want to see all this beautiful city has to offer, then you'll benefit from booking a McAllen car rental and making a plan for a few area-specific road trips.
Visitors who book flights to McAllen will land at the McAllen Miller International Airport. There are many McAllen airport car rental options if you're just landing, but if you prefer to grab a taxi then you can expect to be in the city center within 10 minutes. From there, it's easy to get to any of the McAllen hotels and you will soon find that the city is very easy to navigate. You can enjoy a small road trip by zipping down to Hidalgo, Texas, a tiny border town that is home to great art and food, as well as the Prismas Basalticos, beautiful natural waterfalls well-known to local swimmers and divers.
Most visitors to McAllen love the McAllen Nature Center. Known for its wide variety of educational stops, nature hikes and community green spaces, the McAllen Nature Center is a family friendly destination that's perfect for visitors of all ages. You can get your science fix at the International Museum of Art & Science, which offers frequently changing exhibits and plenty of community events. Also, the Quinta Mazatlan is a historic Spanish adobe estate that now offers world-class birding, tours, and plenty of family friendly activities.
Regardless of what you want to see in the desert, Travelocity can help you book car rentals in McAllen. Don't forget the Travelocity Price Guarantee: Travelocity will match a lower price and refund the difference, so you know you're always getting the best deal.