Located in the Rio Grande Valley at the southernmost tip of Texas, McAllen is a perennially warm city with a population of just under 140,000. With activities to please nature-lovers, history buffs, and night owls alike, McAllen is just the Texan vacation you've been waiting for. Take your pick of the various hotels in McAllen and plan your adventure today!
Explore the rich local history via storytelling at the McAllen Heritage Center, or wander the International Museum of Art and Science, a Smithsonian Affiliate that hosts a variety of Latin-American art among other exciting exhibits. If it's adventure you seek, why not take a ride on the very last hand-operated ferry on the Rio Grande in Los Ebanos, just west of McAllen? For nature lovers, the McAllen Nature Center offers 20 acres of outdoor beauty, and Quinta Mazatlan, a 10,000 square foot mansion and events center, is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens that attract a variety of birds. There are fantastic nature walks for those looking for some serene natural beauty. Or maybe you just want to relax and play a few holes on the Palm View Golf Course. Whatever you're seeking, you're sure to find it not far from your choice of the many McAllen hotels.
McAllen's Entertainment District is on 17th Street, where you can find just the nightlife experience you're searching for. From chill bars to rowdy dance floors, it's all here. Being close to the border, there's plenty of Mexican food to be found here, but a variety of other cuisines are also available to suit any taste, whether you're craving ethnic options or BBQ. Ready to go? Travelocity can help you find the best in McAllen vacation packages, combining cheap hotels in McAllen with the most convenient flights to McAllen.