Area Attractions

Area Attractions

An area is only as good as its attractions. Here at Palm Valley, any lifestyle can be met with just a leisurely drive.


Located within 5-10 minutes

Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops has become one of North America’s premier outdoor retailers serving over 75 million sportsmen a      year. Each store is uniquely themed by region. It is truly an unforgettable shopping experience with all your South Texas hunting and fishing needs.

Hike and Bike Trails
2 mile trail along the Arroyo Colorado that gives you an opportunity to exercise while taking in beautiful scenic outlooks. It has become a predominant spot for locals over the years.

Harlingen Country Club
The country club is a great place to socialize with friends and neighbors. Equipped with one of a kind dining, tennis  and golf; the club is like a home away from home.

South Texas is recognized as an international birding destination with elite birding festivals, nature parks and some of the rarest birds in the world that migrate through the area. Ramsey and Thicket Nature Parks are 2 of the better known locations for gazing. I’d recommend keeping binoculars handy and your eyes wide open!


Located within 15-25 minutes

Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlet Mall
The Premium Outlet Mall is ideal for any shopping experience. With over 50 stores, all your shopping needs can be found accommodating men, women and children. Who says you can’t be fashionable on a cheaper expense?

Iwo Jima Memorial
Iwo Jima statue is the original sculpture used in casting the famous bronzed Marine Corps Memorial depicting the raising of the US flag over Iwo Jima during World War II. The museum is an enjoyable way to recapture history while paying respect to veterans of its time.

Located within 30-45 minutes

South Padre Island
Located on the tropical tip of Texas, South Padre Island runs along the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Provided are beautiful beaches, warm Gulf waters, fishing, bird watching and shopping to diversify a vacation or one day stay in the comfort of friends and family. Restaurants in this area have acquired top recommended Seafood and Mexican eateries in the state of Texas.

Gladys Porter Zoo
The Gladys Porter Zoo is nestled in the center of Browsville, Texas. With 26 acres of tropical plants and 1,600 animals, the zoo welcomes a fascinating time for families and individuals alike.

Port Mansfield
Port Mansfield is another town for the fishing enthusiast. A simple 9 mile boat ride leads to the Gulf of Mexico. This smaller town is a fisherman’s dream being described as “one of the best fishing areas in the country.”

Progeso, MX
Progreso is a place where locals go to enjoy the flavors of Mexico. This small border town caters to the visitors who enjoy shopping and dining in the quaint shops and restaurants that lie off this three small community.

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Along the shores of Laguna Madre lies the great habitat of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Considered a treasure for nature lovers, this habitat delivers remarkable life of endangered species and unique plant life that can only be found in the region. An attraction of its own, this refuge delivers a delightful ambiance.

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Running along the Rio Grande river, this refuge brings the beauty of nature to both Mexico and Texas. Cultural blends can be found in the names of popular plants and wildlife in this region. Avid nature lovers will not be let down.

Arroyo City
Arroyo City is home to fishermen of all types. This small town resides along the Arroyo river filled with boating docks and fishing piers. Rentals for fishing houses are also available. This is a premier destination for the fishing enthusiast of all levels.