Top Attractions in Pharr, TX

Are you looking for a great place to visit or long overdue for a vacation? Pharr, TX is a great place to visit or vacation and there is plenty to see and do while in the city. Nature lovers find it hard to leave the beautiful city because there are many attractions that offer an up-close and personal exploration with nature. If you prefer something a little more upbeat and invigorating, there are options for you also. Adults and children are smitten with the beauty of the city and amazed by the attractions there are to explore.

Here are a few attractions to visit when in Pharr:

  • Quinta MazatlanQuinta Mazatlan is a historical Adobe mansion and nature and birding center. The urban sanctuary works to enrich people’s lives by sharing knowledge about birds, plants, and environmental stewardship in South Texas. The venue is cherished locally and recognized internationally, as a sanctuary connecting people to the history, beauty and wonder of the natural world.


  • McAllen Heritage Center Inc – the museum of McAllen history & culture opened to the public during June 2008. Today, among many accomplishments, it continues to expand its exhibits about McAllen’s colorful history. There is a gift shop for tourists or visitors to purchase souvenirs for keepsakes or to share with friends with family.


  • Riverside Dreamer River Tour – a relaxing river cruise on the Rio Grande River aboard the Riverside Dreamer, which is a 55-ft. custom built pontoon boat with covered cushioned seating for up almost 50-passenger. The cruise is ideal for bird watching or a romantic cruise up the river. Reserve the River Dreamer for private events or special occasions. Refreshments are available for purchase at the Riverside Club to take aboard, as no outside food or beverages are allowed.
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