Tourist Attractions in
1900 Nolana (north end of Bicentennial)
Tel. (956) 682-1564
Open: Tuesday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5
Free (donations accepted)
Old Hidalgo County Courthouse
Bridge and Flora Street, Hidalgo
(Go south on 10th or 23rd Street to Hidalgo - about 10 miles)
Built in 1886 this complex served as county jail until 1908, when the county seat was moved to Edinburg. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
McAllen Botanical Gardens
2.5 miles west on Business 83, past Ware Road.
Tel. (956) 682-1517 (Parks and Recreation)
Open: seven days a week until dark
Entrance: Free In this 20 acre park you find waterfalls, a sunken garden, a main garden with trees indeginous to Texas, a cactus garden and nature trails.