Tourist Attractions in

McAllen, Texas

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 and Jail
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.

Quinta Mazatlan
600 Sunset Avenue
Quinta Mazatlan works to preserve the 1930's adobe estate and the native plants and animals of the Rio Grande Valley, by providing a sanctuary for environmental education, eco-tourism and inspiration to people of all ages.