McAllen is the second largest city in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, USA. It is located near the Rio Grande River along the US-Mexico border. It is rated among the top 10 safest cities in the country. The city is a local hub for birding in the Rio Grande Valley because of its warm winter weather. A highlight of
your McAllen Vacations and one of the most famous birding spots in the city is a group of 9 sites called the World Birding Centers. It is North America’s most productive birding location and hosts a large number of bird and butterfly species. You can choose to save big through McAllen vacation packages and to have a hassle-free vacation.
The best time to visit McAllen is the summer season from June to August. The temperature ranges from 70-90 deg F and you can use this time for sightseeing.
Places of interest in McAllen
McAllen and the rest of Rio Grande Valley are the most important places on a bird watcher’s map in North America. The city lies between North and South America, on a migratory path chosen by thousands of migrating birds and butterflies during winters. The city is also inclusive of some picture-perfect natural scenery and some harmless wildlife.
Quinta Mazatlan is an Adobe mansion and nature and birding center in McAllen. It is also a regional wing of the World Birding Center in McAllen. It offers guided tours to its inside and to the adjoining 15 acres of land that offer an enchanting combination of flora and fauna native to South Texas.
International Museum of Art & Science
The International Museum of Art & Science in McAllen is focally known for its superb collection of European and Latin American artworks related to 16th to 19th centuries, and several Japanese prints, modern art, folk art and antique stained glasses. You should also take out time for a children’s exhibit, a sculpture garden, a science playground and images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope.