Welcome to Brownsville. We are a proud city rich in history, with an eye towards the future. We’re linked by a vibrant community that celebrates our diverse culture year round with incredible food, live music, engaging attractions, and exciting festivals. Here everyone is family. We invite you to explore our city and connect with our amazing community through a collection of personalized highlights and recommendations shared by Brownsville’s incredible people.

We love this city, and we know you will too.

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   Trey M

An American Classic Right In Our Backyard
If you’ve ever tasted delicious barbacoa – meat steam-cooked in an underground oven until tender and tasty
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   Danny L

Freshwater And Saltwater Fishing Minutes From Each Other.
All-year-round pro anglers come to Southern Texas to test their skill and amateurs to try their luck.
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   Rene R

Hands-on interactive displays bring history to life.
I like taking people to the Brownsville Heritage Museum. They bring Brownsville’s fantastic history to life with hands-on interactive
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   Trey M

Spread Your Wings For A One Of A Kind Experience
I discover new things living in Brownsville all of the time, and this is my favorite discovery.
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   Michael L.

Las Ramblas fills its cup, giving back to the community
Brownsville is the second most historical urban center in all of Texas. 
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   Rick R.

A Fair Way To Spend The Day 
If you like to play golf, then Brownsville is the place for you. We have threespots magnificent spots open to the public.
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   Eva G.

Walk And Talk To The Animals
I love spending time in the Mitte Cultural District because it is an extension of what my grandparents left behind and, most importantly, for Brownsville.
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   Graham S.

Paradise Found
Boca Chica Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of Southern Texas. The beach is wide with 8-miles of undeveloped, pure white sand that’s open to vehicles, campers, anglers, surfers, and sunbathers.
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   Dr. Fredrick J.

The Crossroads To The Galaxy
No city on the planet has more Ports of Entry than Brownsville, making it a worldwide gateway to technology and innovation.
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   Vero R.

From Our Farms To Your Table
As the Executive Director of the Brownsville Wellness Coalition and its Brownsville Farmers’ Market, I’m reminded of what is essential… 
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   Danny L.

Somewhere In Time
The tour I give visitors to Brownsville always includes the Sabal Palms Sanctuary.
Sabal Palms is a magnificent spot for bird watching.
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   Tony K.

If These Walls Could Talk
Constructed in 1850, the Stillman House is one of the oldest standing structures in the Rio Grande Valley.
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   Jose Z.

Eat, Drink, And Be Merry
The annual Beerfest is a local community event that has a big city feel. It’s a unique
cashless experience that features intoxicating attractions and top international musical performers.
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   Tony K.

The Future Of Two Nations Decided Here.
Though I’m a historian, my first visit to the original site of Fort Brown probably was to play golf at the public course located there.
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   Danny L.

Hats Off To The Biggest Party In Texas
I’m proud to say one of Brownsville’s classic Charro Days Fiesta highlights is a three-day event called the Sombrero Festival.
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   Tony K.
Take A Bite Out Of Life If you stroll along Washington Street in downtown Brownsville, you might miss this hidden historical site from the 1920s. Continue Reading
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   Roy D.

The Valley’s Biggest Holiday Of The Year!
For over 80 years, Brownsville has celebrated its bi-national traditions and culture at its annual Charro Days Fiesta.
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   Eva G.

All Trails Lead To Brownsville
Exploring Brownsville on a bike turns a vacation into an adventure. The city has trails and bike paths to get out and enjoy our great coastal weather.
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COVID 19 RESPONSE
Our city of Brownsville is proud of its unique history, rich culture, and coastal weather. We also take your safety during the pandemic very seriously. While Covid-19 has changed the way we travel, it has not changed who we are. We’re a family, you are our guest, and your safety and comfort are important to us. That is why all of our hotels, restaurants, local businesses, and year-round attractions participate in a county-wide safety and sanitizing program. From our family to yours, we invite you to play, eat and stay here. Let’s be safe together. Welcome. Let us show you why "We Love This City."