Explore the top things to do in Harlingen

Located off I-69 E, the Country Inn & Suites in Harlingen provides easy access to popular things to do in the area such as watching the action at Valley Race Park or hitting the links at Tony Butler Golf Course. Need some retail therapy? Amp up your wardrobe at Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets, and look for more great deals at Valle Vista Mall. You can take time to reflect at the Iwo Jima Monument or learn more about the history of the area at the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum. If you’re traveling with little ones, we’re located less than 25 minutes from encounters with giraffes and zebras at Gladys Porter Zoo or bird-watching opportunities at the World Birding Center’s Harlingen location.

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Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

12.4 mi / 19.96 km from the hotel
Find great deals on top brands like Coach, Michael Kors, and Columbia at more than 100 stores when you visit this outlet mall. You can fuel your bargain-hunting at one of several eateries in the food court.

Harlingen Arroyo Colorado

0.94 mi / 1.51 km from the hotel
Bird enthusiasts can enjoy wilderness walks, educational exhibits, and other attractions at this center, one of nine in the Rio Grande Valley.

Cinemark 16 and XD

2.23 mi / 3.59 km from the hotel
Grab some popcorn and see the latest blockbuster, rom-com, or family movie at this 16-screen theater.

Gladys Porter Zoo

21.12 mi / 34 km from the hotel
Spend the day at Gladys Porter Zoo, which features more than 500 plant and animal species, including lions, hippos, orangutans, and gorillas.

Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum

3.78 mi / 6.08 km from the hotel
Learn all about the Harlingen area when you browse the interactive exhibits at this attraction. You can also admire the historical buildings or enjoy a seasonal event.

Iwo Jima Monument

4.16 mi / 6.7 km from the hotel
You can see the same memorial statue displayed in Arlington National Cemetery in Harlingen near the HRL airport. Admission is free, and souvenirs are available in the gift shop.

Tony Butler Golf Course

1.28 mi / 2.06 km from the hotel
Hone your golf swing and chipping skills, and then get in a round on either the nine-hole course or the 18-hole course.

Treasure Hills Golf Club

2.84 mi / 4.57 km from the hotel
Located in the Rio Grande Valley, this lovely course offers rolling terrain and wide fairways.

Valle Vista Mall

2.32 mi / 3.74 km from the hotel
Shop for a new outfit among the stores at this popular local mall, which features retailers like Dillard's, JCPenney, Aéropostale, and Journeys.