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Things to do in Weslaco

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“At the geographic center of the World Birding Center network, Estero Llano Grande in Weslaco attracts a spectacular array of South Texas wildlife with its varied landscape of shallow lake, woodlands and thorn forest. Even beginning birders and nature lovers will enjoy exploring this 230 plus-acre refuge, which is convenient to all the Rio Grande Valley has to offer. This is part of nine locations of birding centers in the Valley. Check out: worldbirdingcenter.com for other loc nations and information. All are unique and beautiful! 3301 S International Blvd FM 1015, Weslaco ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Frontera Audubon is 15-acre nature preserve in the heart of the City of Weslaco in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas providing a haven for birds, butterflies and other wildlife that thrive among the native habitats of its Tamaulipan Thornscrub forest, orchard butterfly garden, wetlands, and ponds. 1101 S. Texas Blvd., Weslaco ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Savory fare & craft beers. Started here in Weslaco and now spread throughout Rio Grande Valley. myblueonion.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Authentic Mexican cuisine. Five-star service in contemporary setting. The Garza family is well known for top food service since they opened their original location in nearby Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. More expensive than most, but worth the experience. arturosbarandgrill.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Has the only native flock of parrots in the US, also other unusual birds seen only in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Great atmosphere and live music. Between Mercedes and Weslaco, just a couple of miles from Mi Casita”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“18 hole course designed by nationally-renown architect. tierrasantaweslaco.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
“Great regional gym. Machine & free weights, cardio, etc. trufitathleticclubs.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Athletics & Sports
“Regional park operated by City of Weslaco. weslacotx.gov/Parks-Recreation.html”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Municipal library part of the Hidalgo County Library system. Great collection of ebooks. weslacopl.us”
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
  • 1 local recommends
Real Estate Agency
“Front door to historic downtown Weslaco. Spanish-Deco facade built in late 1920s. villadecortezweslaco.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Quirky decor featuring Budas to bandidos where Christmas and 4th of July holidays are perennial stock. Tex-Mex dishes are also "muy bueno.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Savory fare & craft beers. Started here in Weslaco and now spread throughout Rio Grande Valley. myblueonion.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Authentic Mexican cuisine. Five-star service in contemporary setting. The Garza family is well known for top food service since they opened their original location in nearby Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. More expensive than most, but worth the experience. arturosbarandgrill.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
“Arguably the best Italian restaurant in the Rio Grande Valley. Mama Milano usually greets patrons with a mixture of Italian and/or Spanish... listen carefully. Authentic dishes, served in homey rooms with kitschy Italian decor. A must. facebook.com/milanosrestaurant”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Quirky decor featuring Budas to bandidos where Christmas and 4th of July holidays are perennial stock. Tex-Mex dishes are also "muy bueno.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
“the best, just the best and conveniently on the way to or from Nuevo Progresso, a quick trip to a border town. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local barbecue spot. With many different types and cuts of meat. The Mac and cheese and brisket is mouth watering.”
  • 1 local recommends

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