Things to do in Harlingen with kids

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Donna
Get your kids out into nature and enjoy fresh air as they keep active with paintball!
Brownsville
With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is an excellent family day out, also known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife and their special events days and kids' summer school.
Alamo
A haven for wildlife, birds, endangered species, wetlands, snakes, and lizards, where families can explore the tree canopies, beautiful foliage and learn about nature.
San Juan
Roller skating fun for the whole family, as well as a multi level adventure play zone and arcade!
Edinburg
A fascinating and educational look into the Rio Grande Valley area, with prehistoric plants and animal fossils, native history and European colonization exhibits.
Edinburg
We have summer camps, Pony Rentals for parties, we also have riding lessons, and FUN DAYS for everyone.
Port Isabel
Family fun cruises on a pirate ship! Complete with a crew of professional pirates who entertain with pirate stories, face painting, treasure hunts, water pistol battles, and swords!
Bounce RGV
(33 Miles)
McAllen
Sticky walls, obstacles, tunnels, and a funhouse - all inflatable? Why not spend the day bouncing!
McAllen
Nature loving families can explore birding trails, nature exhibits, and enjoy some fun outdoor play in this 10,000 square foot Southern Texas historic adobe home.
McAllen
Kids and famililes can journey back to the Old West with this museum of art walks, excellent gallery pieces and the amazing collection of colonial and old west guns and antiques.
Cascade Park
(33 Miles)
McAllen
A simple city park and playground with sports fields and sand volleyball, plus a pool nearby. Plenty of picnic space great for family games.
McAllen
Unique hands-on science exhibits and creative artwork for kids and families to enjoy, at the IMAS galleries, where the exhibits change each year for something new.
Flamingo Bowl
(34 Miles)
McAllen
Family bowling fun with 40 modern tenpin bowling lanes, 14 full sized pool tables, and a well stocked family arcade!
South Padre Island
Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark on beautiful South Padre Island is the tropical destination for family fun! With interconnecting water rides and slides, a huge 5-story tall Sandcastle, thrilling uphill water coasters, a man-made surfing wave, and direc...
Mission
Families, especially younger kids, will love looking, feeling, and learning about the incredible numbers of multi-colored wild butterflies in this butterfly center!
Mission
MHM strives to engage and inform their visitors about local history through innovative exhibits and programs.
McAllen
Great fun for active kids with mini golf, go karting, bumper boats, softball, plus regular events, enormous arcade and birthday parties!
Corpus Christi
Featuring 3 major water slides, wave pool, lazy river, replica air craft carrier water play structure with cannons and more slides, plus unique splash pad area.
Texas State Aquarium
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(114 Miles)
Corpus Christi
Travel an aquatic journey from the shore to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of animals representing over 300 species are found within 700,000 gallons of fun and fascination. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for...
Rockport
RVs and bungalows sit right on the waterfront in Bahia Vista Waterfront RV Park, ideal for families who want to spend some time on the beautiful Texan coast all year round!
Refugio
Step back in the time to the days of the old American West... a time when the lure of the wide open spaces drew men to create a new American way of life - the life of the cowboy. Now, you can live that life, as you experience the flavor of the old We...
The Texas Zoo
(185 Miles)
Victoria
offers a terrific range of creatures both indiginous and exotic species, plus keeper talks, lion training, animal shows and zoo camps.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Harlingen with kids

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National Butterfly Center

(39 Miles) Zoos in Mission

2

International Museum of Art and Science

(33 Miles) Museums in McAllen

3

Museum of South Texas History

(30 Miles) Museums in Edinburg

4

The Zone Action Park

(44 Miles) Kids Fun in McAllen

5

Quinta Mazatlan

(33 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in McAllen

6

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

(28 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Alamo

7

Nuevo Santander Gallery

(33 Miles) Museums in McAllen

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Cascade Park

(33 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in McAllen

9

The Black Dragon Pirate Ship

(31 Miles) Kids Fun in Port Isabel

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Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark

(34 Miles) Waterparks in South Padre Island

Fun places to visit in Harlingen with kids

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