Area Attractions

You can stay on the go the entire time that you’re here if you so choose. There are things for the young and the young at heart and all ages in between. Climb the lighthouse, see the exotic animals at the zoo, check out museums or go to plays and/or concerts; all will keep you thoroughly busy while you’re here in deep South Texas, the Coast and the Rio Grande Valley.

The Port Isabel Lighthouse & Museums

The Museums of Port Isabel is a complex consisting of three diverse facilities, the Port Isabel Historic Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, and the Point Isabel Lighthouse. All three are within walking distance of each other and are open year around to the public.

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Gladys Porter Zoo

The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 26 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.

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McAllen Convention Center

The McAllen Convention Center, which opened in March of 2007, was designed to capture the elements of its surroundings, with bi-cultural themes and tropical accents.

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State Farm Arena

Catch a Killer Bees hockey match, a Vipers basketball game, the Circus or a Monster Jam at this, $20 million, arena built in 2003, to support a growing Rio Grande Valley population.

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Brownsville is a semi-tropical paradise of stately palm trees, ever-blooming bougainvilleas, exotic birds, and warm Gulf breezes. Steeped in a rich South Texas heritage and located on the banks of the Rio Grande, Brownsville is a perfect two nation leisure travel destination with Matamoros, Mexico, just steps away and it’s only thirty minutes away. It’s a Fiesta every day!
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Harlingen rests in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, about 30 miles from the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The city covers more than 34 square miles, and is the second largest city in Cameron County and the sixth largest in the Rio Grande Valley.

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The epicenter of one of the fastest growing areas of the Country, McAllen features a plethora of things to see and do. As the largest city in Hidalgo County, it’s a must see.

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Contact Information:

Marisol Condominiums
1700 Gulf Blvd. | South Padre Island, TX 78597
| Phone (956) 761-1193 | Fax (956) 761-5032
Office Hours:
Winter:  Monday  - Saturday  9:00am to 5:00pm    Sunday 10:00am to 2:00pm
Summer:  Monday - Sunday 9:00am to 5:00pm
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