Things To Do

Area Attractions

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.

Birding

The World Birding Center

Each site of the World Birding Center has its own attractions for both the first time visitor and expert birder. If you’re into birding, this is the place to be. You can spend your entire vacation here with us and never see the same bird twice.

Fishing

Gulf + Laguna Madre

Fisherman can choose from bay and offshore fishing. The jetties and private docks also provide ideal fishing at SPI and Port Isabel. Catch of day might be trout, redfish, flounder, red snapper, tuna, marlin and even shark!