Boasting Gulf Breezes and sun year round, Brownsville is a great place for outdoor activities. Nested in the fascinating and bio-diverse banks of the once mighty Rio Grande, Brownsville offers visitors many ways to enjoy the sunshine with an excellent array of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Gladys Porter Zoo, one of the top rated zoos in the U.S., offers an array of wild life and rare plants from all over the world.
Brownsville is also home to hundreds of species of plants, birds, reptiles and mammals, many of them unique to the area, and also features a great diversity of landscapes, ranging from rivers to grasslands to open coastal wetlands.
Archaeological sites abound, as well as spectacular grassy flats, sand dunes, and a host of other natural attractions. Hikers, runners, cyclists, backpackers, campers and adventurers are sure to find something to enjoy in this magnificent corner of North America.
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