Recreation

Recreation

Enjoy South Texas’ Great Weather While in Harlingen

Harlingen enjoys year-round tropical weather. With palm trees swaying abundantly throughout South Texas, the region boasts sunny conditions all year. And with such great weather, there needs to be plenty of ways to enjoy the conditions. Harlingen has an array of recreational activities for visitors and residents to enjoy.

South Texas has become renowned for its wildlife.  Ecotourism has become a major growth industry. With the World Birding Center headquarters in the Rio Grande Valley, Harlingen has a wide variety of birds and other animals, perfect for avid birders or just nature enthusiasts.

Harlingen’s Parks Division maintains approximately 556 acres of park and recreational facilities, such as baseball, softball, soccer and football fields.

Top quality public golf courses and country clubs allow golfers to work up a sweat on the greens, and public tennis courts serve both beginning or recreational players as well as more serious competitors.

And there are also professional sports teams in the area, so families can go out to see pro basketball, baseball or hockey games.