Welcome to Brownsville, Texas

On the Border, by the Sea & Beyond.

On the Border, by the Sea. Rich in culture and located in the South Texas tropics, Brownsville is the perfect travel destination where you can enjoy the outdoors, take in our history and discover why WE LOVE THIS CITY — and you will too.
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Brownsville is growing and thriving with a mixture of people and culture, and it’s incorporated in all the aspects of life here.  You can taste it in our delicious food, hear it in the music that fills our streets, feel it in the excitement of our celebrations.
Open year-round, Brownsville has attractions that will keep you busy during your getaway! From our museums to beautiful trails, you’ll be busy your whole stay.


Hiking, biking , kayaking and bird-watching are just a few things you can do all around Brownsville.

With an extensive trail system and Resaca de la Palma State Park & World Birding Center, visitors can see all the natural beauty Brownsville has to offer. Brownsville is also home to Gladys Porter Zoo, with with over 1,600 animals, many of them endangered. The zoo participates in many species recovery efforts.

Beach & Beyond

On your way to Boca Chica Beach you’ll find the latest in space exploration, the SpaceX commercial launch site.

You won’t want to miss seeing Brownsville take flight.

Be a Part of History

Rich in history, Brownsville is one of the States’ most historic cities, featuring battlefields, historic homes and many sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Brownsville played an instrumental part in the Texas Revolution, the Mexican–American War and in the American Civil War.

Explore Brownsville’s history through the Historic Battlefield Trail from Fort Brown to Palo Alto Battlefield. 

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