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McAllen Travel Guide

Nestled in the Rio Grande Valley is the city of McAllen. This vibrant and welcoming place is in the southernmost part of the Lone Star State and is home to a variety of fun attractions. From birdwatching and hiking trails to golf and museums, there is something for everyone in McAllen. Enjoy some retail therapy at the shops in the historic downtown business district, including vintage clothing, antique stores and speciality boutiques. In the evenings, 17th Street Entertainment District comes to life, with lively bars and upscale restaurants, as well as live music performances.

Things to Do in McAllen

If you like to golf, enjoy a few rounds at the Palm View Golf Course where you can make your way around the ponds and rolling fairways. At the McAllen Nature Center, get back to nature and follow the walking trail around to admire the plants and animals. Elsewhere, Quinta Mazatlan is a luxurious mansion with Spanish style decor. It was built in 1930s and is now the best place to birdwatch in McAllen. Join one of the tours and observe the butterflies that migrate here. The international Museum of Art and Science is also popular, with exhibits to learn about the Rio Grande ecosystem, while over at the McAllen Heritage Center, you can learn about local history.

Best Time to Visit McAllen

McAllen enjoys visitors all year round, with the summer months being warm and the winter being mild.

Price and Availability in McAllen

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in McAllen is in December, while the cheapest month is in August. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in McAllen is in the high season in July. McAllen has its low season in May, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in McAllen tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in McAllen tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The Weather in McAllen

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in McAllen. The warmest months in McAllen are June and May, when temperatures reach 109 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 31 ˚F. The wettest month in McAllen is June with 8.63 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.09 inches of rain.

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