Things to do in Brownsville

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  • 1
    Gladys Porter Zoo

    Gladys Porter Zoo

    Ranked #1 overall in Brownsville things to do
    9.820 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    The zoo was awesome. There were a lot of awesome exhibits, and everything was clean and not smushed together, which is good. Fyi, though, the animals sleep. A lot.

  • 2
    Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site

    Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site

    Ranked #2 overall in Brownsville things to do
    9.04 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy
  • 3
    Sabal Palm Sanctuary

    Sabal Palm Sanctuary

    Ranked #3 overall in Brownsville things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Another fun family activity in Brownsville. Walk around the trails and view all the natural floral and fauna in the area. Can be muddy so beware.

  • 4
    Palmito Ranch

    Palmito Ranch

    Ranked #4 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistory

    Palmito Ranch is where the last land battle of the American Civil War was fought. The battle was fought between May 11 and 12th of 1865. The battle ended in ...

  • 5
    Resaca de la Palma Battlefield

    Resaca de la Palma Battlefield

    Ranked #5 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistory

    The Resaca de la Palma battle was the second battle of the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. It was fought three miles south of the first battle of Palo-Alto. ...

  • 6
    Triple S Express

    Triple S Express

    Ranked #6 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Shopping

    The Triple S Express is located directly next to the battlefield where the second battle of the Mexican-War was fought. If you're ever there, go in and say hi to ...

  • 7
    Cameron County

    Cameron County

    Ranked #8 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review

    The City of Brownsville is part of Cameron County, Texas. The first two battles of the Mexican-American War, along with the last battle of the American Civil War were fought ...

  • 8
    Historic Brownsville Museum

    Historic Brownsville Museum

    Ranked #7 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsy

    The Brownsville Museum is small (housed in a former railroad depot) but it is rich in interesting pictures and historical objects.

  • 9
    Sticks Bar & Grill

    Sticks Bar & Grill

    Ranked #9 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Bar
    Popular withNightlife

    Great place to Hang out Great Staff...

  • 10
    Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Brownsville Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Ranked #10 overall in Brownsville things to do
    10.01 review
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryBackpackers

    The Brownsville Visitor Center had many brochures about Brownsville sites, and it also had a mini-museum that was very interesting.

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