Explore the Zoo and Shops near Our Hotel
Enjoy simulcast racing at Valley Race Park, hit the links at Tony Butler Golf Course, or look for deals at Valle Vista Mall. You have easy access to a number of exciting things to do in and around Harlingen, TX from the Country Inn & Suites. We’re 25 minutes from the animals at Gladys Porter Zoo and just 15 minutes from the shops at Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets. If you enjoy being outdoors, stop at the World Birding Center or the Iwo Jima Monument. Airline travelers also appreciate the short drive to Valley International Airport (HRL).
Culture and Leisure
- Gladys Porter Zoo (24 miles)
For a fun activity for all ages, spend the day at Gladys Porter Zoo, which features more than 500 plant and animal species, including lions, hippos, orangutans and gorillas.
Phone: +1 (956) 546-7187
- Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum (5 miles)
Learn all about the area when you browse the interactive exhibits at this attraction. You can also admire the historical buildings or enjoy a seasonal event.
Phone: +1 (956) 216-4901
- Iwo Jima Monument (6 miles)
You can see the same memorial statue displayed in Arlington National Cemetery right here in Harlingen near the HRL airport. This attraction is free, but bring your wallet to purchase a memento from the gift shop.
- Tony Butler Golf Course (1.8 miles)
Hone your golf swing and chipping skills, and then get in a round on either the nine-hole course or the 18-hole course.
Phone: +1 (956) 216-5970
- Treasure Hills Golf Club (4 miles)
Located in the Rio Grande Valley, this lovely course offers rolling terrain and wide fairways.
Phone: +1 (956) 425-1700
- Valley Race Park (3.2 miles)
Cheer on your favorite thoroughbred or greyhound at this 80-acre racing facility, which also offers a clubhouse and party rooms.
Phone: +1 (956) 412-7223
Shopping and Theater
- Cinemark 16 and XD (2.3 miles)
Take the whole family for a movie at this 16-screen theater.
Phone: +1 (956) 428-3224
- Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets (14 miles)
Find great deals on tons of name-brand stores including Coach, Burberry, Michael Kors and Columbia Sportswear. These outlets are conveniently located off I-2 just 15 minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (956) 565-3910
- Valle Vista Mall (1 mile)
Shop for a new outfit among the stores at this popular local mall, featuring retailers like Sears, JCPenney, Forever 21 and Express.
Phone: +1 (956) 425-8392
The Country Inn & Suites, Harlingen is located at Frontage Road and New Hampshire Street. Heading south into Harlingen, exit on the New Hampshire exit and take a left under the expressway. The hotel will be located on the left-hand side.
Other Attractions and Points of Interest