7 Family Attractions Near Tanglewood at Bentsen Palm

The new homes for sale in Mission, TX at the Bentsen Palm development offers Tanglewood residents plenty of entertainment options right outside their door. There are miles of hike and bike trails, swimming pools, playscapes, BBQ pits and much more. When you’re ready to venture outside of the community there are lots of family attractions just a short ride away.

Below is a list of seven family friendly attractions that might just distract you from looking at McAllen area real estate listings.

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park

The Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park is the premier place for camping in Mission, TX. There are also miles of hiking trails to explore and a two-story Hawk Observation Tower.

National Butterfly Center

See hundreds of butterfly species all in one place. The National Butterfly Center choose its Mission, TX location because more butterflies can be seen here than anywhere else in the U.S.

World Birding Center

The center boasts nine different sites that all have unique activities for people of all ages. As many as 500 bird species can be seen in the area.

Mission Hike & Bike Trail

Families can enjoy both paved and natural paths at the Mission Hike & Bike Trail.

McAllen Nature Center

The McAllen Nature Center is a relaxing retreat with monthly Family Nature Walks along a half-mile trail.

International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)

With numerous exhibits that change throughout the year, everyone in the family is sure to find something that peaks their interest at IMAS.

McAllen Sprayground Park

This is way more than your typical playground. The park has dozens of fountains that spray up from the ground. It’s a super fun way to cool off during the summer.


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