Explore an Itinerary


Check out this season’s itinerary!
Itineraries change every season, so stay tuned for new challenges.

Become an official member of Explore RGV as a tour guide! After you’ve experienced a wealth of Rio Grande Valley gems, find out how you can earn your Explore RGV tour guide badge.

Veterans War Memorial in McAllen

The mission of the Veterans War Memorial Foundation of Texas is to provide an educational, cultural, and historical facility to assist future generations, especially children, to learn about the sacrifices of those who died in the service of their country, the value of their legacy, and the important lessons which must be learned from those sacrifices.

Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum

The Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum is a one of a kind museum in the Rio Grande Valley. The museum has three historical buildings on its ground: the original home of the Lon C. Hill, Harlingen’s town founder; the Paso Real Stagecoach Inn, and Harlingen’s first hospital. Also on the grounds is the Historical Museum, formerly the Air Police Squadron and Brig of the Harlingen Air Force Base. This building houses the permanent collection of Harlingen and Texas historical objects and photos. The main museum building features rotating arts and cultural exhibits.

Museum of South Texas History

Located in an old prison, visitors can learn about the Valley’s rich culture and economic development.

Iwo Jima Memorial

A replica of the original Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington DC can be found in Harlingen at the Marine Military Academy and Iwo Jima Memorial Museum. Visit the museum featuring Marine memorabilia.

IMAS International Museum of Art and Science

Known for its many year round events, IMAS is a perfect place to explore, create and admire exhibits of art and science.

San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum

State of the art Cultural Heritage Museum will house three non-profit organizations who share a passion to preserve and share San Benito’s rich history. These non-profits include the Freddy Fender Museum, the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame & Museum and the San Benito History Museum.  

Explore other places!

Explore other places!