651 Sunrise Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78526
Phone: (956) 541-3332
Fax: (956) 621-2993
A public 18 hole, championship golf course that features Bermuda grass, wide open fairways, Dwarf tif greens, and water coming into play on almost every hole. A putting and chipping practice facility is also on site, as well as a snack bar and a full service pro shop.
Located in the prime duck hunting region of the Laguna Madre's duck environment, Pintail Lodge affords you the opportunity to hunt different species of duck, dove and goose in widely varied terrain. On any given day, you may drive out to one of the numerous freshwater potholes surrounding Pintail Lodge, or walk the few steps down to the lodge's airboat dock for a trip out onto the saltwater expanse of the Laguna. Once in the blinds, you will see a mixed bag of teal (cinnamon, bluewing, greenwing), redheads, bluebills, widgeon and, of course, the signature pintail.
This championship 18 hole, par 72 golf course includes a 385 yards long and 200 yards wide driving range with large teeing areas on both ends of the range, a practice putting and chipping green, and a fully stocked pro shop.
Large skating rink that offers special events on Fridays and two-for-the-price-of-one on Thursdays, as well as skate rentals, an arcade, and a snack bar.
Family fun bowling center that features 24 state-of-the-art lanes, automatic scoring, a game room, snack bar, and lounge. Glow bowling is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
The Tony Butler Golf Course has two courses, an 18-hole and a 9-hole course, so those with all day or only a couple games can both get a course in. The course has both a clubhouse and a restaurant and anyone can play. Reservations are required, so make sure to book it if you want to play.
Crystal Flats Guide Service specializes in private fishing charters customized to best meet your group's fishing abilities and preferences. Offering everything from fly fishing, shallow water fishing, and deep sea fishing to sightseeing trips, their full and half-day trips are designed to please. They depart from South Padre Island's South Point Marina.
Hop aboard the Dolphin Docks charter service to experience all the ocean fun the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. Go deep sea fishing to catch some sand trout or whiting, although other fish can be caught at various times throughout the year. For those who prefer to be with living creatures, take the boat out to watch dolphins, many of whom often come right up to the boat to satisfy their curiosity.
The Harlingen Sports Complex is located to the north-west of the city's center. With splendid sports facilities that cover the acres of land, the complex is an ideal place to head for a game of baseball, soccer or basketball. The complex comprises softball fields, baseball fields, a couple of soccer fields and basketball courts, so there is no dearth of options as far as your choice of game is concerned. Besides these sports facilities, the complex also has a jogging and walking trail that stretches for a mile and there is even a fishing pond on the premises. The Harlingen Sports Complex can also be an ideal spot for picnics as it has a sheltered picnic area, a barbecue pit and even a playground where the kids can unwind and play to their hearts' content.
The waters off South Padre Island provide access to beautiful and unique marine life that can be explored in many different ways. American Diving provides visitors with the means to do just that, explore this wilderness in whatever way you choose. From scuba diving training and dive trips to snorkeling to dolphin watching, American Diving provides all the necessary services. Cool fishes, friendly dolphins, and knowledgeable staff are all waiting for you to come and explore!
Enjoy one to one and a half horseback riding with this guide company that offers one and one and a half hour rides, as well as a pony for children ages 3 through 5.
Located just outside Harlingen in Palm Valley, the Harlingen Country Club is one of the best places for golf in the area. The 18-hole course is a lush course perfect for year round golf. A driving range and putting greens round out the golf offerings, while a fitness center, pool, and tennis court are available elsewhere in the club. Membership is required to access the facilities.