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 located 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).
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Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets

12.4 mi / 19.96 km from the hotel
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.

Cinemark 16 and XD

2.23 mi / 3.59 km from the hotel
Take the whole family for a movie at this 16-screen theater.

Gladys Porter Zoo

21.12 mi / 34 km from the hotel
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.

Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum

3.78 mi / 6.08 km from the hotel
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.

Iwo Jima Monument

4.16 mi / 6.7 km from the hotel
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

1.28 mi / 2.06 km from the hotel
Hone your golf swing and chipping skills, and then get in a round on either the nine-hole course or the 18-hole course.