Located just five miles from the Mexican border, McAllen is nicknamed "The City of the Palms" due to its beautiful palm trees. Hotels in McAllen offer a wide variety of choices including economy, executive, and luxury hotels. The majority of McAllen hotels offer free wireless Internet, continental breakfasts, and workout areas. Two of the most popular hotels McAllen are the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott near the airport and the Hampton Inn & Suites.
McAllen and Quick Picks and Tips
Visitors looking for a great dining experience should visit Republic of the Rio Grande on South Tenth Street. Popular dishes include avocado chicken and blackened salmon with their famous watermelon martinis.
Major Point of Interest
The McAllen Art District along Main Street is located in the city's downtown area. The district features over a dozen galleries, as well as several shops and restaurants and hosts events such as Friday Art Walks.
Those looking to get in a quick round of golf need to tee it up at Palm View Golf Course. Host to over 22 annual tournaments, the beautiful golf course offers 18 challenging holes and some of the most panoramic views in the city.
The Spa La Posadaon North Tenth Street offers facials, manicures, pedicures, and massage therapy. Boasting one of friendliest staffs around, La Posada is popular with both tourists and locals.
The La Plaza Mallon South Tenth Street is home to national stores such as Hollister & Company, American Eagle, and Banana Republic, and also offers several dining options.
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