Brownsville is the county seat and city of Cameron County, Texas, US and is the 15th biggest city in Texas. As far as its geographical position is concerned, it is the southern-most city of Texas. Because of its low latitude, the city has a subtropical type of climate and its total area of 83 square miles makes it the biggest American city in lower Rio Grande Valley.
Brownsville is one of the few cities that have their own airport, which is Brownsville/ South Padre Island International Airport. This airport is extensively used for purposes of general aviation and several airlines including Continental Airlines and American Airlines provide cheap flights to Brownsville at different times of the day.
Harlingen, Texas, Harlingen Valley International (HRL) is another big airport located only 21 miles from the city. If you feel that landing on the airport of Harlingen is much more comfortable to you, then you can find some really cheap airfares to Harlingen also throughout the day.
Locations attractions in the city of Bronwsville include the Camille Lightner Play House, the Gladys Porter Zoo, Port of Brownsville and Children’s Museum of Brownsville. You can also easily access the South Padre Island and also Mexican city of the Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
Sunrise Mall located in the city is the biggest shopping mall in Brownsville and since its remodeling in the year 2000, it has become a primary mall in Brownsville-Harlingen metroplex. The area of Brownsville is packed with well-established museums and art galleries and all of them not only represent art of Brownsville and also Mexico but also feature traveling exhibitions from all parts of the world. In the Brownsville Heritage Complex, the visitors get a chance to peek into the 19th century life style as this complex includes Brownsville Heritage Museum, Heritage Resource Center and Stillman House Museum.
One of the most popular routes to the city of Brownsville that a large number of visitors prefer to take is from Minneapolis to Brownsville. If you are considering to visit Bronwsville, then you must know that it has a subtropical type of climate which means that the summers are longer and winters are rainy and mild. So, you can plan your trip according to your own comfort and tolerance level.
As far as the nightlife of Brownsville is concerned, there are several bars, clubs and hang out places in the city including Maddog’s Tavern, Jaas Live, Cobblehead Bar and Grill and Club 151. If you are more interested in watching a movie, then you can head towards Cinemark Movies 10 located on the Old Highway 77. Cinemark Sunrise Mall will give you an excellent opportunity to shop at your heart’s content and have a great time shopping. Apart from that, there are several restaurants in the city which serve cuisines from almost all parts of the world and you will definitely find the one that you are craving for.