When planning to visit Bronwsville, stop by Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau at http://www.brownsville.org. Both in English and Spanish, the site offers general information about the city and practical information including lodging, shopping, dining and recreational opportunities. Find real estate opportunities in the area and access maps that you can also download.

Check the annual calendar of main events and the monthly schedule of festivals and activities. The site does a good job in describing each one of the events all boasting a bi-national flavor. Browse the list of things to do, find your pick among the beaches, museums, playing golf and tours around nearby towns. Brownsville happens to be a wonderful site for birdwatching, find the correct times and spots information in the website.

You can download the Official Visitors Guide or you can fill out the form in the site to receive a hard copy at your home.  On site, stop for brochures and maps at the Visitors Information Center located at 650 Ruben M. Torres Blvd.

For information about the surrounding area and the whole state of Texas, check out the Official Site of Texas Tourism at http://www.traveltex.com.