Get a glimpse at another angle of the region's culture at Historic Brownsville Museum.
You'll find it in Brownsville, which is roughly 300 miles (483 kilometers) from the state capital, Austin.
Only staying for a short amount of time? Reserve a spot at one of the 7 hotels that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Historic Brownsville Museum. The Magnuson Hotel Brownsville, the Boca Chica Inn & Suites Brownsville and the Americas Best Value Inn-Brownsville/South Padre Island are three that are popular, and they are just 2 miles (3 kilometers), 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, respectively.
A short drive away, there are a few reasonably priced accommodations to take your pick of. If you don't know where to start, have a look at the Texas Inn South Padre Island Airport Hotel and the La Copa Inn Brownsville.
Conveniently located within walking distance, El Hueso de Fraile is one of the area's favorite places to replenish your energy levels. Also nearby is Anita's Gourmet Tortilleria y Comida, a well-patronized eatery that offers up a variety of mouth-watering courses. Anybody who is fond of a few invigorating drinks should also visit The Palm Lounge, yet another short stroll away.
If you're looking for a convenient way to reach Historic Brownsville Museum, all you need to do is hop on a train to Vias, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.