Of the crowds of curious travelers who make the journey to McAllen Botanical Gardens each year, most leave wanting to return.
It's situated in McAllen, which is roughly 280 miles (451 kilometers) from the state capital, Austin.
With just about 6 hotels and other accommodations located within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of McAllen Botanical Gardens, you shouldn't have any issues finding the right place. Many travelers have had good experiences at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott McAllen, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, the Homewood Suites by Hilton McAllen, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Hampton Inn & Suites Mission, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
It won't take you too long to realize the value of the area's more reasonably priced solutions. The La Copa Hotel and the Clarion Inn are among the more popular places.
If it's the hard truth that your mind is slow and sluggish before your daily coffee, you can make your way to Forget Me Not Flowers & Gift (825 North Ware Road, McAllen). You can also visit Taquería La Lomita (4219 U.S. 83 Business, McAllen), a favorite with travelers and locals alike.