A stately off-white building surrounded by grass and tall trees on an overcast day
Historic Brownsville Museum. Photo by Kevin Stillman


The southernmost city in the state, Brownsville offers the history, culture, traditions, and languages of two countries. Matamoros, Mexico, is just across the Rio Grande. Visitors enjoy tennis, fishing, nature viewing, swimming, hiking, biking, birding, and kayaking. Events include the Charro Days Fiesta and the Latin Jazz Festival.

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