quinta mazatlan

Simply Adobe

December 15, 2015 | By Gene Fowler

Few things evoke the romance of the Old Southwest more than adobe. Houses made of earth seem timeless, older than the river that flows between Texas and Mexico.

Hummingbirds at home?

April 22, 2015 | By Sofia Sokolove

Our recent piece on Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen (May 2015) described how the beautiful and tranquil hummingbird garden on the mansion’s grounds inspired the author’s family to start their own hummingbird garden.

The Smallest Gifts

April 12, 2015 | By Daniel Blue Tyx

The 10-minute drive from our house in McAllen to Quinta Mazatlan, one of the most popular sites in the Rio Grande Valley’s World Birding Center network, takes us past historic downtown, the airport, and the shopping mall—not exactly what you’d expect for a trip to a lush nature center.

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