Travel Information

Getting to Harlingen

Finding Harlingen Texas on the map is easy.  Notice how the state of Texas forms a pointed tip at its southern border.  The tip of Texas is known as the Rio Grande Valley, a region consisting of more than 1.2 million people in the communities of Harlingen, Brownsville, McAllen and their neighbors.

It’s easy to get to Harlingen. The city is conveniently located at the intersection of U.S. Highways 77 & 83, just 140 miles south of Corpus Christi and 230 miles south of San Antonio, Texas.

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Flying to Harlingen

Did you know that the largest airport in South Texas is located right here in Harlingen, Texas?  Valley International Airport (HRL) serves nearly a million travelers each year aboard Southwest Airlines, Continental Express and Sun Country Airlines.  Valley International has all the major Car Rental companies on location and front curb taxis are also ready to get you to your destination.

Besides Valley International Airport in Harlingen, airlines also serve airports in nearby Brownsville and McAllen.


Find the perfect accommodations in Harlingen, TX. Harlingen has over 1,200 hotel rooms to choose from. Visit the Harlingen Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website to select from a list of Hotels/Motels, RV Parks and quaint Bed and Breakfasts. You will truly enjoy the comfort, service and great amenities that each of these accommodations has in store for you.