Tipton Auto in Brownsville is proud to be the preferred used car dealership for the Harlingen, Texas area. A bustling and exciting city, Harlingen is the perfect place to visit for outdoor enthusiasts and those just looking to relax. From beautiful beaches to world-class golfing and shopping, there’s something for everyone in Harlingen, Texas.
Whether you’re a lifelong resident or just stopping through for a visit, Harlingen is a shopper’s paradise. Jackson Street is the main strip in downtown Harlingen, and it’s packed with eclectic shops to discover. From vintage to contemporary, home goods to jewelry, Jackson Street allows you to spend all day finding things to fall in love with. Additionally, the Valle Vista Mall is conveniently located and is home to more than 70 stores.
From beginner to certified pro, every golfer could spend an entire visit enjoying one of the many courses in Harlingen. While in town, don’t miss a chance to play at the Tony Butler Golf Course, Harlingen Country Club, Rancho Viejo Country Club, SPI Golf Club, and the Treasure Hills Golf Club.
Fishing and Hunting
Harlingen is a great destination for sportsmen, featuring some truly exceptional fishing and hunting. The adjacent Texas coast is spotted with some of the best fishing locations for miles around while surrounding bushland and riparian forest lands offer opportunities for hunting white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, wild hog, quail, turkey, and more.
Trails and Parks
Families of all sizes and ages are sure to enjoy the more than 1,200 acres of public park lands in Harlingen. Some of our favorite parks in the area include Arroyo Park, Dixieland Park, Pendleton Park, Victor Park, and City Lake Park and Liberty Gardens.
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and South Padre Island
The Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is just a short drive outside Harlingen. This huge refuge is home to thousands of birds, as well as the ocelot, a small and elusive wild cat native to this area. You can spend the day biking, fishing, hiking, hunting, or just capturing nature on your camera.
Next to the refuge lies South Padre Island, the worlds’ longest barrier island that’s home to some of the most undeveloped ocean beach in America. There’s plenty to keep you occupied: Catch a glimpse of a dolphin playing in the water, ride horseback on the shore as the sun sets, or grab a surfboard and hit the waves.
Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum
History buffs will love spending time at the unique Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum. It includes several historical buildings, including the home of the town’s founder, Lon C. Hill; Harlingen’s first hospital; and the Paso Real Stagecoach Inn. Spend the day exploring the collection of Harlingen and Texas artifacts and browsing the latest arts exhibits featured on the grounds.
After exploring the museum, you can visit the Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum to see a huge, full-scale replica of the famous Iwo Jima statue as well as a whole museum devoted to the fateful battle.
Harlingen Main Street is a spot for art, culture, and fun. The strip of independent shops allows you to peruse jewelry, books, sweets, antiques, and more. Look for all the beautiful murals scattered around town or schedule a Mural Tour. Come to one of the Jackson Street Market Days or Harlingen Art Nights for all the food, music, fun, and vendors you could want.
Need a new ride to get you to Harlingen and beyond? Stop by Tipton Auto to see our extensive collection of new and used cars, trucks, and SUVs.
Located just a short drive up 69E, Tipton Auto Group is grateful to serve the entire community of Harlingen.
Monday7:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday7:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday8:00am - 12:00pm