Destination guide

The lively city of Mercedes awaits you

The area's festivals and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Mercedes. Travelers to this trendy city praise the shopping, cafés and soccer games. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge and Museum of South Texas History are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Mercedes

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Mercedes has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palms at Mid Valley (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Valley Nature Center (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Tierra Santa Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Tony Butler Municipal Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Treasure Hills Golf Club (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Los Lagos Golf Club (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mercedes

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mercedes is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Estero Llano Grande State Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Frontera Audubon Society (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Victor Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Harlingen Soccer Complex (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mercedes

The nearest airport is in Harlingen, TX (HRL-Valley Intl.), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into McAllen, TX (MFE-Miller Intl.), which is 20.7 mi (33.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Mercedes?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near Mercedes. From 7 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mercedes for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mercedes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mercedes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets: 36 vacation rentals
  • Estero Llano Grande State Park: 53 vacation rentals
  • Palms at Mid Valley: 42 vacation rentals
  • Treasure Hills Golf Club: 44 vacation rentals
  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge: 56 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mercedes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mercedes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Mercedes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mercedes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mercedes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Mercedes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.