Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Pharr

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and churches and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Pharr. This city is well-known for its shopping and camping. International Museum of Art and Science and McAllen Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Pharr

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Pharr a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palm View Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Los Lagos Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Shary Municipal Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Reynosa Cultural Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Valley Nature Center (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Tierra Santa Golf Club (12 mi / 19.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pharr

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pharr is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • McAllen Botanical Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fireman's Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Zinnia Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Anzalduas Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Frontera Audubon Society (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Pharr

Fly into McAllen, TX (MFE-Miller Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Reynosa, Tamaulipas (REX-General Lucio Blanco Intl.), which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Pharr?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Pharr. From 25 Houses to 5 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 Pharr for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Smitty's Juke Box Museum: 59 vacation rentals
  • Pharr Convention Center: 60 vacation rentals
  • Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets: 36 vacation rentals
  • McAllen Public Library: 55 vacation rentals
  • Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park: 49 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pharr 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 Pharr?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Pharr. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pharr include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pharr?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Pharr. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.