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McAllen (Texas)

McAllen (Texas)

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City CodeMFE
Popular Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
Flight Time4~6 hours

The flight time to McAllen (Texas) is approximately 4~6 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit McAllen (Texas).


McAllen is situated in Hidalgo County in Texas. McAllen is the fifth most populous city in Texas. McAllen is located on the river Rio Grande, across from Reynosa, Mexico. McAllen is popular for its mild winter, breezy weather and for being home to bright colored birds. McAllen also has several shopping districts, attracting millions of visitors each year.

Voice of Travelers to McAllen

Last minute ticket deal

Hi I am Carey from Houston. I usually spend my winter holidays with my family in my hometown but this time I decided to buy us all a ticket to visit McAllen. I found an excellent deal on the ticket and purchased it. It was one of the many last minute ticket deals and the ticket price was even less than half of what it originally is. This ticket offered a direct flight to the airport. I have a LARGE family so had to buy at least 10 airline ticket. This ticket deal came in very handy for this purpose. Our winter in McAllen was great. We loved the tropical breeze in McAllen and scenic nature. There were also many colorful birds that drew our attention. My older sister who is usually very picky especially loved McAllen's arts and culture district. It was a nice family vacation and getaway, and I am pleased I scored such a great ticket deal.

Ticket for an Art adventure

My boyfriend Gary and I are both completing our undergrad in Art and Art History. Being students, we often plan to travel but are unable to do so because of our tight budget. I wanted to buy a ticket to an artistic place and was thinking of saving up for a ticket. My boyfriend however surprised me last spring break with a ticket. When I opened the ticket I discovered it was a ticket to visit McAllen. I shrieked with excitement because of the vibrant art scene in McAllen. I am sure he had been saving up for a long time to buy this ticket. It was a delightful trip. There were many art, music and theaters events in McAllen. We especially loved the many museums and theatres. I would definitely visit again, once I can afford a ticket.

McAllen Travel FAQs

Q. Which month is McAllen best to visit in?

What are some attractions in McAllen? McAllen has excellent weather all year round. McAllen has a moderate climate with constant sunshine, many palm trees and bright blue skies. The average temperature of McAllen is 84.7 degrees, making the climate perfect for tourists any month of the year. No matter which season you decide to buy your ticket for, you are sure to witness pleasing weather. Winter, at the same time, seems to be the most popular season people buy ticket for McAllen because of the tropical weather.

Q. How is the arts and culture in McAllen?

The art community is central for McAllen's overall architecture. The arts district hosts up to 2 dozen art galleries and the historic, 100 year old Archer Park, where free concerts are held twice a month. There are various theatricals also performed in McAllen various times of the year. Festivals held in McAllen include The international Travel Show, Health Fair and Green Living Festival. Make sure you check out McAllen's official tourism website if you are an art lover before booking a ticket for your next vacation.

Are there any outdoor attractions in McAllen?

Yearly, thousands of visitors buy a ticket for McAllen because of its excellent outdoor weather. McAllen has over 50 parks including parks for dogs. The parks system of McAllen has also won awards and the parks perfect to host picnics.There are also 7 hiking and biking trails in McAllen where people can jog, skat, cycle or walk. Also located in McAllen is Quinta Mazatlan, a famous luxury birding center where people can come to birdwatch, enjoy nature and learn about history.

McAllen - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to McAllen Miller International Airport ・San Diego International Airport ・Los Angeles International Airport ・Seattle-Tacoma International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to McAllen

There are different routes that can be take to reach McAllen. Airlines that offer direct tickets for McAllen are Aeromar, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines and United Express. These flights offer tickets that take passengers directly to McAllen from cities such as Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Mexico City. People also purchase tickets that have other stop overs in the middle. In order to get to McAllen from a different city, one can buy a ticket that flies to one of these cities first and then to McAllen.