McAllen is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It is a vibrant city with energy that drives the business, education, shopping, and health industry ahead in Texas. The weather is also exceptional, with sub-tropical climates and Gulf winds that create warm temperatures year round. McAllen is the perfect blend of Texan and Mexican culture, creating a unique ambiance with delicious cuisine and great regional music.
The best way to get around McAllen is driving, although there are many hiking and biking trails that run north and south through the city. Metro McAllen is the bus network that currently operates seven routes and a para-transit bus service. The bus system runs throughout downtown and connects to an array of international, national, regional and intercity destinations.