Located in Hidalgo County, Donna, Texas is a small city in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. Covering an area of just 5 square miles, the city is home to more than 16,000 people – many of whom are retirees. Downtown Donna features a number of shops and boutiques as well as fine restaurants for visitors and residents alike to enjoy.
Home of the Don-Wes Flea Market
Donna may be best known as the home of the Don-Wes Flea Market, a longstanding landmark in the Rio Grande Valley. The flea market is the largest indoor/outdoor flea market in the Rio Grande Valley and is one of the region’s premier shopping destinations for bargain hunters. With more than 30 acres of new and used merchandise, hundreds of vendors, live entertainment, a full service restaurant on the property, and much more, the Don-Wes Flea Market is a one-of-a-kind attraction.
Convenient to the Region’s Top Attractions
Since it’s centrally located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, Donna is conveniently located amidst many of the South Texas’ top attractions. The city is just 25 minutes from the International Museum of Art and Science, South Texas’ premier art and science museum. Donna is just minutes from most of World Birding Center sites, making it a convenient destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers. A number of the region’s state parks and wildlife refuges, including Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park, Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, are all under an hour’s drive from Donna.
While Donna is home to the Don-Wes Flea Market, it is also just minutes from other premier shopping destinations in the Rio Grande Valley. The city is just 15 minutes from the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets and under a half an hour’s drive from Nuevo Progreso, Mexico, a favorite shopping destination just across the border.
Close to Other Rio Grande Valley Cities
Donna, Texas is just minutes from McAllen, Weslaco, Mercedes and a number of other Rio Grande Valley cities, making it a convenient, central place to stay if you’re hoping to explore numerous cities in the region. Just a short drive will take you to the bustling entertainment district in McAllen, the wildlife havens in Weslaco or to the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets in Mercedes. No matter your interests, you’ll be able to find accessible entertainment options within Donna or just minutes away!
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