Travel Arrangements

mcallen airport

You can fly directly into the Mission area via the McAllen-Miller International Airport (MFE) which is located two miles from midtown McAllen, Texas and is a quarter mile from Expressway 83, between 10th Street and Bicentennial Blvd.  It is within walking distance from hotels, the valley’s largest mall, and numerous restaurants.

The airport provides service for American Airlines, United, and Allegiant Air.

Rental car counters for the following agencies are located in the Arrivals area of the passenger terminal. Budget and Thrifty have off-site facilities with shuttle service.

Avis Rent-A-Car       800-331-1212 
Budget Rent-A-Car  800-527-0700
Dollar Rent-A-Car  800-800-4000 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car  800-261-7331
Hertz Rent-A-Car 800-654-3131
National Car Rental 877-222-9058

harlingen airport

Valley International Airport (HRL) is an airport located in northeast Harlingen, Texas, a 35 minute drive away from Mission.

The airport provides service for Southwest, United, Sun Country and Sky West Airlines.


Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort is located just down the road from the National Butterfly Center. As a courtesy to Festival attendees, the Resort is offering a 25% discount for pad site rentals, for one week, starting Saturday, November 2.  If you are traveling to Mission in your RV and wish to take advantage of this special offer, please call Juanita Carbajal at 956.227.9890.

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Texas Butterfly Festival
3333 Butterfly Park Drive
Mission, TX 78572
GPS Coordinates
26.180243 -98.364973

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Record sightings and "chase butterflies" from recent TBFs:

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What will appear this year?!