247
trips planned in the last hour
8.9
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Hidalgo trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  Texas  /  Hidalgo

Hidalgo

3.2
Hidalgo is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. The population was 11,198 at the 2010 census.HistoryModern-day Hidalgo was first settled by Spanish colonists led by José de Escandón in about 1749. The colony was known by multiple names: La Habitación, Rancho San Luís, and San Luisito. In 1852, John Young settled in the area and renamed the town Edinburgh after his place of birth, Edinburgh, Scotland; Edinburgh became the county seat of Hidalgo County. The town was incorporated in 1876, and its name was changed to Hidalgo in 1885.GeographyHidalgo is located at . It is located across the Rio Grande from the Mexican city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4sqmi, of which 4.3sqmi is land and 0.1sqmi is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 7,322 people, 1,747 households, and 1,593 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,682.2 people per square mile (649.9/km²). There were 1,880 housing units at an average density of 431.9 per square mile (166.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.12% White, 0.12% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 15.45% from other races, and 1.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 97.75% of the population.
Hidalgo is in Texas (TX). Take a peek at our online itinerary creator: Hidalgo and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Hidalgo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Hidalgo

3.3
Duration: 2​h
2.3
Duration: 1​h

Side trips from Hidalgo

4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Where to stay in Hidalgo

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Texas

3 days in New Braunfels BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in San Elizario BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in San Antonio & Oklahoma BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 58 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Boston & Austin BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans