Nicknamed the "Green City", Brownsville enjoys a favorable location by the beach. This southernmost city of the state of Texas is filled with old worldly charm. The city, founded in 1848, gained significance during the Confederate War and went on to become one of the most prominent cities of the South. Art lovers will find a wide range of art events, museums and galleries to explore, while gourmets will adore the Mexican twist on their platter. Nature lovers will adore the plethora of blossoming flora and fauna all year round. Golfers will have a gala time exploring unexplored territory while shopaholics will surrender to the magnetism of this quaint city. A host of cultural events and historic memorabilia will keep tourists coming back for more. Call the Brownsville Visitors Bureau for more details.