Texas Travel Information Center at Harlingen
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Texas Travel Information Center at Harlingen

Texas safety rest areas feature many benefits for travelers in Texas.

Our 76 safety rest areas feature 24-hour restrooms. Most locations have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. Other locations have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.



  • US 77/83, serving both directions (2021 W., Harrison, Harlingen, TX 78552)
  • Latitude/longitude: 26.1892, -97.7187


  • 'Welcome to Texas' photo area.
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Diaper changing stations.
  • Professional travel counselor.
  • Drinking water.
  • Security surveillance.
  • Group picnic facility.
  • Vending machines.
  • Handicap access.
  • Video theater.
  • Interpretive displays.
  • Weather information.
  • Men's and women's restrooms.
  • Wireless internet access.

Travel assistance

  • Travelers may also call 1-800-452-9292 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily for travel information, professional trip planning assistance and road condition information. Automated road conditions 24 hours a day.
  • Clean restrooms available during operating hours.
  • Picnic tables are covered.
  • Certified professional counselors provide professional assistance with routings, current information on points of interest, events and road conditions in the state. Also provided are free maps and a variety of free statewide and local travel literature.
  • Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT seven days a week - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Closed only on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, the day before Christmas, Christmas Day, and New Year' Day.
  • Located in the "Gulf Coast" region of Texas. Visit our Texas Highways Magazine to find out interesting places and events happening in this region.