The City of Mission, TX is home of the grapefruit and widely acclaimed for ecotourism and is the premiere spot for birding in South Texas. Birders and nature enthusiasts flock to Mission for the World Birding Center headquarters at Bentsen State Park and the Texas Butterfly Festival.
McAllen, TX. is the city of Palms. A truly dynamic place with an energetic vibe. With thousands of entertainment establishments in the city, you will find many choices from performing arts events, mouthwatering delicious food, shopping, nature and historical venues to engage in and enjoy your time here.
Home to the annual HUB festival. A developing city with a variety of family entertainment activity and gaming centers, theaters, parks and recreational options. The array of fine dining, an exclusive shopping will be a dynamic and happy experience.
Home of the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, as well as the South Texas Film Festival, UFO Festival and a great variety to all preferences. This unique and bustling city is the county seat of Hidalgo, it offers collegiate sporting, along with beautiful historic museums.
A Spanish style town, located in the middle of the RGV. It is a city of colonial charm and home of the delicious ruby red grapefruit as well as the 1015 onion. Weslaco is a hotspot for its new shops and trendy restaurants. The perfect getaway for those who enjoy nature as it host beautiful parks for bird watching.
Overall great experience! There is much to do in this dynamic city. Physical activity is among the top things to do, as it has over 1,200 acres of public park land. It is an overall outdoors destination. A wonderful place to call home as it is considered one of the best and most affordable places to live.
Historically famous city, home of multiple battle sites. Brownsville’s idiosyncratic geographic location has made it a wildlife refuge center. Brownsville is one of the few places in the world where you can experience the diversity of two countries.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND
You’re guaranteed a memorable experience. A beautiful island in the Gulf of Mexico, a 100-mile radius of natural clean sand and transparent clear water. Let our wind blow your mind, amazed by the gorgeous landscape, exciting activities, gentle people, and enjoyable ambiance you’ll encounter exclusively at SPI.
The Mission of Explore RVG
SEARCH, FIND, GO
We invite visitors and residents to see every corner of the Rio Grande Valley. Witness the perfect blend of history, art, nature, food, and the latest developments the Valley has to offer.
The Rio Grande Valley is made up of 43 cities, from big metropolitan areas, those in between, to small rural towns. Each one is uniquely its own and are worthwhile visiting as much as the next. Explore them all!
We believe in encouraging everyone to discover the many special hidden gems located in the Rio Grande Valley. Becoming familiar with all that this region offers will help you make a deeper connection and have pride in our surroundings and our homeland.
Our mission is to encourage the exploration of the Rio Grande Valley by highlighting its attractions, spread across the three counties: Cameron, Willacy and Star. The Explore RGV platform will place a spotlight on the cities of the Rio Grande Valley, whether rural or large, and showcase leisure attractions to residents and visitors for their travel enjoyment. Our intention is to give tourist and locals alike a greater appreciation of our beloved Rio Grande Valley, to create awareness and pride for our region.
Our mission is to encourage the exploration of the Rio Grande Valley by highlighting its assets spreading across the four counties: Starr, Hidalgo, Willacy, and Cameron. The Explore RGV directory will put the cities of the Rio Grande Valley, whether rural or large, in the spotlight for locals and visitors to visit. Our intention is to give visitors and residents alike a greater appreciation of our beloved Rio Grande Valley, and to bring everyone here closer together.