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Texas - South Texas Plains

Say hello to the Alamo - and adios to the winter blues and the summer doldrums. Soak up some sun in the tropical Rio Grande Valley. Stroll the streets of Laredo. Attend a fiesta, admire a Picasso, and savor a salsa-spiced snack. You will soon find that there is nothing plain about the South Texas Plains. Throughout the year, this fascinating region, from San Antonio to the Rio Grande, offers delights, muy especial!

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Piedras Negras, Mexico

A comfortable walking distance from downtown Eagle Pass, across the Rio Grande, is the busy Mexican city of Piedras Negras; population about 280,000. Handicraft items at bargain prices in many shops and traditional Mexican market area. Restaurants and popular night clubs;

Eagle Pass, TX Day Trips

St. Joseph School Museum

Housed in the oldest Polish school in the U.S.; artifacts (many from 19th-century Poland)

Panna Maria, TX Museums


Visitor Center

The Visitor Center, operated by the Pearsall Chamber of Commerce, has information on events, accommodations, restaurants, maps and more. Located at 317

Pearsall, TX Visitors Centers

Tom Landry Mural

Created to honor Mission native and legendary coach of the Dallas Cowboys. Landry, born and raised in Mission, led the Cowboys from rag-tag team in inaugural 1960 season to two Super Bowl titles and "America's Team" status. Mural depicts and spans his life, career and legend. Landry'

Mission, TX Murals


Brush Country Museum

The museum features memorabilia of the city and county. Hundreds of photos offer a glimpse of ranch life in the first half of the 20

Cotulla, TX Museums

Lucky Eagle Casino

Operated by the Kickapoo Indians, this handsome facility features bingo hall, and Las Vegas-type games with state-of-the-art equipment. Also features restaurant, sports bar and scheduled live entertainment. Off F.M. 1021 (El Indio Highway)

Eagle Pass, TX Casinos

Choke Canyon State Park

Park features fishing and boating on 26,000-acre Choke Canyon Reservoir, an impoundment of the Frio River. Camping, rest rooms, and picnicking. The townsite of Old Calliham, within the park, provides campsites, screened shelters, 7

Three Rivers, TX State Parks

Sunderland's Cactus Garden

Five acres of native and exotic cacti and succulents; among thousands of plants is the largest nursery-grown cactus in Texas, a 25

Alamo, TX Gardens

Laredo Children's Museum

Through hands-on experimentation and exploration, museum encourages the explorer and inventor in children. West End Washington St. on campus of Laredo Community College. Branch museum located just off I-35

Laredo, TX Museums

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

African safari, Texas style! In the comfort of your own vehicle you can travel through hundreds of acres of picturesque, historical ranch land, viewing more than 50 species of animals from all over the world in a natural environment. Snack bar, picnic area. Exit 175 off I-35;

San Antonio, TX Wildlife Areas

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