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Rio Grande City, Texas

  • Fort Ringgold

    One of Texas' best preserved old military posts; named for Maj. David Ringgold, first army officer killed in Battle of Palo Alto that opened Mexican War. Established after Mexican War for protection a...
    Fort Ringgold

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La Borde House

Completed 1899 as home and border store by French merchant-riverboat trader. Converted to hotel operated by family until the 1930s. Designed by Parisian architects;

Rio Grande City, TX Historic Homes

Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

Replica of venerable shrine in Lourdes, France;

Rio Grande City, TX Shrines

Fort Ringgold

One of Texas' best preserved old military posts; named for Maj. David Ringgold, first army officer killed in Battle of Palo Alto that opened Mexican War. Established after Mexican War for protection against Indians and to assure Rio Grande as national boundary; deactivated in 1944

Rio Grande City, TX Forts

Things to do near Rio Grande City, TX

La Lomita Chapel

Hidden away in Texas mesquite, La Lomita (Little Hill) Chapel was first built in 1865, an adobe overnight way station for Obl...

Alamo Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Watermelon Statue

A giant watermelon in the City Park honors the famous, juicy watermelons grown in the area. Harvesting usually begins mid-Jun...

Choke Canyon Reservoir Fishing

Largemouth bass and catfish are the most popular sport fish in Choke Canyon Reservoir. Bass are abundant with frequent report...

Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913. Seasonal fresh produce can be purchased by mail order or walk-i...