Things to Do in Mission

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Every Tuesday year-round, you can also watch cattlemen ply their trade Read More

A truly American art installation, the ranch consists of ten grafitti-covered Cadillacs buried halfway in the ground. Read More

Stop in for distinct and eco-friendly gifts such as silky pajamas made from bamboo fibers, copper bells hailing from India, and bath salts and scrubs in... Read More

A well-paved five-mile path from the edge of town leads to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park. Mountain bikers can also off-road on trails through... Read More

Learn about Texas’ oil and gas history and cowboy roots at this regional museum, where top exhibits include a collection of 500-plus cowboy hats... Read More

Over 40 percent of the country’s 700 butterfly species live in or pass through Texas’ Rio Grand Valley. You’ll spot plenty of the... Read More

Cowboy history comes alive at the state’s oldest saddle shop, where beautiful hand-tooled leather works are on display. Read More

Head to this zip-lining park to get a bird’s eye view of Palo Duro Canyon’s red rock landscape. Read More

Palo Duro Canyon, which cuts through Texas’ high plans, is over 100 miles long and can be over 1,000 feet deep. While travelers can trek along... Read More

Learn about the region’s heritage at this North Texas museum. Read More

This pit stop is a must for nut lovers. They sell pecans in flavors ranging from honey toasted to praline, as well as housemade fudge. Read More

Watch Texas, an epic outdoor musical dramatizing Lone Star State history, in Palo Duro Canyon’s dramatic Pioneer Amphitheater. Read More

While this 60-acre park also has baseball diamonds, jungle gyms, and shady picnic spots, its most distinctive feature is a prairie dog village, where... Read More

Hunt for animal tracks on nature trails and explore the 7,000-square-foot, glass-enclosed butterfly conservatory, also home to native creatures such as... Read More

Stop at the butterfly garden or new yoga pavilion on this well paved, six-mile hike and bike trail. Read More

This 760-acre park, lush with native plants such as cedar elms and anacua trees, attracts thousands of nesting and migrating bird species, making this... Read More

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