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Welcome to Mission, Texas, a hidden gem in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley that is just waiting to be discovered! 

One of the biggest draws of Mission is its rich history and cultural heritage. Founded in the late 1700s, this city is home to several historic landmarks, including the iconic La Lomita Chapel and the Mission Historical Museum, which offers an immersive experience into the city's past. Plus, the city's proximity to the Mexican border means that you can explore a unique blend of Texan and Mexican culture, including vibrant street markets and authentic cuisine.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Mission is a paradise. The city is surrounded by lush nature reserves, such as the Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park and the World Birding Center, where visitors can hike, bike, and birdwatch to their heart's content. And with its warm and sunny weather, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors year-round.

The Bentsen Palm Development is a 2,600-acre Master Planned Conservation Development. Located 3 miles south of Expressway 83, next to Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park on Bentsen Palm Drive, this exciting and welcoming community truly has something for everyone – from year-round residents to winter Texans!

This unique community of new homes for sale Rio Grande Valley is full of amenities and attractions for every family member.

  • Community center and clubhouses
  • 180 acres of parks and open green space
  • Wooded natural habitat
  • Private nature trails
  • 2 miles of Rio Grande River frontage
  • Swimming pools and shade palapas
  • Picnic facilities and BBQ grills
  • Sports courts and ball fields
  • Miles of hike and bike trails
  • IDEA Public Schools’ Mission Campus – named an Exemplary Campus
  • A 20-acre site for a public elementary school
  • Minutes from new 75+ acre multi-use community park and athletic facility nearby
  • 3 miles from Anzalduas International Bridge for easy access to northern Mexico
  • Minutes from Expressway 83
  • Walking distance to the World Birding Center Central Visitors Facility at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
  • Walking distance to the North American Butterfly Association Butterfly Park
Bentsen Palm is close to McAllen, TX, an easy hour-and-a-half drive to South Padre Island and a quick flight to the mountains and history found in Monterrey, Mexico.

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