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  • Winter Texans enjoyed BorderFest 2018

  • Fast and Furious, RC racing speeding forward

  • Why the Rio Grande Valley?

  • Swing Street Band delights Winter Texans

  • Nature lovers from across the U.S. flock to the Rio Grande

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  • Southern Comfort RV Park hosts Bocce tournaments

    20180315 Southern Comfort Bocce JPGWESLACO—The sport of bocce ball isn't going away anytime soon. In fact, the trend that's happening at the Encore RV resorts across the Rio Grande Valley might lay claim to the opposite.

    Southern Comfort RV Park, located at 1501 S Airport Dr. in Weslaco, has been running… Read More +

  • Nature photos displayed at Port Isabel Library

    Laguna Art League member Pat McGrath Avery will be displaying her photography at the Port Isabel Library throughout the month of March.

    Avery, an author and photographer, focuses on nature photography, especially the beautiful birds that live in or visit the Rio Grande Valley. In the 1970s, she brought her parents down for the winter and fell in love with the Texas… Read More +

  • Winter Texan Ambassadors Wanted

    FromthepublisherThis edition of the Winter Texan Times is our “Take Home Edition.” We invite all our Winter Texan readers to take extra copies of this edition with you when you head north so you can share them with your friends and family.

    Getting out and doing all the fun and interesting things… Read More +

  • Nature lovers from across the U.S. flock to the Rio Grande

    20180315 Estero Llano Grande Casey Balvert MOERING 0362One of the major attractions drawing visitors to the Rio Grande Valley is its varieties of birds and butterflies. The migration path of many of the flyers runs right through the Valley and that draws people not just from the U.S. but from many other countries in the world.

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  • Swing Street Band delights Winter Texans

    20180315 Swing Street Big Band Dance MILLER IMG 4525Karen and Trevor Tripp moved in perfect harmony, seemingly without stress or strain as the Swing Street Band played “In the Mood.”

    The couple waltzed away as Robert Comeau and his orchestra played an evening of music that covered several decades at Aladdin… Read More +

  • Why the Rio Grande Valley?

    20180315 Sandcastles 111310Climate, friendly people, social activities appeal to Winter Texans

    Art connoisseurs have many reasons for liking a masterpiece. For some, it may be the colors, for others the art may “just speak to them.” Yet, for others there may be another reason something undefinable – or maybe for all… Read More +

  • Friends, laughs, good times highlight USA vs Canada softball

    20180315 US Canada Senior Softball MILLER IMG 5279Larry Boggs stood up, dressed in his patriotic red, white and blue shirt and shorts, held the megaphone (more like a miniphone) to his mouth and made one of several announcements.”

    “Today’s official attendance is 10,682,” said Boggs, whose goatee resembled that of Baseball… Read More +

  • Rio Grande Valley has first class entertainment

    20180315 Faith Family Freedom JB IMG 1281The Rio Grande Valley's Winter Texan scene isn't the quiet, gem in the rough secret that it once was.

    For the winter visitors, that's a good thing – especially when it comes to entertainment.

    More and more Wintertainers™ –… Read More +

  • The Valley is perfect for year-round golf

    20170208 GOLF PHOTOS Howling TrailsAround most of the country, golf takes some time off during the wintertime. When those months reach the Rio Grande Valley, however, golf is in full swing.
    Golf is a year-round sport in the Rio Grande Valley, and Winter Texans are finding plenty of time to… Read More +

  • Where can first-time visitors stay?

    20180315 ENCORE Sunshine RV Swimming PoolMany Winter Texans come to the Rio Grande Valley because they've been here before and love the weather, the chance to get outdoors in the winter to play golf, cycle, play shuffleboard and even take a swim in the pool. Some come down because they've visited friends or family before and decided… Read More +

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