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Take a Trip to Del Rio and Discover Its Treasures

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Del Rio, Texas is a town waiting to welcome you to its culture, beauty, and long-standing landmarks full of the history this community is proud to call home. This gem of a town offers plenty to see and do. It’s home to family-owned restaurants, art galleries, beautiful landscapes, historic museum, and programs that promote the beauty of the Mexican-American culture in Del Rio. Among its many treasures is Texas’oldest winery, the Val Verde Winery, a treasured family tradition passed down through generations since 1883. The YouTube video below highlights a few of the aerial views of this unique community just across the border of Mexico showcasing its down-home culture that sets it apart.

Del Rio captivates the essence of a small town through its booming community, beautiful ranches, and rodeos, its proximity to the stunning Lake Amistad, and home to the time-honored Laughlin Air Force Base. A unique town with a “captivating cowboy culture unlike any other city,” shares livability.com.

Among the one-of-kind places you can visit include the following:

  • It’s ancient rock art that dates back 4,000 years and has garnered Del Rio with national attention.
  • The Casa de la Cultura-which highlights the thriving Mexican-American culture of this town through programs and classes.
  • The Whitehead Memorial Museum-that preserves artifacts and showcases the early history, culture, and economy of Val Verde County and Del Rio, according to its website.
  • The Val Verde Winery-Texas’ oldest and family-owned award-winning winery passed down through generations and has been a continuous running winery for 135 years.
  •  Amistad National Recreation Area-a “Borderland Paradise” according to its website. Lake Amistad and San Felipe Creek will amaze you with its wondrous landscape and rich history. “Best known for excellent water-based recreation.”

Cultural events, authentic Tex-Mex dining, unique boutiques, and shopping, fun outdoor activities and more all await you as you make your way down to Del Rio for an adventure unlike any other. For more on the bustling town visit cityofdelrio.com.

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