Right in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, about 250 miles south of San Antonio, lies a tight-knit community of friends, family, and neighbors known as Mission, Texas.


In Mission, we enjoy year-round tropical weather that’s not too hot, and never too cold. Plus, our beautiful surrounding area offers amazing tourist attractions and must-see historical markers.

During the winter, we happily embrace the thousands of “Winter Texans” that travel down into South Texas to call Mission their temporary home. With winter temperatures averaging 72 degrees and basically ZERO percent chance of snow… why wouldn’t they?

With our wide variety of tourism, outdoor recreational activities such as kayaking, canoeing, biking, four premier golf courses, and world-class nature attractions, Mission is a place where simple activities become rich and memorable experiences. So, we’d like to extend an invitation to come see for yourself why thousands of tourists and retirees return to Mission, Texas every year.


We have got you covered.

Just make sure to bring a pair of comfortable shoes when you come to Mission because your feet are going to need it. When it comes to shopping in Mission, you’ll have a drove of options that cater to your every need – fashion, beauty, electronics, lifestyle, children’s wear, and more. Our local community and the surrounding metro area offers an abundance of cute and unique boutiques, shops, malls, and shopping centers that are stocked with the best finds. From nationwide departments stores to indie boutique shops, you’ll find the best shopping deals in Mission.

Mission Restaurants 

Where taste buds come alive.

When you come to Mission, expect to have your taste buds explode with delight from all the tantalizing cuisine our city has to offer. Our diverse selection of fine restaurants and local watering holes will tempt you with delectable delights of every every food origin – from Texas-style BBQ to scrumptious Mexican street food to old-fashioned hamburgers to seafood and much more. Satisfy your appetite in fine dining, casual dining, or kid-friendly Mission restaurants. In the evening there are a variety of venues that provide entertainment and live music. No matter what you’re looking for, we can help you find where to eat in Mission.

Dine-in Mission, Texas

Over the past couple of years, the number of Mission restaurants have exploded. There are a variety of fine-dining establishments including The Loretto BistroLa Fogata, and Yoko’s Sushi Bar and so much more. If you’re looking for a tried-and-true local favorite then consider Delia’sRosie’s RestaurantBlue OnionLuau Drive Inn, or Dai Tung – just to name a few.

Taste of South Texas

So if your mouth is already watering then come check out our list of local restaurants that you can only find in the great city of Mission.


Come play with us in Mission – Where smiles are guaranteed to happen.

The City of Mission is one unique town that offers attractions, festivals, and entertainment hotspots for individuals of all ages. Whether you love the great outdoors or prefer a refined experience, you’re guaranteed to find it in Mission and the surrounding communities.

For those interested in Nature Attractions, the City of Mission offers world-class parks that provide visitors unbelievable opportunities for bird and butterfly watching. With hundreds of species unique to the area, you might just consider Mission a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Beyond these special havens, the City of Mission and its surrounding communities also offer residents and tourist opportunities for kayaking, mountain biking, boating, fishing, and hunting.

Oh…and did we mention all the amazing local golf courses! That’s right. Mission is known as a “Golfer’s Paradise” because of the gorgeous year-round weather and stunning courses that cater to novice and professional golfers alike. With numerous world-class golf courses in the area, you might not ever want to leave.

Differents Games for everyone

If after an amazing 18-hole round of golf, you still have the energy for an adventure, then you’ll find that Mission and the surrounding communities have more than enough to keep you entertained. Why not attend one of the local festivals that happen all year-round. If you love performance art shows, there’s the Valley Symphony Orchestra, the newly built McAllen Performance Art Theatre, and plenty of community-based troupes that bring plenty of energy and fun. Let’s not forget about all the musicians that make their way down to the RGV to put on outstanding shows, where you’ll dance until your feet hurt.


Traveling down to South Texas?

Mission, Texas offers some of the most affordable hotel rates in the area. Our central location in the Rio Grande Valley means that you can get to the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island in an hour or take a trip west to see some of the most amazing historical sites the region has to offer.

And after a wonderful day of hitting the town, rest your head at one of our clean, comfortable, and affordable hotel rooms.  We have included top Mission hotels in this directory to help streamline the process of booking your stay. From basic to luxury, there’s a hotel that caters to your need. Staying a bit longer? Most of our hotels are extended-stay friendly with amazing weekly and monthly rates.

Contact Us

Whether you’re new to the area or you’re looking for something specific, we here at Discover Mission want to ensure you find exactly what you need. Please fill out the form below and one of our friendly employees will contact you as soon as possible to help answer your question.