Eagle Pass Texas is located right on the edge of the Rio Grande River, close to Mexico, and only one hour from San Antonio. It is not very far from Mexico! Staying in Eagle Pass has many advantages. As one of the largest metropolises in Texas, you can explore its histories, such as the historic Fort Duncan and other cultural landscapes. Together with the best hotels and Airbnb, you are assured of a good time with a place of luxury to rest your head at reasonable prices.
Eagle Pass Texas has two international bridges across the border between the United States and Mexico from their twin city Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico. Crossing the International Bridge will take you to the authentic Mexican culture. Go shopping in the Zaragoza Mercado for beautiful indigenous crafts or authentic Mexican food and sweets, or take a walk in ancient Mexico on the Plaza right in front of the historic church, Santuario de Guadalupe, built in 1859.
If your action plan does not include crossing the border, you may still experience the culture of Mexico by visiting Main Street in Eagle Pass Texas! You can find genuine Mexican products being sold at countless stores; you will also find restaurants between the shops that serve authentic Mexican cuisine. You might want to prepare your taste buds for a spicy but delicious treat!Stroll through the city center and enjoy the friendly but slow atmosphere of Main Street; you will discover "shopping relaxation" at its best.
Another place you may want to visit is Maverick County Lake. It is a beautiful lake in Eagle Pass, where visitors here enjoy the beauty of nature. In the lake visitors can fish and ducks swim in the lake. The picnic areas allow locals and tourists to enjoy a picnic of all day. Ice cream parlors are opened near the lake so that children and adults can enjoy sweet treats in the afternoon. There is also a cemented path where visitors can walk or jog.
If you are a big history buff or just want to know more about Eagle Pass, the Fort Duncan Museum might be worth a visit! Fort Duncan was originally built as a US military base that served as protection for the first American settlement on the Rio Grande.
There is plenty of sights to see and things to do in Eagle Pass, so make sure you put this on your bucket list!