A red and orange butterfly perched on top of a pink flower.
National Butterfly Center. Photo by Will van Overbeek


Outdoor enthusiasts will find four premier golf courses and the Mission Hike and Bike Trail. The Mansion on Shary was the home of John H. Shary, known as the father of the Texas citrus industry; open by appointment. Events include the Texas Citrus Fiesta, South Texas Outdoor Life Festival, and the Texas Butterfly Festival.

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