Missions of San Antonio

San Antonio, TX is home to five missions that were established along the San Antonio River in the 18th century. Collectively they became the largest concentration of Catholic missions in North America and were built primarily to expand Spanish New World influence north from Mexico. The missions flourished during the mid-18th century until disease, inadequate …

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Mercedes, TX Boot Walk

These Boots Were Made for Walking Mercedes is the boot capital of Texas. Cowboy boot that is. Boot manufactures have called Mercedes home for many years including the Rios of Mercedes Boot Company which has been in business since 1853. In an effort to draw attention and to be sure it continued to be known …

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Boondocking On A Texas Beach

There’s nothing like driving the RV off the road onto a beach and making yourself at home. That is exactly what we did at Magnolia Beach, Texas. We parked just a few feet from the water and were lulled to sleep at night with the cashing waves. The beach is elevated several feet higher than …

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