Mission is a Texas town located on the US and Mexico border. It is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country that has experience tremendous growth in population, business development and economy in recent years. Ecotourism has been a huge part of the city’s growth, including Anzalduas International Bridge, Bentsen State Park, the National Butterfly Center and the World Birding Center. Mission is a city that is quickly growing but has not forgotten its surroundings and rich history.
Mission is best explored by car outside of the immediate downtown area. It is a grid pattern that is easily navigable and accessible by major highways like Route 2 and Route 69C. The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council provides public transportation around Mission via the Valley Metro bus. The routes also serve the rest of Hildago County and several surrounding counties.