Mercedes To Alamo
Mid-Valley is a region located in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, stretching from Mercedes to Alamo. This area is known for its rich culture, agricultural heritage, and proximity to the Mexico-US border.The landscape is dominated by vast fields of cotton, sugarcane, citrus, and other crops, which are irrigated by the nearby Rio Grande river. The climate in Mid-Valley is warm and humid, with hot summers and mild winters.The region is also home to a diverse population, with a mix of Hispanic, Anglo, and other ethnic groups. The cities and towns in Mid-Valley are known for their vibrant festivals, music, and food, which reflect the area’s cultural heritage.Visitors to Mid-Valley can explore the many historical sites, museums, and nature reserves that are found throughout the region. Whether it’s learning about the area’s agricultural history, observing local wildlife, or simply enjoying the warm hospitality of the people, Mid-Valley offers something for everyone.
The Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle is one of the state’s most popular pilgrimage spots, welcoming over one million visitors each year. The Basilica has a hotel, restaurant, gift shop and more. Several masses are celebrated each day in both English and Spanish.