Members of José de Escandón's colony settled in the area as early as 1749. The course of the Rio Grande forced residents to move the town's buildings inland. Today, the Hidalgo-McAllen-Reynosa International Bridge is one of the major ports of entry in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The Valley's subtropical climate attracts outdoor enthusiasts year-round. Golfers can choose from the area's numerous courses. Nearby wildlife refuges attract birders from throughout the world.
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