Come and visit our diverse city with all that it has to offer!
We are located about 60 miles south of Del Rio and about 145 miles southwest of San Antonio. Enjoy a beautiful day out on the 9-hole Municipal Golf Course or a day of fishing and barbequing at the Maverick County Lake. Eagle Pass also offers a variety of shopping arenas such as the Mall de las Aguilas and the Downtown area with a variety of shops. We are also the home of the only casino in Texas, the Lucky Eagle Casino from the Kickapoo Tribe located just outside city limits! When visiting Eagle Pass you can stay at any of the many hotels offering first rate hospitality and services as well as dine in a multitude of restaurants and bars.
Cross the border and visit our sister city of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico!
Crossing International Bridge I will take you into the authentic Mexican culture. Shop at the Zaragoza Mercado for the beautiful native crafts or authentic Mexican food and candy, or stroll in old Mexico at the Plazita right in front of the historic church, Santuario de Guadalupe built in 1859 (shown here to the left).
Also, Piedras Negras offers the newest attraction, the Plaza de las Tres Culturas just across our second international bridge, Camino Real International Bridge II which combines the three cultures of Maya, Aztec and Olmec. Eagle Pass is the fastest route between San Antonio and Mexico and is often referred to as "La Puerta de Mexico" or Mexico's Door. It is also the home to the historic ruins of the 18th century San Bernardo Mission.
Experience a "taste of Mexico" on American soil
If crossing the border is not on your plan of activities, you can still experience a "taste of Mexico" by visiting downtown Main Street in Eagle Pass. You will find numerous shops selling genuine Mexican-made products; among the shops, you will also find restaurants serving up authentic Mexican food- prepare your taste buds for this delicious, but spicy treat! Stroll along downtown and take in the friendly, but slow-paced atmosphere of Main Street; you will discover "shopping relaxation" at its best.
Want to know more about Eagle Pass?
Eagle Pass was formerly the historic Fort Duncan where Eagle Pass was first established in 1849 and where during the Texas revolution Santa Ana and his army passed through on their way to the Alamo. Ft Duncan is now a museum which is open to the public.
Eagle Pass has the resources and distributional reach to meet your business' expansion needs: an enthusiastic labor pool; well-maintained infrastructure, including two international bridges and an international railway; highway and port shipping. We also offer the International Center for Trade, a convention center open to all of your presentation or party needs. The City also offers an academically recognized school system, the Eagle Pass Independent School District, with 14 elementary schools, 2 junior high schools and 2 high schools. Higher learning consists of a branch of South West Texas Junior College and a branch of Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College out of Uvalde, Texas. There are also excellent medical and financial services; as well as room to grow with available land, buildings, and commercial or industrial parks.
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