Bentsen-RGV State Park
Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort is located just outside the entrance to this state park and all Bentsen Palm Development communities are within walking distance of this natural treasure.
Great Texas Birding Classic
The 15th Annual Great Texas Birding Classic will be held Sunday, April 10, through Sunday, April 17, 2011.
McAllen Chamber of Commerce
The McAllen Chamber of Commerce, with more than 1750 members representing businesses throughout the city of McAllen and across South Texas, is “committed to powering the economy for South Texas, working to retain and attract jobs and investment to the region and helping regional business expand and grow.”
Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce is a partnership between small and large businesses working for the prosperity of Mission, Texas.
NABA Butterfly Park
The North American Butterfly Association (NABA) is creating the largest butterfly park in the world within walking distance of your doorstep in one of our Bentsen Palm Development community.
Rio Grande Valley Events
Check out what’s going on in the Rio Grande Valley!
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets
Outlet shopping at its best is only minutes away from Bentsen Palm Development, east on Highway 83 in Mercedes. The 140 Outlet Stores include such favorites as Adidas, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Nike, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sony, Bath and Body Works, Kirkland’s Home, and much more.
South Padre Island
The beautiful beaches of South Padre Island await Bentsen Palm Development families who want to get away for the day or the weekend. Fishing, snorkeling, and dining on fresh seafood at fine restaurants are just some of the many pleasures that are available at Port Isabel and South Padre Island.
Valley Land Fund
The Valley Land Fund works to preserve, expand and enhance the native wildlife habitat in the Rio Grande Valley through education, land ownership and creation of economic incentives for preservation. See the winners of their wildlife photo contest here!
World Birding Center
Comprised of 9 unique nature centers spread across the Rio Grande Valley, the World Birding Center offers visitors “a wide array of birding adventures, from wilderness walks and float trips to hands-on, state-of-the-art educational exhibits.” Bentsen Palm Development proudly sits at the entrance to the World Birding Center’s Headquarters at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.
Conservation Gardening Tips
If you have enjoyed the colors and winged visitors to Bentsen Palm then you already know my heart! I am passionate about creating experiences that bring people and the natural world together. My name is Lori Rhodes and I have thoroughly enjoyed playing in and creating your community gardens over the last few years!
RGV Plant Retailers
These are some of the local retailers that carry our favorite Valley-native plants and gardening supplies.