The Rio Grande Valley has something for everyone. You will fall in love with the RGV’s rich culture and unspoiled weather year round. Perfect for a vacation spot, Santa Cruz Properties wants for you to have it all by laying your roots in the City of Edinburg! With so much to do, plans for expansion and with great neighboring cities, we feel that you will fall in love with Edinburg just like we have!
A City of Fun
World Birding Center – Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
The Edinburg Scenic Wetlands is every nature lover’s dream. This 40-acre wetland sanctuary offers a year round home to numerous species of ducks, butterflies and other water-loving animals. They also host great family events with bird and dragonfly walks, wildflower tours and even a nighttime tour.
Edinburg hosts four golf courses, Los Lagos Golf Club, Monte Cristo Golf and Country Club, Ebony Golf Course and the Edinburg Municipal Golf Course. Ranging from 9 to 18-hole courses, they will have every golfer wanting to make a hole-in-one in no time.
Museum of South Texas
With the RGV’s rich culture, the Museum of South Texas is sure to attract you with its fascinating exhibits. Located in Edinburg, the Museum of South Texas always has speaker series events and exhibits that are always perfect for the entire family!
Edinburg has numerous parks filled with fun and excitement for everyone. The biggest park, Edinburg Municipal Park, includes six softball/baseball fields, three soccer fields, five playground equipment modules, a 1.5-mile walking/jogging trail, two open court multi-purpose pavilions, 42 picnic tables and BBQ pits, two manmade lakes for fishing and canoeing plus a 1-mile nature trail.
Celebrations and Events
With numerous places to go, the City of Edinburg also has great celebrations and events! From their All-American City 10k Run/Walk & Fun Run bringing in over 7,000 participants and the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce’s largest celebration, Fiesta Edinburg, this emerging city has great celebrations and fun for everyone.
Cost of Living
Edinburg is 20% below the national average cost of living according to Monster.com. In fact, nearly all living basics are surprisingly affordable, from public transportation to groceries to health care. Living in Edinburg won’t break the bank; in fact, you may just add savings to the bank!
According to a U.S. News & World Report survey in July of 2015, four Rio Grande Valley hospitals were in the top 20 in the state and among 581 nationwide viewed as regional leaders. Edinburg-based Doctors Hospital at Renaissance was in a six-way tie for 17th best in Texas. The hospital demonstrated expertise in at least one of 16 specialties, including cancer treatment and heart surgery according to U.S. News & World Report.
Newly created, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will also be home to a school of medicine. For the first time, Valley students will have the opportunity to earn a medical degree close to home. Combining UT Pan American and UT Brownsville allowed for a larger university, creating more resources available for students.
This emerging city is also planning several expansions. With a $10 million Resaca Market planned on Monte Cristo and developments to the Edinburg shopping mall to expand to one million square feet, the City of Edinburg’s innovative and ever-growing business model has attracted thousands to call it home.
Fun in the Sun
With 34-miles of natural seashore and an array of attractions, South Padre Island was named one of Texas’s most beautiful beaches in USA Today. Go dolphin watching, kite boarding, fishing, surfing or sand castle sculpting. SPI has fun and excitement for the entire family.
As the Rio Grande Valley grows, nearby cities also have mountains of activities for you to enjoy. McAllen has the Holiday Parade where the streets are taken over by enormous floating balloons shaped as beloved characters. Pharr’s growth has allowed it to have more shopping stores than ever with more being planned in upcoming years. Hidalgo hosts great entertainment talents like Pitbull, Def Leopard and Alan Jackson at State Farm Arena. With these great accompanying cities, Edinburg is the best place to experience it all.
Best City to Call Home
The City of Edinburg has it all, shopping, golfing an abundance of events and entertainment, great neighboring cities and perfect weather all year round. This is why Santa Cruz Properties wants you to live in the best city in the Rio Grande Valley! And the process of buying property in Edinburg couldn’t be any easier with us! Call us today at 956.383.0868 to schedule an appointment and fall in love with Edinburg!