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Author: Jamie Whetstone

Escape to Texas’ only tropical island for a fun-filled family getaway to celebrate Halloween and the annual migration of the Monarch butterfly from North America to Central Mexico. “With the… Read More

For our Winter Texan visitors that will soon be joining us on the little sandbar that we call home (and to those of you that may be first-time visitors) we’d… Read More

Beachside or bayside, sunrise or sunset…no matter where you’re at on South Padre Island or what time of day it is you don’t have to look very hard for a… Read More

South Padre Island has been nominated as a “Best Beach Town” by Southern Living for their “South’s Best 2019” awards. The Island encourages locals, visitors and supporters to cast their… Read More

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TEXAS, Aug. 29, 2018 –Frontier Airlines recently announced the addition of six new, low-fare flight routes and their 100th city served to date, Harlingen. Two of the… Read More

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There are many ways to view the beautiful South Padre Island. You can stroll along the pristine beaches, discover native wildlife as you explore nature trails and boardwalks that overlook… Read More

With football season quickly approaching, fans everywhere are ready to break out their branded gear and celebrate their favorite team, especially if that team is their alma mater. The real… Read More

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Only a 1/2 mile wide at its widest point, South Padre Island gives you easy access to both surf and sand. South Padre Island’s mild weather, calm waters of the… Read More

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Voluntourism — “a form of tourism in which travelers participate in voluntary work, typically for a charity.” Whether you’re on the Island for a day, a week, or a month,… Read More

Sandcastle Trail

June 15th, 2018 by Jamie Whetstone

South Padre Island is home to a collection of castles called the Sandcastle Trail. Around 30 sand sculptures are located throughout the Island, sculpted by professional sand artists — some… Read More