Island Blog

Things to Do in South Padre Island With Kids

One of the things I like most about Texas is that you can enjoy the beach almost year ’round. While the Texas gulf coast can’t compare with the sugar-white sands and turquoise waters of the Caribbean and parts of Alabama and Florida, they do the trick for a beach fix. If Texas beaches are on your…

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Am I, Are We Making a Difference?

Guest Blogger, Ed Caum, CVB Director South Padre Island I remember my first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, because it was the first Earth Day. I was 10. To set the stage I was raised in Alaska where we relied on our environment to provide us with many of the products we consumed daily. Fish from the…

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South Padre Island Restaurants: Fun Places to Eat in SPI Texas

An excerpt from an article written by Charles McCool When visiting South Padre Island, choose from dozens of restaurants, ranging from take-out casual to relaxed upscale fine dining. Whichever SPI restaurants you try, I strongly suggest focusing on fresh seafood and Mexican/Tex-Mex. Local South…

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Girls' Weekend on South Padre Island

Alexandra Carreno Haines is the founder and editor of a lifestyle and style blog, Adored by Alex, from Houston, Texas. She recently traveled to South Padre Island to compile the perfect itinerary for a girl’s weekend getaway. Looking for an island getaway that’s easy to get to, filled with…

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Why You Should Take Your Dog to South Padre Island

An excerpt from a blog written by Vessy Smith South Padre Island is not only a great family and spring break beach destination, but also a fun place to bring your dogs. Oh yes! All pups that have visited the island agree! There are a variety of dog-friendly accommodation options, and some are…

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