Island Blog

National Cook Your Catch Day in South Padre Island

If the idea of catching a fish in the morning and eating that same fish in the evening appeals to you, you’ll want to keep reading. Here’s everything you need to know about National Cook Your Catch Day in South Padre Island. I was invited by the tourism office in South Padre Island Texas for…

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Island Insider: Sea Turtle Inc.

By Kimberly Maldonado Take a break from water sports and beach activities to explore the wonder of one of South Padre Island’s sparkling tourism gems, Sea Turtle, Inc. A non-profit organization rescuing and protecting marine turtles on the Island for more than 40 years, Sea Turtle, Inc. assists the…

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Island Insider: SPI Birding and Nature Center

By Kimberly Maldonado Located on a major migratory route between the shallows of the Laguna Madre Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, South Padre Island is a stopover for a large variety of birds. More than 300 species of birds call the Island home for part or most of the year. Vast expanses of saltwater…

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