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While it is a beloved beach party spot for the young and carefree, South Padre is also a fantastic family vacation choice. The amount of...

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July 31, 2018

Only a 1/2 mile wide at its widest point, South Padre Island gives you easy access to both surf and...

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July 17, 2018

Voluntourism — "a form of tourism in which travelers participate in voluntary work, typically for a charity." Whether you're on...

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June 22, 2018

It's hot now but that (sadly) won't last forever. Chilly weather and icy conditions will be back before you're ready,...

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Texas’ Best Beach is ready for summer visitors SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (June 22, 2018) – South Padre Island is...

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June 15, 2018

South Padre Island is home to a collection of castles called the Sandcastle Trail. Around 30 sand sculptures are located...

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An artist’s muse, the South Texas art community is vibrant and growing. And it’s no wonder why – our landscape...

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June 14, 2018

Alisha Workman and I (Jamie Whetstone) recently visited the Gladys Porter Zoo to take a tour and chat with the...

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June 6, 2018

The beachside of the Island is privy to pristine beaches and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Take in...

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The view from the Laguna Madre Bay is breathtaking — especially at sunset. Soak in the stunning views with an...

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