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Tired of the big box, overcrowded malls? For a true tropical shopping experience, come to South Padre Island and shop boutiques, art galleries, interior décor shops and more. They’ll love their holiday… 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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Thanks to year-round temperate waters, South Padre Island is home to several top notch fishing tournaments. Anglers of all ages and skill-levels compete for sought-after catches, including redfish, flounder, trout… Read More

One of the best ways to get to know South Padre Island is with a tour. By land, by sea, and even by air, there are many ways to explore… Read More


By Kimberly Maldonado A guide to must do and see things on Texas’ only tropical island Break out of the ordinary and check in to experience a trip of leisure and… Read More

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Sandcastles are an iconic art form for South Padre Island. In fact, it’s a part of the island’s quality of life and a unique attraction to visitors. The City of… Read More

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South Padre Island may be known for Spring Break and family summer vacations, but did you know it is considered one of the best open water destinations in the U.S.?… Read More

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Spring break is the time to kick-back and relax or, get active on the beach! Here’s what college students can expect on the Island this spring break: Beach Bash Music… Read More

Recently named one of the 10 Best Places in Texas to visit on Spring Break, South Padre Island’s white, sandy shoreline and emerald green waters invite visitors of all ages… Read More

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By Sara Phillips This blog post is part of the Texas Travel Blogger take over of South Padre Island.  South Padre Island has so much to give! One of the… Read More