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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

Originally appeared on Texans know that if you want to do a beach trip right, you head to South Padre Island. SPI, as it’s known, is a city located on… Read More

Sandcastles

By Dawn Monroe This blog post is part of the Texas Travel Blogger take over of South Padre Island.  If you’re looking for a fun afternoon activity while on South… Read More

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Calling all water sport enthusiasts: pack your trunks and your boards, and head down the Texas Gulf Coast to the only tropical island in Texas, South Padre Island, to ride… Read More

Originally appeared on When it comes to Texas, what do you think of? Maybe cowboy boots, Whataburger, or the Alamo? Odds are you didn’t think of the Lone Star State’s… Read More

Deep waters are where the big fish roam. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that you need to be an experienced angler to make a great catch. Whether you’ve… Read More

Each year, visitors looking to exchange frigid temperatures and shoveling snow for endless sunshine and a welcoming beach community, flock to South Padre Island. The only tropical island in Texas,… Read More

south padre island sign

By Carla Meadows This blog post is part of the Texas Travel Blogger take over of South Padre Island.  Although we’re at summer’s end, my daughter and I aren’t quite… Read More

Photo by Nancy Vlayen on Unsplash. Great Blue Heron.

For birds crossing the Gulf of Mexico, South Padre Island is a well needed pit-stop. The natural marshes, dune meadows and intertidal flats combine to make a unique habitat that… Read More

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South Padre Island’s mild year-round temperatures make for great fishing any time. If you’re wondering what to expect during your SPI fishing adventure, we’ve got you covered. Here’s what you… Read More

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