11 days in South Padre Island & College Station Itinerary

11 days in South Padre Island & College Station Itinerary

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South Padre Island
— 4 nights
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College Station
— 5 nights
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South Padre Island

— 4 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Step out of South Padre Island with an excursion to Iwo Jima Memorial & Museum in Harlingen--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, walk around Andy Bowie Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island journey builder site.

Pueblo to South Padre Island is an approximately 17-hour car ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pueblo to South Padre Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Pueblo in March, you will find days in South Padre Island are somewhat warmer (71°F), and nights are warmer (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to College Station.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

College Station

— 5 nights
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. Venture out of the city with trips to Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum (in Chappell Hill), Waco (Cameron Park Zoo, Waco Suspension Bridge, &more) and Brenham (Antique Rose Emporium, Blue Bell Creameries, &more). There's much more to do: get your bearings at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at Museum of the American GI, learn about winemaking at Messina Hof Winery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Center.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the College Station route planner.

Fly from South Padre Island to College Station in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from South Padre Island in March since evenings lows in College Station dip to 52°F. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in College Station

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips