5 days in South Padre Island Itinerary

5 days in South Padre Island Itinerary

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5 days in South Padre Island Itinerary

Start: Richardson
car:  7​h
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South Padre Island
— 4 nights
car:  7​h
End: Richardson

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South Padre Island

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A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Attractions like Laguna Madre Nature Trail and Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site and Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting South Padre Island side-trips: Brownsville (Sabal Palm Sanctuary & Gladys Porter Zoo). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, enjoy the sea views from Port Isabel Lighthouse, admire nature's wide array of creatures at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, and step off the mainland to explore Whaling Wall.

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Richardson to South Padre Island is an approximately 7-hour flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Richardson in March since evenings lows in South Padre Island dip to 62°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brownsville, Port Isabel, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
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Laguna Madre Nature Trail

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