8 days in South Padre Island Itinerary

8 days in South Padre Island Itinerary

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South Padre Island
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Laguna Madre Nature Trail and South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site and Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South Padre Island: Brownsville (Resaca de la Palma State Park, Sabal Palm Sanctuary, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island online trip planner .

May in South Padre Island sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Brownsville, Port Isabel, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
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