On South Padre Island, Make The Most Of The Dwindling Days Of Summer

The barrier island near the southernmost tip of Texas has wildlife, water activities and good seafood – the makings of a Labor Day beach vacation to help you savor the last days of summer.

By Marika FlattAugust 23, 2018 1:19 pm,

Families have one final chance to savor summer on South Padre Island with the upcoming three-day Labor Day weekend.

With summer activities still in full swing, families can build a sandcastle, go paddle boarding, eat incredible seafood, visit the Birding and Nature Center, Sea Turtle, Inc., and take a sunset cruise in the beautiful Laguna Madre.

South Padre Island’s stunning, white sandy beaches, world-class water activities, nature tourism attractions, unique local restaurants and rockin’ entertainment district keep the island consistently ranked as a top beach destination by travelers from across the globe. Most recently, the island was named one of the “Best Places to Visit in Texas” by U.S. News & World Report, one of the “Best Beach Destinations” by Canadian Traveller, and one of Travel and Leisure’s 2018 “Best Beaches in the U.S. for celebrating July 4th.”

Calm weather and more than 300 days of sunshine make South Padre Island a year-round destination offering a variety of nature tourism attractions, water sports and activities for the entire family.

You can learn more about these and other Texas destinations in :the travel issue of Texas Lifestyle magazine.