Visiting South Padre Island

Find great local information about news, events, activities, special interest items, and things you might want to know about visiting South Padre Island.

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It’s Fishing Tournament Season On South Padre Island

It’s fishing tournament season on South Padre Island, and we’ve got all the top events summarized with dates and details. If you like to fish, watch fishing, or maybe just eat fish, make your plans now for a trip to the island!

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Top Beach Vacation Packing Tips

Headed on vacation? Need a few packing tips? We’ve got you covered with our best recommendations for keeping your suitcase light and your vacation memorable.

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Mother’s Day, South Padre Island and Gravity Park

Mother’s Day 2016 – Consider Gravity Park and other great information for your celebration on Padre Island.

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UTRGV Coastal Studies Lab: Winter Seminar Series

The 2016 Winter Seminar Series from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers interested persons a FREE intellectual experience.