Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

For the Nature Lovers

South Padre Island, TX offers many outdoor activities besides spending time at the beach. South Padre Island is home to recreation for all ages.

Museums and Art

South Padre Island has much more to offer than just surf and sand. While vacationing there, visitors can choose from a wide variety of activities and attractions - located on the Island or a short drive away - to fill their time between trips to the beach.

On The Beach Activities

Most national publications rank South Padre Island as one of the best beach resorts in the United States – and those who have visited Texas`s tropical island would no doubt agree

Recreational & Sports Activities

Steady breezes are ideal for windsurfers, and calm, clear waters are a favorite with snorklers and divers. Anglers, too, are not overlooked at South Padre, and plenty of fishing opportunities are available in both the Laguna Madre and the Gulf. In addition to outdoor activities, South Padre Island is home to Schitterbahn water park.


There is more than one way to relax here in South Padre Island.......