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South Padre Island Accommodation Roundup | Inverness at South Padre Island, Solare Tower Condominiums

South Padre Island Accommodation Roundup | Inverness at South Padre Island, Solare Tower Condominiums

RTX has two exciting exchange choices for your stay on South Padre Island. Solare Tower Condominiums are newly renovated to provide you with the latest luxuries while staying at the beach.

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A Sandcastle Education From a Master

A Sandcastle Education From a Master

“This makes every vacation after this one better,” said Lucinda “Sandy Feet” Wierenga as she prepared to carve up the sand mound she had just molded at beach access #16 on South Padre Island. She was conducting a sandcastle building lesson, and it was about time to get dirty.

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Go South | Exploring the South End of SPI

Go South | Exploring the South End of SPI

If the windswept, vacant north end of South Padre Island is Mr. Hyde, the friendly south end would be Dr. Jekyll. Containing an awesome water park, restaurants, and a park with a surf break and fishing spots, the south end is a gathering spot year-round for visitors.

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Port of Call

Port of Call

Take the Queen Isabella Causeway (a 2.6 mile long, beautiful drive) across the Laguna Madre to Port Isabel, South Padre Island’s bigger brother. It makes for a lovely day trip full of history, shopping, and dining.

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Travel Tips | Seasonal Travel on South Padre | When is the Best Time for You?

Travel Tips | Seasonal Travel on South Padre | When is the Best Time for You?

The subtropical climate on the island keeps things warm year round, but there are still four distinct travel seasons at SPI. Decide which one works best for your family, each season has its own personality.

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Weekend Escape | Austin, Texas

Weekend Escape | Austin, Texas

With nearly 200 venues, Austin touts itself as the live music capital of the world; now the emerging city is spreading its wings and also becoming a mecca of food, nightlife, motor sports, art and laid back lifestyles. Take a historic tour of the Texas Capitol building, get weird downtown, or hit the hill country for outdoor fun galore, ranging from hiking and biking to watersports on Lake Travis. Sample world famous Texas barbecue at one of Austin’s famous smoke pits, and channel your inner party animal on Sixth Street.

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