padre island

A Bird’s-Eye View of Laguna Madre

October 27, 2022 | By

Sip Local Brews Near the Beach at These Port Aransas Pubs

October 26, 2022 | By Melissa Gaskill

Big Bend National Park Closed Due to Positive COVID-19 Test, Padre Island National Seashore Closed Temporarily

July 2, 2020 | By Peter Warren

June 2019

June 1, 2019 | By

In this issue: An Epic 367-Mile Road Trip Reveals the Best of the Texas Coast, 10 Can’t-Miss Beach Eats of the Gulf Coast, Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway

Where to Stay in Padre Island

October 13, 2018 | By

Sightseer: The Other Padre Island

February 23, 2017 | By

Out to Sea

July 1, 2015 | By

I’m a NatGeo junkie, and I love seeing the magic of nature – pecking order in the primate world, hunting strategies in the wild, the courting calls and dances.

Sunshine and Shipwrecks

May 13, 2015 | By E. Dan Klepper

Padre Island, the longest barrier island in the world, embodies some of the state’s most pleasurable assets, entertaining Texans with miles of warm Gulf waves and sun-drenched, cinnamon shores.

Hello Beach! Where to Eat

May 13, 2015 | By

Now that you’re at the beach, where do you go to eat in Galveston, Bolivar Peninsula and South Padre Island?

Texas Top 40 No. 19, Padre Island

May 6, 2014 | By

The beaches of Padre Island are so inviting that inland lakes have been known to import loads of Padre sand for their own waterfronts.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By


Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

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