: Harlingen, Texas
Water sports such as jet ski rentals and banana boat rides are available. beach chairs and umbrella rentals are available. Sand castle lessons are available and great fun for every member of the family. Off-site bird- and turtle-watching, and beach Other activities include horseback riding. Across the Queen Isabella Bridge in Port Isabel there are museums. Make sure you visit the Light House museum in the year old Port Isabel lighthouse. It is the smallest State Park in Texas. Port Isabel has many artsy little shops including antiques and art galleries. The Gladys Porter Zoo one of the top zoos in the country is
just a 30 minute drive to Brownsville.
In Laguna Vista, Golfers can check out the South Padre Island Golf Course.
Water activities include Schlitterbahn Beach Water park, Sunset dinner cruises, dolphin watch, ,snorkeling and scuba, surfing and sailboat rental. Fisherman can try Bay, Deep Sea, & Surf Fishing. Highly recommended restaurants include The Sea Ranch, Louie’s Back Yard, Gabriella’s, and Captain Roy’s Mexican & Seafood.