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South Padre Island is one of the most popular vacation spots in the country and you will find that it is a great place to live as well. You will find many beach-related activities here, such as snorkeling and scuba diving. However, there are plenty of things to do that are not related to the beach. Not only can Franke Realty find you a great home, but we can also tell you some of the best places to visit!

City of South Padre Island

The city of South Padre Island offers a website that provides a guide to local businesses.

SPI Birding, Nature Center & Alligator Sanctuary

Texas is famous for its many exotic birds, and some of the loveliest of our feathered friends call South Padre Island their home. This not-for-profit bird education center provides a place where both locals and visitors can learn all about the flora and fauna of the Lone Star State’s coast. The center provides guided bird tours. You will also find an alligator sanctuary there where you can meet one or two of the long and weighty archosaurs, in person.

6801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily

South Padre Island Convention Center and Visitors Bureau

South Padre Island is a wonderful place to have an event. This massive center offers 45,000 square feet right in the heart of downtown. The center offers enough parking for 500 cars, and they can accommodate a seminar of 20 people or a major event for 500. The Visitors Bureau will provide information about all of the different things there are to do in town and in the surrounding area. The knowledgeable staff can tell you about all the best places to eat in town.

7355 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday

The Franke Law Firm, P.C

Unfortunately, occasionally you need a lawyer for various issues that come up in your life. The legal professionals at this firm have years of experience in dealing with Texas law. The attorney also owns Franke Realty!

8605 Padre Blvd #7728, South Padre Island, TX 78597
8:30 am to 5:00 pm daily

Valley International Airport

You won’t have to go far to get to and from the airport when your friends visit South Padre Island. This handy little airport offers daily flights to Austin, Dallas, Houston, and even Chicago. They have casino shuttles available as well.

3002 Heritage Way, Harlingen, TX 78550
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Make South Padre Island Your New Home

Franke Realty can help you find your dream home on South Padre Island, but the best homes get snapped up quickly, so be sure to call us today!

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