Each year families look forward to the fall season. Oftentimes the fall season brings in cooler temperatures and breaks from school. However, the multiple holidays featured during the fall are always the biggest draws to the season. This includes Thanksgiving as it signals a time to celebrate and appreciate everything that we have. Make the most of your Thanksgiving holiday by booking a vacation getaway to South Padre Island. Our travel destination is the perfect location to take a break from tradition and experience something new. Take a look at how Thanksgiving on South Padre Island can look this year:
Ask anyone what their favorite part of Thanksgiving is and we guarantee they will say the food. Thanksgiving meals are always the highlight of family traditions year after year. Delicious comfort foods such as turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and much more are set up on the dining room table for an incredible meal. You can still continue this tradition when you stay on South Padre Island for Thanksgiving. Specifically, our vacation rentals have everything you need to make sure your Thanksgiving meal goes off without a hitch. You will find full size kitchens that can rival commercial kitchens found in restaurants. Full-size appliances including refrigerators, stove/oven combos, dishwashers, and wine fridges let you have plenty of space to cook and store any leftovers. Cabinets are stocked full of everything you need to make such meals including pots and pans. We make it easy so all you have to purchase is the actual food itself. Spacious countertops offer more than enough space to lay it out all at once. Now that everything is nice and prepared you can sit down at the dining room table to enjoy the meal as a family. Take advantage of the gorgeous fall weather on South Padre Island by eating outside on the patio. You have plenty of options in the kitchen when it comes to our South Padre Island rentals!
The fall season is a great time to get out and see South Padre Island for the first or fifth time. The island is often quieter than it is during the summer season. This is perfect for those who wish to spend some time at the beach when it is not crowded. Since the sun is still shining during the day you can easily lay out with a light jacket. One of the favorite activities on the beach by locals is building a giant sandcastle; local sandcastle builders can help you do just that with their tools and knowledge. The water is still warm enough during the fall where you can go swimming or enjoy surfing. Grab a jet ski from a local rental shop to zip around the water. You can also be a lot more relaxed with a stand up paddleboard or kayak to help navigate the shoreline. The fall season is also a great time to try out fishing. Fish from one of the designated areas at the local beaches are book a charter to take you out to sea.
Thanksgiving with Local Restaurants
Not all families will want to spend their holiday travel plans stuck behind the kitchen counter preparing a meal. If you wish to have a meal cooked for you check out one of the many local restaurants that offer traditional Thanksgiving meals. Local restaurants that are included with this care PadreRitaGrill and Isla Grand. These restaurants offer traditional Thanksgiving meals every year so you can enjoy your time with family without having to cook all day. Several other restaurants will also be open showcasing their normal menus.
Go Black Friday Shopping
No one likes to beat the crowds when it comes to Black Friday shopping, but we can never turn down a good deal. Spend your Black Friday browsing the quieter stores of South Padre Island. The Lighthouse Mercado Square features a variety of coffee shops and locally owned businesses to explore. If you are looking for big name items take the drive over to Rio Grande Premium Outlets found back on the mainland. Thanksgiving is the start of the Christmas season so make sure to find the perfect gifts you can take back to your loved ones.
Spend Thanksgiving on South Padre Island
As you can see, a delightful time is waiting for you during Thanksgiving on South Padre Island. Enjoy a break from the normal tradition and come experience our sandy shores. Our vacation rentals have everything you need for a luxurious stay to bring in the holiday season. Browse our available Thanksgiving rentals today and see which one will be available for your time on South Padre Island this year.