Labor Day in South Padre Island

With Labor Day seen as the unofficial end of summer, it’s important to make the most of the remaining warm weather. Consider spending Labor Day weekend in South Padre Island as this is a wonderful way to close out the summer. There are an array of events and activities happening in South Padre Island year-round, so you’ll always have something exciting to do while you vacation in the area. Check out these South Padre Labor Day activities and plan your next vacation to Texas!

Enjoy the Beach

Labor Day is often the last chance some people get to enjoy the beach to the fullest before colder temperatures set in. Make sure you take the time out to really enjoy the beach. Whether you are just lounging on the beach reading a book or learning how to build sandcastles with the help of a guided session from Sandy Feet Sand Castle Services, the sandy shores await you. Jump into the warm waters for a swim, learn how to windsurf with the assistance of a professional guide, or simply enjoy a picnic on the beach watching a sunset. Make the most of the last days of summer by enjoying your time on the beach during a South Padre Island Labor Day.

Go Sightseeing This South Padre Labor Day

There is so much to see, do and discover about South Padre Island. Visit the Port Isabel Lighthouse which was once commanded by Robert E. Lee. Spend a day at the Museums of Port Isabel learning about the history of Port Isabel and seeing old relics recovered from shipwrecks. Take a trip to one of several piers where you’ll see fishermen bringing in their catches of the day.

Experience Wildlife

South Padre Island offers the opportunity for both locals and visitors to discover wildlife. The SPI Birding and Nature Center is a premier destination for birdwatchers as it home to numerous species of bird, and it also functions as an alligator sanctuary. The SPI Birding and Nature Center offers guided bird walks as well as informative Gator Talks. South Padre Island is also home to the Sea Turtle Rescue Center where injured sea turtles are rescued, rehabilitated and then released. The organization offers “Turtle Talks” to provide more information on the importance of caring for sea turtles and their mission in doing so.

If you are planning a visit to South Padre Island over Labor Day weekend, there always are a number of fun activities and events planned to help everyone celebrate the last days of summer to the fullest. Bring your summer to a close with a trip to South Padre Island for Labor Day weekend. Franke Rentals has an array of luxurious vacation rentals available. Let us help you select the vacation rental that is best for you. Contact us today at 956-761-2607 to book your vacation lodging for Labor Day.