South Texas is a tropical vacation spot for South Padre Island's beaches, fishing and birding. Along the Rio Grande Valley you find farming, citrus and a rich heritage with Mexico.
32 imagesPhotos picture South Padre Island - Texas' party capital and also a beautiful natural area for birds and fishing - take your pick. Pelicans and shore birds are everywhere as are sunrise and sunset views. The Port Isabel light offers views of the bay and South Padre Island, Texas.
21 imagesPhotos show some of the rich history of Mexico and Texas is shared along the rich lands of the lower Rio Grande Valley. Included are agricultural ares, Boca Chica where the Rio Grande / Rio Bravo meets the Gulf of Mexico and Los Ebanos, the only rope ferry still in operation along the U.S. - Mexican border.