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Inside Background
South Padre Island is a favorite Spring Break vacation destination popular with...
Last edited: October 29, 2012
South Padre Island was originally settled by Native American Indians, the most...
Last edited: July 20, 2006
Books about South Padre Island which travelers may want to consider reading...
Last edited: July 06, 2006
  The SPI Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has a visitors center where you can...
Last edited: April 16, 2014
The weather at South Padre Island is usually warm year round.  Even in the dead...
Last edited: June 19, 2006
Right off the southern tip of Texas is a tropical paradise offering as much or...
Last edited: July 18, 2011
Inside Transportation
By plane:   Travelers interested in flying to South Padre Island will be able...
Last edited: December 02, 2012
How travelers go about getting around South Padre Island depends greatly on...
Last edited: January 17, 2013
Inside Things to Do
Year round opportunities for fun and relaxation exist on this 34 mile barrior...
Last edited: April 15, 2014
With the nation focused on tightening its purse strings, it is good to know...
Last edited: March 28, 2014
As a popular Spring and Summer destination, South Padre Island can’t help but...
Last edited: April 16, 2014
 It’s not hard to get off the beaten track on South Padre Island – and that’s...
Last edited: January 18, 2013
South Padre Island: the perfect playground in paradise. Not only is SPI a fun...
Last edited: March 28, 2014
Texas GLO and Cameron County together with the Hilton Garden Inn Beach Resort...
Last edited: May 31, 2013
Andy Bowie Park is an excellent park for the person who wants to get away from...
Last edited: February 15, 2007
A cost-effective way to entertain your family and engage them in understanding...
Last edited: November 23, 2009
These are great, personal tours. The guides are actually familiar with the...
Last edited: April 20, 2009
Inside Dining Scene
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Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: June 03, 2013
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is NOT mandatory in most of the United States, it is expected in...
Last edited: August 18, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 08, 2007
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014