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South Padre Island

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South Padre Island

Is South Padre Island a 6 hour drive from IAH? are there any closer beaches?

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1. Re: South Padre Island

SPI is at least 6 hours for IAH, probably more like 7.

There are many closer beaches. My favorite beach is Padre Nat'l Seashore near Corpus Christi, because it is undeveloped.

There are other nice beaches near Corpus Christi as well, which is about a 4 hour drive.

Galveston is about an hour from Houston, but you may be disappointed by the beaches there.

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2. Re: South Padre Island

Hi

Port Aransas on Mustang Island (close to CC) is our favorite place. Coming back this year. Driving distances already given 7 hours and 4 hours).

Tet

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