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Every Bucket List Beach In Texas Ranked
By KURT NORRIS
The divider of Mustang Island and Padre Island, Packery Channel Beach’s southern shore offers one of the state's bucket list coastal experiences. With fewer tourists than the north shore, it’s the epitome of a traditional beach holiday and promises a calming day on the sprawling white sand shores as the clear waters of the gulf lap against the coast.
14. South Packery Channel Beach
Corpus Christi's North Beach is the ideal destination for escaping to the coast while remaining within accessible distance of fantastic restaurants, boutique shops, and activities. Beachgoers can travelerblog the water via kayaking, snorkeling, or jetty fishing, and the Texas State Aquarium and USS Lexington Museum, are both accessible directly from the beach.
13. North Beach
With deep blue waters and soft golden sands, Surfside Beach is one of the best beaches in Texas for surfing, windsurfing, superb jetty fishing, and fantastic bird-watching opportunities. Per the City of Surfside, the nearby small beach town welcomes visitors to try different local tastes at one of the beach's many restaurants.
12. Surfside Beach
Isla Blanca Beach, at the southern tip of South Padre Island, has golden sands and a myriad of beach-going activities. Its idyllically preserved shoreline and breathtaking sunsets, coupled with full amenities of onsite restrooms, showers, grills, and picnic pavilions make the beach a favorite of both visitors and locals alike.
11. Isla Blanca Beach
One of the few dog-friendly beaches, Stewart Beach promises a fun-filled day for the whole family, with swimming, snorkeling, and onsite amenities. There’s fun for all with several beach volleyball courts, a children's playground, and a community pavilion that holds several special events throughout the year.
10. Stewart Beach