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Best things to do in Tamaulipas

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“They will have live bands on weekends and you can catch some concerts at this place when they are scheduled”
36 locals recommend
Zoo
“The organization rescues turtles! Enough said! They are interesting, fun, education and the kids LOVE it!”
39 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“You can find many famous stores here along with some great restaurants. It is one of the most popular malls in the nation. ”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Well normally have a DJ nightly. it’s on the Bayside so you will have nice water views”
37 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Great place to see the many bird species that migrate to the Island. Nice raised board walk style deck that walks you out to the bay. beautiful scenery. Recent Alligator exhibit added & small museum.”
33 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“If you take a trip to the beach and looking for some good seafood. This is one of our stops when we go. Good food. Good price. Good portions. ”
24 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This outlet mall has all the name brand stores in it like, Nike, American Eagle, Sunglass hut, Abercrombie, Guess and many, many more.”
12 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great place for breakfast and lunch, go early because it gets packed fast. They also have great cold coffees.”
36 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“45 Minutes east of Donna in San Padre Island is a family owned and operated authentic Italian Restaurant. The meals are all fantastic. Good portions and good prices. If you are hungry for pizza their single pizza can serve two easily. well worth the trip to the island.”
29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right on the beach in San Padre Island. They have a local band Pelican West which plays live music. They always get the crowd involved in the entertainment. While at Wanna wanna you can walk right onto the beach and see the wonderful scenes .”
29 locals recommend
Beach
“Best place to get away from people Padre Island National Seashore, Bird Island Basin: Hwy 361 South until it enters the Park, then follow the signs to the Bird Island Basin (Laguna Side - about an hour drive, one way) Boat ramp; windsurfing; easy wade fishing; best place to view a Laguna Madre Sunset”
26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“One of my absolute favorite  spots & one of the best  local  seafood places you can go to.  Located on Padre Island  (about 15 minutes from here)”
24 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Good afternoon spot to watch the sunset too! Good people watching and I've been there many times when the crowd dances.”
31 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Great waterpark and has a nice restaurant you can eat at and watch the water.”
16 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Keep in mind there is only one grocery store on the island, so it's a pricier if you want to stock up on a week's worth of groceries. I recommend stopping here or at the Walmart in Port Isabel on your way in.”
13 locals recommend
National Park
“Easier fishing/less people/camping allowed too. Limited facilities after entrance. Sparse cell phone coverage as you go south. ”
18 locals recommend