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DSC_1260TEXAS is a big state… so we thank you for your interest in the Port Isabel, home to the only townsquare with a lighthouse in Texas!

As one of the oldest cities in extreme south Texas, Port Isabel has a long and interesting history dating back to 1519 when it was charted by Spanish explorer Alonzo de Pineda. There are tales of pirate treasures still buried on South Padre Island. Port Isabel is home to three world class museums which bring our history to life. The Port Isabel Historic Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, and the 1852 Port Isabel Lighthouse are monuments to our rich past. The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage, on the grounds of the Port Isabel lighthouse also highlights the maritime history of the Laguna Madre area.

Downtown Port Isabel! Park & Play ALL Day!

fb32x32Port Isabel enjoys mild weather year around, world class fishing, events and festivals, lots of great food and friendly faces. Visit our blog or our Facebook, then visit us!

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#TBT The 1940s Port Isabel shoreline taken from the top of the lighthouse! You can see the 1,500 ft. railroad dock and the ferry landing in the center where you could catch a ride South Padre Island. ... See MoreSee Less

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Museums' Telling Our Stories

October 27, 2016, 7:00pm - October 27, 2016, 8:30pm

Original Play by Gloria Bates~ "Capt. Isley Bell & Los Ratones". Captain Bell is the Customs Administrator of the Custom Duty House on St. James Island off Point Isabel in 1857. This exciting drama ...

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Visit our Visitor's Center! Located in the Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage on the grounds of the lighthouse. The keeper's cottage was reconstructed in the 1990's using the 1855 plans! ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you been to Bass Pro Shops? Their candy store is a reproduction of Port Isabel's Champion Building! ... See MoreSee Less

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Coca-Cola Mexican style! Fill-in-the-blank... When I order _____, I have to have a Mexican Coke! ... See MoreSee Less

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