POSTED: Friday, May 22, 2009 - 5:19pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
This a very busy time on South Padre Island as many people are enjoying the beginning of an extended weekend for Memorial Day.
Whether it's a dog with a life jacket, a toddler, or an adult they are already making their way to the water and the beautiful beach on South Padre Island.
This group of 12 made the trip from Houston driving seven hours. They are staying at a beach house for the weekend and glad to be soaking up the sun.
This family with twins also making the trip from the Houston area to South Padre Island.
Both groups are just a few of the people staying on the Island this weekend. the Island's Convention and Visitor's Bureau says hotels with be about 80-85& percent capacity this weekend.