POSTED: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 4:16pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 20, 2012 - 9:33am
If you want to drive to the best beach in Texas look no further than South Padre Island. U.S. News Travel recently ranked their top family friendly beaches in the United States. South Padre Island finished 12th on the list and was the highest ranked Texas beach. The top three beaches on the list include Outer Banks North Carolina, Maui and San Diego.