North Padre Island is the gateway to the Padre Island National Seashore. It also has miles of its own drive on beaches and provides access to the Upper Laguna Madre and the eastern portion of Corpus Christi Bay. Packery Channel is located on the north tip of Padre Island, separating it from Mustang Island and give excellent access to the offshore fishing hotspots in the Gulf of Mexico as well as being a popular shore and wade fishing spot.
The Island features a variety of canal front homes, beachfront hotels and other rentals for visiting anglers. Of course camping on the beach is always an option as well.