25. To swim in a blue lagoon
Bet you didn’t realize there are blue waters outside of South Padre. Just 75 miles north of Downtown, you’ll come upon the clear blue spring-fed Blue Lagoon.
26. To treat yo’self at an award-winning, former member’s-only dining club
With an executive chef who’s had stints at El Bulli, French Laundry, and Alinea, the Pelican Club boasts a bold menu of beautifully plated, progressive American eats. Now that you’re allowed in, put on some slacks and get Parmesan-encrusted red snapper, BBQ Gulf shrimp & buttered grits, and Zinfandel-braised lamb chops.
27. To further prove your taco prowess
You can’t call yourself a taco aficionado without hitting the El Ultimo Taco Truck off Long Point.