Thrill of Romance
In Corpus Christi, Texas, love isn’t just in the air…it’s in the water, on the beach and just about anywhere else you can think of. For lovers looking to add a little thrill to their romantic delights, a visit to Corpus Christi will provide all the right elements to get the heart pounding. If it’s relaxation and a softer approach that’s desired, you’ll find that, too.
Full Moon Kayaking Tours
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Adventures on the water by moonlight? Sign us up. Coastal Bend Kayaking offers a Full Moon kayaking tour with professional guide Hector Rios that will take you on a romantic outdoor excursion t0 knock you right out of any date night rut you may be in. If you’re looking for atypical but fun, this is it.
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The wind blowing through your hair, sun shimmering across the waters of the Corpus Christi Bay, sky painted in beautiful watercolor-like splendor, all while snuggled up close to your sweetie…..the perfect ingredients for a special moment. Sunrise and sunset cruises are offered year-round at The Yachting Center of Corpus Christi and could be the perfect complement to your Valentine’s weekend.
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If absolute heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping thrill is more your couple style than peaceful and serene escapes, how does a freefall from 11,000 feet over Mustang Island and Port Aransas sound? If you’re liking it, we got it. Skydive South Texas offers a variety of jumps and we hear that sunny Winter days offer the best aerials of the year.
Day Trip to San Jose Island
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San Jose Island is a barrier island located between Port Aransas and Aransas Pass in the Coastal Bend. Accessible only by boat, the island is popular with kayakers and boaters looking to enjoy South Texas’ natural splendor. Grab your significant other and take a stroll along its secluded beaches, pick up seashells and explore the Lydia Ann Lighthouse, the second-oldest lighthouse on the Texas coast. Formed in 1851, the lighthouse is the oldest surviving structure in the Corpus Christi-Aransas Pass area.
Camping at Padre Island National Seashore
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“The stars at night are big and bright deep in the heart of Texas…” Guess what? They’re big and bright in the Coastal Bend, too! With five designated camping areas within Padre Island National Seashore, campers will find miles of waterfront surroundings to pitch a tent and get ready for a romantic evening of roughing it with your love. Just don’t forget the 4-wheel drive!
Horseback Riding on the Beach
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What’s more whimsical than a horseback ride along the beach while the sun sets? If you’re looking for classic romantic ventures, this one is tried and true. Horses on the Beach on North Padre Island offers late afternoon rides that are sure to set the mood.