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Your 3-Day Weekend Guide to Family Fun in Corpus Christi

by Visit Corpus Christi Texas

family weekend guide

Traveling with the family is always a wonderful time, making memories by the beach, eating delicious seafood and snuggling with your loved ones. Spend more time with your family and less time on the planning with this 3-day weekend guide to a perfect weekend in Corpus Christi.


Friday

Central Corpus Christi

FunTrackers Amusement Park

AM: Funtrackers

Begin your day on the right track with tons of fun at Funtrackers Family Fun Center! The kids will go wild with roaring go-karts on the track, arcade games and tasty classic American-diner eats.  As for the adults: grab yourself a cool margarita at the bar! (No judgment: you’re on vacation too, ya know.) 9605 S. Padre Island Dr.

 

Noon: Get Air

Kids still have crazy energy from sitting in go-karts all morning long? Have no fear, Get Air is here! Get Air Trampoline Park is a great spot for kids to jump around and have a great time showing off how high they can go. At this indoor jungle gym, your children will have a blast spending hours jumping around. Adults can join in on the fun too! Get out there and do a backflip, if that’s how you roll. 4701 S. Staples St.

Bowlero

PM: Bowlero

End the day right with a friendly bowling competition between the family,. Bowlero is great for groups, no matter how big or small. The menu is diverse with options like pizza, fish tacos and Texas-sized burgers. And don’t forget about the ever-so-exciting laser tag! Go ahead and join in with the kids, you’ll be glad you did. The laser tag vicinity is jam-packed with elaborate hiding spaces and an overall fun atmosphere. If the rapid, adventurous music isn’t enough to get you into the competitive mode, it’ll be the timer that gets you. Shoot away and let the games begin! 6116 Ayers St.


Saturday

Downtown Corpus Christi

Islands of Steel Texas State Aquarium

AM: Texas State Aquarium

After all the Friday fun, it’s time to take a nice stroll. The Texas State Aquarium is a must-see attraction spent with the kids. Haven't been to the Texas State Aquarium in awhile? Venture into the all-new Caribbean Journey exhibit filled with flamingos, exotic mammals and more! 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Must Visit Art Venues -Art Museum of South Texas

Noon: Museums

Corpus Christi has a diverse number of museums in the downtown area. Why not choose to explore more than one? Make way to the Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History to learn about the history of Corpus Christi, dating back from the 1600s and beyond! The unique history of Corpus Christi paired with fun, interactive exhibits for the kids will make this stop a no-brainer. Other museums include the Museum of Asian Cultures at Heritage Park and the Texas Surf Museum at the Water Street Market: the only surfing museum in the US. All museums in Corpus Christi have a unique spin and are loaded with interesting facts about the rich history of Corpus Christi.

SegCity Segway Tours Corpus Christi

PM: SegCity Segway Tours

When the family begins to get tired of all the walking, it’s time to give your feet a break. Segcity Segway Tours make a perfect activity for kids and adults of all ages! Place your hometown on the Segcity map and hop on a segway for great views along the seawall. You may even learn a thing or two about Corpus Christi. Needing dinner plans? Here’s a great guide on where to eat in Corpus Christi. 403 N. Shoreline Blvd.


Sunday

Finale: Beach Day!

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AM: DC Sandman

There’s no better way to end your weekend than a relaxing day at the beach! Looking for fun activities to do at the beach? Gather the family for a fun sand-sculpting group class with the DC Sandman, Chip Cooper. He will teach you and your family how to create super cool sand castles, making other beach-goers envious of your sand-sculpting skills. Truly a morning well spent! 4822 Dody St.

Horses on the Beach

Noon: Horses on The Beach

If you want to experience the Coastal Bend beaches in a unique and amazing way, Horses on the Beach will allow your group to not only ride horses for all skill levels of riders but give you photo opportunities few ever get to experience! Gather the family for a ride they will never forget. 16562 S. Padre Island Dr.

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PM: Campfire on the beach

It’s nearing the end of the weekend, and what better way to spend it than by a beach campfire snuggled with those you love most? Beach campfires are a great way to pass the time at the gulf beaches. Here’s a guide to having the perfect campfire experience.

 


 

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