Your 3-Day Weekend Guide to Family Fun in Corpus Christi
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.
Central Corpus Christi
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.
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.
Downtown Corpus Christi
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.
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.
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.
Finale: Beach Day!
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.
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.
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.