4 days in Corpus Christi & South Padre Island Itinerary

4 days in Corpus Christi & South Padre Island Itinerary

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Corpus Christi
— 1 night
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South Padre Island
— 2 nights

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Corpus Christi

— 1 night

Texas Riviera

A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
On the 1st (Fri), kick back and relax at Padre Island National Seashore. Keep things going the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Corpus Christi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

South Padre Island

— 2 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, get to know the fascinating history of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Isla Blanca Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island trip builder tool.

Getting from Corpus Christi to South Padre Island by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in South Padre Island when traveling from Corpus Christi in October, with lows around 76°F.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches