6 days in Texas Gulf Coast Itinerary

6 days in Texas Gulf Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Texas Gulf Coast Itinerary

Start: Colorado Springs
Fly:  6​h
Corpus Christi
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Colorado Springs

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Take a break from the city and head to Port Aransas Beach and Malaquite Beach and Pavilion. Get some cultural insight at USS LEXINGTON and Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. Go for a jaunt from Corpus Christi to Rockport to see Rockport Beach about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Padre Island National Seashore, pause for some photo ops at Selena Memorial Statue, examine the collection at Selena Museum, and get your game on at Funtrackers Family Fun Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Corpus Christi trip itinerary maker tool .

Colorado Springs to Corpus Christi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, expect Corpus Christi to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kemah.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas Beach
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Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore


Kemah ©
Kemah is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Moody Mansion, contemplate the long history of Bishop’s Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strand, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then get curious at Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kemah sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Corpus Christi to Kemah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in August, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kemah

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Galveston, Houston
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace