9 days in Corpus Christi, Port Isabel & South Padre Island Itinerary

9 days in Corpus Christi, Port Isabel & South Padre Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Texas Gulf Coast trip maker

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Port Isabel
— 3 nights
Taxi
3
South Padre Island
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Corpus Christi travel itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Corpus Christi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Corpus Christi is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cincinnati in July; daily highs in Corpus Christi reach 94°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Port Isabel.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Port Isabel

— 3 nights
Port Isabel is a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States. Bring the kids along to South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center and Boat Tours & Water Sports. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Pirate's Landing Fishing Pier, identify plant and animal life at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Port Isabel Historical Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Port Isabel Lighthouse.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Isabel vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Corpus Christi to Port Isabel in 3 hours. While traveling from Corpus Christi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Isabel, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 78°F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Port Isabel

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

South Padre Island

— 4 nights
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Beach Park at Isla Blanca as well as Southern Wave Sailing Charters. Attractions like Sea Turtle, Inc. and South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of South Padre Island to go to Corpus Christi and see Laguna Madre, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: stop by Seas the Day, don't miss a visit to Wyland's Whaling Wall, and stroll around Andy Bowie Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the South Padre Island road trip planning tool.

South Padre Island is very close to Port Isabel. In July, daytime highs in South Padre Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip