Find things to do in Port Aransas, Corpus Christi

If it’s the spring break, you only have a week to enjoy the beaches and everything else the coastal bend has to offer.

Whether you choose to see Corpus Christi only or head to Port Aransas, Rockport and North Padre Island, we have it all for you.

But first let’s check the weather

According to the Corpus Christi National Weather Service, there is likely to be some sun, clouds, and little to no rain this week.

See what else is in the forecast:

Spring Break 2020: This is what the weather will be like in Corpus Christi, Port Aransas

Find things to do when it rains

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Is it raining cats and dogs outside? There’s still a lot to do and see at the coastal bend, so we’ve rounded up some ideas to start your day.

Your tasks:

Spring Break 2020: Things to Do When It Rains in Corpus Christi, Port Aransas

Here’s what Corpus Christi has to offer

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We have compiled a list of things to do in Corpus Christi, such as: B. where to buy good food, the best beaches, museums and places to go downtown for an evening.

Start your day:

Our beaches

Cars line the beach in Port Aransas during the 2019 spring break on Wednesday March 13, 2019.

Whether you are staying in Corpus Christi or heading to Port Aransas, our beaches have something for everyone.

We have North Beach in Corpus Christi, the Padre Island National Seashore, Mustang Island, and miles of beaches in Port Aransas.

What you need to know:

Are you looking for another way to get to the beach?

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to go fishing

If you’d rather go fishing but don’t have a boat, there are plenty of options.

You can start by heading to Bob Hall Pier at JP Luby Surf Park on Padre Island. There is also a Fish Pass Jetty near Mustang Island State Park between Corpus Christi and Port Aransas.

And there is more:

Top spots for pier fishing, jetty fishing in Corpus Christi, Aransas Pass and Rockport

Check out this list of the best fishing spots in Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, and Rockport

Drive to Port Aransas and Rockport

Deckhands' Greg Shekell (center) directs traffic onto a ferry as they prepare to board the Port Aransas ferry to Port Aransas on Tuesday, July 27, 2016.

If you are driving to Port Aransas from downtown Corpus Christi, you will likely take US Highway 181. If so, you will need to take the ferry to get there.

To check opening times and waiting times, you can follow the ferry on Twitter @PortA_Ferry or go to

More about the Port Aransas ferry:

Here’s what you need to know about the Port Aransas Ferry for Spring Break

And there will be rules. Read more about the curfew on the beach:

What to know about the Spring Break curfew on Port Aransas Beach

There is more than just the beach in Port Aransas

A variety of seafood and Italian-style dishes are available at the Seafood and Spaghetti Works in Port Aransas.

This popular beach town offers an escape from the big city life.

You can go to your favorite gift shops, beach carts anywhere, and enjoy the dozen of restaurants and bars in town.

There are also many hotels and condos that offer great views of the beach.

Plan your trip:

Spring Break 2020: Find Out Where To Eat, Shop And Stay In Port Aransas

And if you make it to Rockport this week

Rockport Harbor

Known for its charm, hospitality and great food, this coastal town is a great place for fishing.

It is also known for housing the Fulton Mansion at 317 S Fulton Beach Road, a historic 19th century mansion, and the Big Tree in Goose Island State Park. The Big Tree has stood on the coast for more than 1,000 years.

Discover the city’s foodie gems, activities and places to stay during the break.

The spring break is for the kids too

Children play on the splash pad after the opening ceremony of the Portland Sports Complex on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Since you will surely have the children with you this week, we have compiled a list of things to do with them.

The list:

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