Blue Diamond Ranch
Area attractions include the following:
Horses on the Beach Corpus Christi - Horseback beach riding on North Padre Island south of Bob Hall Pier!!
Padre Island National Seashore - 70 miles of sandy beaches, public bath house, bring the horses!
Texas State Aquarium - 1,000s of animals, 250+ species, bottlenose dolphins, 'hands on' programs
USS Lexington - World War II Era Aircraft Carrier (Located next to the Texas State Aquarium)
American Bank Center - Events, Concerts, Ice hockey, Arena football, Basketball, Conventions, Plays, Ballets, and more!
Concrete Street Amphitheater (Great place to see concerts)
Brewster Street Ice House (Live music, ice cold beer, and a great environment)
Executive Surf Club (Great burgers, cold beer, outdoor patio entertainment)
Northshore 8 Cinema (Clean, local movie theater in Portland, TX)
Museum of Science and History (Located next to the Art Museum of South Texas)
South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center - 180 acres of floral exhibits and gardens, Orchid house and Plumeria garden and hummingbird, rose and butterfly gardens.
St. Jo Island - Take a passenger ferry to St. Jo Island and enjoy this private island just North of the jetties. It is very secluded and has clear, calm waters because of the jetty protection. This is such a nice place to relax on a beautiful day. (Port A)
Woody's Sports Center - I LOVED the "Dolphin Watch" boat trip - great for kids too and offers a touch pool on the bottom deck. Also offers parasailing, bay fishing trips, and jet ski rentals. (Port A)
Hurricane Alley - Waterpark in Corpus Christi next to Harbor Bridge, lazy river, swim-up bar, wave pool, 6-story water slide, water slides (beside the Harbor Bridge in Corpus)
Latitude 28 02' Restaurant and Art Gallery Excellent excellent food and fine dining and reservations a must! (Rockport, TX)
Brewster Street Ice House Live music, ice cold beer, and a great environment. (Corpus Christi, TX just under the Harbor Bridge)
Executive Surf Club Great burgers, cold beer, outdoor patio entertainment. Great beer special and band on Tuesday nights. (Downtown Corpus Christi, TX)
Texas A1 Steaks and Seafood Great food, affordable, seafood stuffing is amazing. Try happy hour and 1/2 price appetizers. (Portland, TX)
Crab-N Seafood Restaurant Wonderful food. Love the lump crab. You have to get the crab bisque. (Aransas Pass, TX)
Pier 99 Restaurant Love eating outside here with great bay views and the harbor bridge lights are on at night for a great show. (Corpus Christi, TX beside the USS Lexington)
Water Street Oyster Bar - Sushi Happy Hour, great sushi, wonderful seafood, oysters rockefeller, oysters, shrimp, YUM. (Downtown Corpus)