Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and there’s no better place to wrap up the summer than in Corpus Christi! There are tons of things to do, places to see and restaurants to try to get your final fix of summer before fall kicks into gear. And while planning for vacation, don't forget to check out the special offers available at local attractions.
Here’s the ultimate Labor Day Weekend itinerary to make your planning as simple and carefree as possible.
Family Beach Day
Corpus Christi’s miles of beautiful sandy beaches are equal parts majestic and relaxing. Check out Whitecap Beach, McGee Beach and North Beach – all in close proximity to restaurants, shopping and parking areas. Have some family-friendly fun in the sun, get your tan on, build sandcastles, hit the warm waters for a swim and much more!
Texas State Aquarium
Immerse yourself among sea life like sharks, dolphins, stingrays, and sea turtles in Corpus Christi! Head on a Caribbean Journey with flamingoes or into the depths of the Gulf of Mexico at this Corpus Christi attraction. And if you work up an appetite from all the sightseeing, check out the aquarium's new restaurants, Canopy which serves up South Texas fare, and the Back Porch which features gourmet hotdogs and South Texas favorites.
Looking to enhance your aquarium experience? Don't miss out on the unique and thrilling opportunity to snorkel with sharks from the comfort of an enclosed cage.
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Making a stop at the USS Lexington in North Beach is a must during your Labor Day Weekend festivities. The whole family can learn about this extraordinary WW2 aircraft carrier that served longer than any carrier in the history of naval aviation. There are tons of super cool activities aboard the ship as well, like state-of-the-art flight simulators, an official Escape Room challenge, and the famous F-14 Tomcat from the original Top Gun movie!
In the Game Funtrackers
Get in the game at Funtrackers in Flour Bluff, where the family can partake in the ultimate entertainment and amusement experience. From mini-golf and go-karts to a massive arcade and bumper boats, there’s something fun for everyone at Funtrackers.
Hurricane Alley Waterpark
Labor Day Weekend is your last chance to have some fun in the sun at Hurricane Alley for the summer season! Don't miss out on 3 and 6-story waterslides, a winding lazy river, a surf simulator, wave pool and more.
Savor the Flavors of the Coast!
The beach + South Texas = amazing food. Whether you like seafood dishes, BBQ, Mexican, or all three combined, you're bound to find flavorful food here in Corpus Christi.
Check out our foodie guides before embarking on your trip to the Gulf Coast Capital:
- The ULTIMATE Guide to Brunch in Corpus Christi
- Food Truck Dishes You Need to Try in Corpus Christi
- 10 Places in Corpus Christi to Dine Outside
- Places to Eat Healthy in Corpus Christi
- BBQ Restaurants You Must Try in Corpus Christi
- 10 Must-Try Margs in Corpus Christi
- Where to Find Coffee in the Bayfront & Downtown Area
Visitor Info Center
Ready to get your vacation on? We're here to help! Located between popular restaurants and across from the only surf museum in Texas, wander in and grab some Corpus Christi mementos while exploring the city. We've got clothing, beach essentials, postcards, and more.
And if you're looking for suggestions from a local, our Gulf Coasters in the visitor center are eager to answer your questions and talk all things Corpus Christi with you!