Weekend on the seaside in Texas, along the Gulf of Mexico

Trip description

The long sandy beaches that border the part of the Gulf of Mexico attract many Holidaymakers, including spring breakers between February and March. At this time, the atmosphere really heats up. Therefore, you should avoid it if you are in family!

Day 1 : Head to Galveston

Day1 : Head to Galveston

Once you arrive at the Houston airport, rent a car and drive south, towards Galveston. A pleasant evening, on the seafront, is awaiting you.

Day 2 : Discovery of Galveston

Day2 : Discovery of Galveston

Formerly a major seaside resort, Galveston exudes its past wealth with its large and beautiful hotels and its pier dotted with family attractions. You will go relaxing on its beautiful beaches, before dining on the terrace facing the sea.

Day 3 : Corpus Christi

Day3 : Corpus Christi

Take the road in the morning (4h) to reach Corpus Christi for lunch. Once there, enjoy the long sandy beaches and the seaside activities. Evening in town.

Day 4 : Excursion on Padre Island

Day4 : Excursion on Padre Island

This island stretched along Corpus Christi is partly protected by a beautiful national park, which you will enjoy discovering on foot. Note that in Port Isabel, thousands of spring breakers gather on Padre Island annually. Thus a wild party atmosphere reigns there.

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