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BAY SAILING & A WATERFRONT DINNER

If you’re looking to sailing adventure Harrison’s Landing has got the perfect package for you. Relax or take the wheel for a two hour sail on the beautiful Corpus Christi Bay, then enjoy an amazing waterfront dinner at Harrison’s Landing Restaurant. This adventure is great for date for two or  up to six.  Private sailing and BYOB packages are also available!

HORSEBACK RIDING ON THE BEACH

Take a ride on the beautiful Padre Island shore! Rides are offered by Horses on the Beach Corpus Christi.   Horses on the Beach offers a  unique date opportunity like no other. Other available services are hay rides, petting zoo, “Tex” the Longhorn pictures, campfires and ranch style cookouts! Make sure to make your reservation for 2 or more.

BALLI PARK/BOB HALL PIER SUNRISES

Looking for  an inexpensive  yet unique date morning? Visit Bob Hall Pier located at Padre Balli Park and enjoy a beautiful sunrise while you stroll the impresive 1,240 ft pier. You can even have an amazing brunch at Mikel Mays located at the beginning of the pier! Padre Balli Park offers great fishing, picnic tables, cabanas, bathhouse, and is even ADA Accessible.

SHARE A TREASURE AT SAN JOSÉ ISLAND

Find the forgotten treasure that is San José Island.  The only way in and out is via the passenger ferry or the jetty boat at Fisherman’s Wharf in Port A. This undisturbed island features 21 miles sand, over 600 species of native fish, and 300 plus species of native birds. This quiet island will sure provide you with the peace and quality time you deserve.   

RED DRAGON PIRATE ADVENTURE

Have you ever boarded a pirate ship? Chances are your date hasn’t either. Get on board the Red Dragon Pirate ship for an unbelievable pirate adventure full of laughter and fun for any age. Sword fighting, music, and dancing are all part of teh show. Make sure to ask about the Valentine’s weekend cruise or other of the year round 21+ pirate adventures.

Whatever your date or family adventure budget is, the Coastal Bend can sure accommodate. Make sure to look at our events calendar on page 24 to see what great  event opportunities you can enjoy during your visit to the coast.

Other date ideas available are local dining, shopping, and a visit to our various museums and aquarium. February is a great time to enjoy both our indoor and outdoor adventures.

You can also take advantage of our great scenery, piers, fishing,  shell finding, and bird watching. These activities are free and are great quality time for dates and families alike.

TIP: Ask our locals what their favorite adventure spots are!