Smack Dab in the Middle of South Texas Adventures
With 223 sunny days every year and no snow, you’ll have plenty of reasons to go outside and enjoy all the activities South Texas has to offer. So, hop in the car and go…you’re close to everything you want to see and do.
Corpus Christi Beaches
You’re just minutes away from swimming, surfing, and BBQing on the more than 100 miles of sandy shore along the Gulf of Mexico and Corpus Christi Bay. Relax on Padre Island, Mustang Island, Big Shell Beach and others when you drive south to Corpus Christi.
Indian Point Fishing Pier
The newly-reopened fishing pier in Portland is free and available 24/7. The pier has lighting for night fishing, a fish-cleaning station, a pavilion, picnic tables, and is handicapped accessible. Bring your tackle box!
Sinton Golf Course
No sand traps! This family-friendly 18-hole golf course has several challenging holes over the water. Practice on the Driving Range and Putting Green, and treat yourself to snacks, drinks, and ice-cold beer.
Taft Blackland Museum
Great museum loaded with local history, including a blacksmith shop, rock & gem display, arrowheads, old farm tools, and early photos of Taft and the surrounding communities. Friendly tour guides too!
Texas State Aquarium
Visit the Aquarium in Corpus Christi to discover sharks, jungle creatures, coral reefs, and all about the Gulf of Mexico. Touch things that have tentacles!
Justice Label Distillery
Go to Sinton to visit a distillery that makes moonshine, whiskey, and other spirits the old-fashioned way…with old-school recipes and South Texas corn. Try their pecan-wood aged Bronze Star Whiskey. You’ll like it!
A ‘must see’ destination for Selena fans. Selena Quintanilla Perez, the Queen of Tejano Music, holds a special place in the story of Corpus Christi. Built by the Quintanilla family to celebrate the life and achievements of their beloved daughter, the museum includes a tour of Selena’s stage costumes, collections, and memorabilia including her red Porsche and GRAMMY award.
You and your pet are never far from quality hospitals and healthcare in South Texas.
- Christus Spohn Health System – Hospital in Corpus Christi
- Coastal Plains Community Center – Behavioral health services in Taft
- South Texas Surgical Hospital – Hospital with Bone & Joint program in Corpus Christi
- Cross Point Veterinary Clinic – Pet care in Taft
You’ll never go hungry when staying at Gregory Portland RV Park! Plenty of places to stock your ‘fridge…
- Lowe’s Market – All your grocery essentials and more in Taft!
- H-E-B – Everything you need in one place
- Walmart Supercenter – Open ’til 11 pm every day
Take US 181 from Taft to Corpus Christi and find malls all over the place.
Want to dine out?
Find great restaurants in Taft and nearby cities!
American food, pizza, Mexican, seafood, steaks, and BBQ. Try them all.
Select ‘Gulf Coast Region’ on the Calendar of Events to find fun stuff near Gregory Portland RV Park.