Live on Island Time!

Students will delight in miles of beaches for fishing, boating and floating and can visit attractions such as the USS Lexington and the Texas State Aquarium. Corpus Christi is bursting with music and art festivals as well as sporting events that continue year round. The rhythm of the waves transports groups to another place: fresh air, fresh seafood, kick back and enjoy the beach!

 

Texas State Aquarium

The Texas State Aquarium is the “Official Aquarium of Texas” and houses dolphin, otters, eagles, reptiles, fish, turtles, stingrays, and many others in their exhibits.

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Corpus Christi Hooks

The Corpus Christi Hooks are a minor league baseball team of the Texas League, and are the Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros.  The Hooks play their home games at Whataburger Field, which opened in 2005 and is located on Corpus Christi’s waterfront.

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Beachside condos

Stay on the Gulf of Mexico in a luxurious condo where you can enjoy three beautiful pools, a waterslide and the best attraction in Corpus Christi… the beach!

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Funtrackers Family Fun Center

At Funtrackers you can enjoy bumper boats, mini-golf, go-karts and an arcade! Their Fun Center has everything students need to add speed and fun to their trip.

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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and Industry

The Corpus Christi Museum features history, archeology and natural history exhibits. It is also home to the replicas of Christopher Columbus’ famed ships, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, with tours offered daily aboard the Pinta.

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The USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

The oldest remaining aircraft carrier in the world, the USS Lexington now offers it’s services as a museum, including a MEGAtheater, a flight simulator, virtual battle stations, as well as many other battleship exhibits.

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Corpus Christi

3 Nights, 4 Days / $516

Give your group the chance to relax beachside when you book your trip to Corpus Christi. Your students will stay in gorgeous beachfront condos and spend some time relaxing by the beach and the pool when we’re not on excursions to attractions such as the South Coast adjudicated music festival, USS Lexington, Texas State Aquarium and a local baseball game where choirs can even apply to sing the national anthem.

Day One

  • Arrive in Corpus Christi!
  • Meet your Green Light tour manager
  • Stop at the grocery store, get food for condos*
  • Check into beachfront condos at the Port Royal Resort (with the biggest pool in Texas!)
  • Beach and pool enjoyment
  • BBQ dinner by the pool

Day Two

  • Eat breakfast in your condo*
  • Free time for the beach and the pool
  • Lunch in your condo*
  • Participate in the South Coast adjudicated music festival
  • Dinner at Joe’s Crab Shack
  • Funtrackers Family Fun Center for Go Karts, bumper boats and putt-putt golf

Day Three

  • Eat breakfast in your condo*
  • Sandcastle building lessons on the beach
  • Lunch in your condo*
  • Volleyball tournament
  • Attend a Corpus Christi Hooks baseball game
  • Choirs can apply to sing the National Anthem
  • Dinner in the ballpark

Day Four

  • Eat breakfast in your condo*
  • Visit the Texas State Aquarium
  • Lunch in the mess hall on the USS Lexington
  • Visit the USS Lexington and see IMAX Movie
  • Depart for home

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers.  Browse our FAQs for the questions we get the most- and drop us a line if you don’t see your question answered here.

 

What are the ID requirements for flying?

Your first, middle (if applicable), and last name that you provide us must match the ID you plan to use at the airport.  Travelers 18 years and older must use a government-issued photo ID.  Examples include driver’s licenses, state IDs, and passports.  Travelers ages 14-17 can use any photo ID, including the previous examples or a school-issued photo ID.  Travelers ages 13 and younger do not need a photo ID to fly.  If you’re traveling on a government-issued photo ID, make sure it’s not expiring soon (trust us on this, it’s not worth the headache)!

 

What should I pack?!

Are you the type to wear the same pair of jeans three days in a row but then you pack your entire closet for a 3-day trip?  So are we.  That’s why we’ve put together a recommended packing list for you, which you can view by clicking here.  Pack light and save the baggage fee money for souvenirs!

 

What are your standard inclusions?

You get more bang for your buck with us!  We build in a dedicated tour manager, nightly hotel security guard (chaperones – imagine being able to SLEEP on these trips!), a two million dollar liability insurance policy, name badges with emergency phone numbers and mini-itineraries, basic traveler’s insurance (purchased on behalf of the traveler) to cover medical expenses and trip delays, and complimentary trip packages for directors and teachers.

 

Wait, what’s a tour manager?

Your Green Light tour manager will be with you 24/7 to make sure your trip runs smoothly and is stress free!  They will get you from point A to point B, stay in the same hotel, and can even help your students craft some travel-inspired Snapchat stories.  

 

What is Trip Cancellation Protection?

Life happens and sometimes plans change.  We get it, which is why we offer an optional Trip Cancellation Protection (TCP) plan.  You can choose to protect your travel deposits from life’s unforeseen circumstances right up until the day of departure to get 100% of your money back.  The cost of TCP depends on the total cost of your trip.  For details, reach out to your group leader or tour coordinator.   

 

How do I book my group’s trip?

You’ve come to the right place!  Click the “Request a Quote” button to tell us about the trip you’d love to take, and we’ll put together a trip that’s great for your group.  You can also reach us by phone or email (we’re still working on those carrier pigeons).

 

Can I add or remove things from my group’s itinerary?

Absolutely.  Our trips are fully customizable.  After you receive your initial quote, chat with your tour coordinator to create a trip that’s best for your group!

 

How do I register for an existing trip?  

Please click here to register.  You’ll need to get your unique trip code from your group leader to complete registration.

 

Can you accommodate various medical dietary restrictions?

Sure can!  When travelers register for a trip, there is a section where they tell us their dietary restrictions and we make sure they have something to eat.  We don’t want anyone to go hungry on the road!

 

Why Green Light?

Because green means go!  We want you and your group to go experience new places and new people.  We genuinely believe traveling makes you a better person, and we want to make sure you have the best possible experience on your trip.  We have you stay in hotels we actually stay in and eat in restaurants we actually eat in (no offense to that roadside motel you may have stayed in with your group before).  Whether you are performing in a festival, visiting monuments, going shopping, or lounging on the beach, we handle all the small details- including the ones you haven’t even thought of yet!  We make sure you can focus on what’s important- your group traveling and experiencing new things together, all while having a ton of fun!