Enjoy things to do in the Portland area

Whether you're in the mood to golf, fish, or shop, you can find plenty of things to do during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Portland, TX. Head into downtown Portland to see a movie at Northshore 8, or travel less than five miles to Sunset Lake Park to enjoy a two-mile hike. For a great family activity, drive 10 minutes to Whataburger Field to watch the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball team swing for home runs and RBIs. You can also explore a number of great area beaches, including Port Aransas, Malaquite Beach, and Mustang Island State Park.

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North Beach

8.5 mi / 13.68 km from the hotel
Don’t miss a visit to North Beach, which offers white sands that are perfect for sunbathing and swimming. A great spot for bird-watching, the beach also has cabana shelters if you want to nap in the shade.

Sunset Lake Park

2.36 mi / 3.79 km from the hotel
An outdoor-lover's paradise, Sunset Lake Park provides ample opportunities to fish, hike, and bird-watch. A two-mile biking and hiking trail includes a boardwalk with informative signage about birds and birding activity.

USS Lexington

7.07 mi / 11.38 km from the hotel
Now home to an expansive museum, a 3D theater, and a gift shop, this World War II aircraft carrier set more records than any other Essex Class carrier in the history of naval aviation.

Gulf Coast Racing Dog Track

10.86 mi / 17.48 km from the hotel
This fully enclosed, air-conditioned grandstand overlooks the greyhound racing track. Enjoy concession stands and cocktail bars in both the grandstand and clubhouse areas.

Indian Point Pier

3.85 mi / 6.2 km from the hotel
Throw out a line at Indian Point Pier, where admission is free. The pier is a great place to bird-watch, and an on-site concession and bait shop provides snacks and drinks throughout the day.

Live Oak Park

6.82 mi / 10.98 km from the hotel
Located in South Ingleside, this beautiful park features barbecue pits for picnics and an 18-hole disc golf course for entertainment.

NorthShore Country Club

0.7 mi / 1.12 km from the hotel
Play a round of golf at this course where the bay views are just as spectacular as the fairways.

Texas State Aquarium

7.27 mi / 11.7 km from the hotel
Pet a stingray, relax in the underwater dolphin room, or watch a live show at this coastal aquarium that houses sea animals native to the area.

Whataburger Field

7.81 mi / 12.57 km from the hotel
Home to the Corpus Christi Hooks, a Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Houston Astros, Whataburger Field offers great views of the game, even from the concession stands.

Northshore 8

0.43 mi / 0.7 km from the hotel
For a relaxing afternoon or evening, take the whole family to enjoy a movie at Northshore Cinema 8.

Port Aransas Ferry

15.26 mi / 24.55 km from the hotel
Take the free ferry to Port Aransas, where you can shop, dine, and enjoy the nightlife.