Quality of Life
American Bank Center. Art Museum of South Texas. Texas State Aquarium. Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center. Harbor Playhouse. Richardson Performance Hall. Asian Cultures Museum and Education Center. Selena Auditorium. Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. Art Center of Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. Old Concrete Street Ampitheater. Richard Borchard Regional Complex.
The Padre Island National Seashore is just outside the city and offers a pristine seashore environment. The Gulf of Mexico and the bays provide exceptional fishing, sailing, boating, and windsurfing opportunities. In fact, Corpus Christi is one of the top three windsurfing venues in the world. If you like hunting, the surrounding ranches are rich areas for bird and deer hunting.
Corpus Christi is also home to pro sports. The Corpus Christi Hooks, LINK! are a AA farm team of the Houston Astros. The Rayz LINK hockey club is from the Central Hockey League, the Hammerheads are a team from the Intense Football League, and the Sharks are from the af2 Arena Football League.
Corpus Christi has a warm subtropical climate similar to those of Northern Florida cities, except that the city is located in a semi-arid region with less rainfall. The average highs in the summer months are in the 90’s with lows in the mid 70’s. Average highs and lows in January are 66 and 46 respectively.