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Come SEE Corpus Christi and DO it all

Experience a new standard in living on the always-charming Corpus Christi coast. Enjoy miles of shore, sights and attractions just waiting for you. South Texas offers a rich blend of culture, nature and entertainment sure to inspire all year around. There are fun activities for the whole family, exciting attractions for the adventurer, prime convention facilities for the business-minded, enchanting views for the romantic and beaches, beaches and more beaches. It's no wonder Corpus Christi holds has a great reputation for supreme living.
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North Padre Island, Mustang Island, Port Aransas, Corpus Christi and Rockport Texas provide access to miles of beaches. The Nueces County beaches and parks all have a unique culture or experience found only in Texas. So whether you are looking for a quiet family beach, camping, an urban beach, a pedestrian only beach or a remote four wheel drive adventure the Coastal Bend of Texas offers it all.
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Area Beaches Padre Island
Port Aransas, Texas Padre Island National Seashore


Everyone knows that Corpus Christi is a great place to relax on the beach, seek saltwater adventure windsurfing or sailing and experience exceptional shore and deep sea fishing but we've also got everything you need to enjoy yourself while playing on land. Play a round of golf, try bird watching or head out for a hunt at surrounding ranches. In town, play a game of tennis or baseball. In South Texas, residents find themselves wondering just how to fit in all the fun.
Corpus Christi Parks & Rec Golfing in Corpus Christi
Sports & Recreation in Corpus Christi Fishing in Corpus Christi
Birding in Corpus Christi Hunting in Corpus Christi


Attention all sports fans! Corpus Christi has got your competitive side covered with multiple sports teams and exciting games throughout the year. Baseball fans, be sure to catch the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, at the impressively designed Whataburger Field. Cool down from a day on the water with a Hockey game and cheer on the Corpus Christi IceRays. In to College Sports? There are numerous chances to watch a NCAA Division I event live.
Corpus Christi Hooks Corpus Christi IceRays
TAMUCC Athletics TAMUK Athletics


Immerse yourself in all the wonders of South Texas. From history, nature, wildlife and culture to beaches, sun, entertainment and surf shops, Corpus Christi is home to beautiful sights sure to enthrall the senses and entice the mind. Travel back in time aboard the famous USS LEXINGTON or plunge into an ocean adventure and see creatures of all kinds at the Texas State Aquarium. For a fun filled family day, ride the waterslides at Hurricane Alley waterpark or join in an activity at one of the many local museums.
American Bank Center USS LEXINGTON
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Hurricane Alley Waterpark
Art Museum of South Texas/ Art Center of Corpus Christi Texas State Aquarium
Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi  Harbor Playhouse


Take a break from the Texas heat and get some shopping done. La Palmera Mall features over 100 retail shops and a spectrum of food choices, including a new food court and P.F. Chang's Bistro. New to Corpus Christi are The Shops at La Palmera where you can shop at Dick's Sporting Goods, HomeGoods, DSW, Jos A. Banks and lots more. Looking for something unique? Visit antique row where you can find one of a kind items and great vintage pieces.
Shops @ La Palmera La Palmera Mall
Lamar Park Blue Frog Mercantile


Corpus Christi is synonymous with fresh seafood and authentic Tex-Mex. Of course, this isn't just the Texas Coast; it's also Texas, which means you don't have to look hard find a premium-quality steak or an authentic BBQ restaurant in Corpus Christi. Traditional Mexican fare and island-style cooking are also well-represented among the eating-out options of the region.
La Playa  
Republic of Texas  
Water Street Seafood
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