When people think of vacation destinations, Corpus Christi, TX rarely come to mind. However, Corpus Christi is fast becoming a vacation hotspot for families as the weather is phenomenal and there is plenty to do. Whether you enjoy a long, leisurely day at the beach, a relaxing day of fishing, or taking in America’s favorite past time, Corpus Christi has something for you.
1. Spend a Day at the Beach
When it comes to vacation, many people’s thoughts turn to heading towards the beach. However, rather than spending time at the crowded beach of South Carolina and Florida, why not head to Corpus Christi and enjoy some of the beach beaches the U.S. has to offer. Corpus Christi lies on mainland Texas as well as on Padre Island, so visitors can enjoy a choice Gulf Coast beaches or bay beaches. Either is a great choice. Spend the day lying in the sun, catching a wave on a surfboard or body board, or wade and swim the options are limitless.
2. Get Hooked on the Hooks
There is nothing more American than catching a baseball game during the long hot summer. Grab a seat at Whataburger Field and watch the Corpus Christi Hooks battle it. The Hooks is a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros and provides plenty of quality action for baseball fans.
3. Visit the Texas State Aquarium
Spending the day at the largest aquarium in the Lone Star State is not only fun, it’s educational. The Texas State Aquarium attracts over 500,000 visitors each year and is designated as the Official Aquarium of Texas. Stay out of the summer heat during your vacation and visit the Texas State Aquarium. They offer a full slate of daily educational programs that profile a vast array of indigenous and non-indigenous species of fish and other aquatic wildlife.
4. Tour the USS Lexington
The USS Lexington has seen many days of battle in World War II, but has now found it’s resting place in Corpus Christi. The USS Lexington is a massive aircraft carrier that once served to protect this great country and now serves as a living museum that provides plenty of memorabilia, a theater, a flight simulator, and restaurant. Visitors can take advantage of plenty of daytime programs as well as enroll in summer camp or overnight programs.
5. Go Fishing
Saltwater fishing is popular along many coastal towns and Corpus Christi is no exception. Corpus Christi offers anglers of all experience levels the opportunity to enjoy some of the best fishing Texas has to offer. You can fish from the shore, the piers, from a boat and more, depending on your preferences.
Regardless of what you enjoy doing, make sure you put Corpus Christi on your list of must-visit vacation destinations. Corpus Christi Hotels on the Beach are available at any time of the year and add a special touch to your family vacation to Corpus Christi this year.
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