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Corpus Christi Attractions

The "Sparkling City by the Sea" offers visitors a wide variety of attractions - from the USS Lexington to the State Aquarium to a number of fine museums.

Attractions in Corpus Christi Texas
Corpus Christi is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the Gulf Coast. Besides miles of beautiful beaches, Corpus is home to a number of interesting attractions.

Corpus Christi Museums
Corpus Christi is known for its beautiful beaches and amazing attractions. Among those attractions are some of the most unique museums in Texas.

Summer Attractions in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi offers a variety of great summer attractions.

Texas State Aquarium
The "official" aquarium of Texas, the Texas State Aquarium houses hundreds of marine animals and provides educational programs for visitors of all ages.

Texas State Aquarium Photo Gallery
The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi houses an impressive number of fish, other aquatic animals, reptiles, and even birds. Visitors to the State Aquarium should be sure to see the dolphin show and take time to enjoy the touch tank other other interactive features.

Funtrackers Family Fun Center Corpus Christi
Funtrackers Family Fun Center in Corpus Christi offers entertainment for the whole family, including an arcade, mechanical bull, bumper boats, go carts, kiddie rides and more.

Visiting the USS Lexington
Following many years of "active duty," the WWII-era USS Lexington "retired" to Corpus Christi. This massive aircraft carrier now serves as a floating museum, complete with a theater, flight simulator, cafe and more. Additionally, the Lexington offers a variety of educational programs, including summer camps and overnight stays!

Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore stretches from Corpus Christi south some 75 miles to the Port Mansfield Cut - offering some of the most remote seashore to be found anywhere.

USS Lexington Photos
Corpus Christi is one of Texas' most popular vacation spots. Besides stretches of beautiful beaches, visitors are attracted to Corpus Christi for its many notable attractions. The USS Lexington, a retired aircraft carrier, is among the most visited attractions in this popular vacation destination.

Mustang Island State Park
Mustang Island State Park includes five miles of beachfront and offers visitors fishing, camping, beachcombing, swimming, surfing, birding, and other outdoor recreation options.

The Dolphin Connection
Dolphin watch cruises on Corpus Christi Bay let visitors see wild, free-swimming dolphins up close.

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
The Corpus Christi Museum of History and Science has an impressive display of natural and cultural historical objects on display. In addition, the museum has a wonder marine artificact display. All of this is packaged together with a special emphasis on South Texas.

Corpus Christi Marina
The Corpus Christi Marina houses a large number of sailboats and recreational watercraft. Taking a stroll along one of the Marina's three t-head piers makes for a pleasant diversion - not to mention grabbing a bite to eat at one of the fine restaurants at the end of the piers.

Selena Museum
Corpus Christi's Selena Museum, built by Selena's father, displays outfits and costumes worn by the late-pop superstar as well as other memorabilia from her life as a professional musician.

Art Museum of South Texas
Featuring more than 12,000 square feet of galleries, as well as classrooms, studios, work spaces and a library, the Art Museum of South Texas serves as the cultural hub of Corpus Christi.

Mustang Island State Park
Mustang Island State Park includes five miles of beachfront and offers visitors fishing, camping, beachcombing, swimming, surfing, birding, and other outdoor recreation options.

South Texas Institute for the Arts
The South Texas Institute for the Arts operates an educational facility, as well as an art museum, placing it high on the list for art lovers' visiting Corpus Christi.

Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame
Located in nearby Alice, the Tejano R.O.O.T.S. Hall of Fame is dedicated to preserving the rich history of Tejano music - a Texas original.

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