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10 Amazing Things to Do in Corpus Christi

Sonali Pimpale Jul 15, 2019
Situated on the Gulf of Mexico, and labelled as the ‘Sparkling City by the Sea’, Corpus Christi is set to welcome you with splendid shorelines, remarkable museums and relics of war.

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Relive the days of war on the World War II Essex-class aircraft warrior, USS Lexington.

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Since 1992, the herculean battleship (nicknamed "The Blue Ghost”), has been turned into a naval aviation museum. Call on your strength to tour the colossal vessel, complete with innumerable military artifacts, a flight simulator, aircrafts, and a 3-D mega theater.

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Peruse through the vast collection of regional art, and attend a dance or theatrical performance at the Art Museum of South Texas.

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Watch like a hawk for migratory birds at the Padre Island National Seashore.

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The 70 miles of unsullied coastline, consisting of a magnificent beach, gorgeous dunes and tidal flats, is the longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world.

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Enjoy dive shows, training sessions with animals, and interact with stingrays and sharks, at the Texas State Aquarium, the largest in the Lone Star State.
Housing a legion of aquatic life, the museum spares no effort for environmental conservation and animal rehabilitation.

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Root for the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball team at the Whataburger Field, named after the beloved fast food restaurant chain.
Enjoy a spectacular LED show that lights up the striking Harbor Bridge every night.
Discover the botany lover in you at South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. Lose yourself amidst the vast oasis of rare orchids, cacti, hibiscus, and roses; befriend hummingbirds, and a variety of butterflies and reptiles in the lush 180 acres of this botanical garden.
Geek out at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. From shipwrecks, guns and ammunition to reptile displays, the museum is well known for its vast paraphernalia of eccentric artifacts.
Surf buffs can dive into the history of surfing and check out the collection of the sport’s memorabilia at the Texas Surf Museum.
Meet the endangered whooping cranes, tons of migratory birds, alligators and snakes at the 70,000-acre Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.