Stop by some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, the Texas Surf Museum and the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to the Harbor Playhouse Theater, one of the region’s great concert venues. If you enjoy art, visit the local artwork and other exhibits at the Art Museum of South Texas.
Get active with the kids at the Hurricane Alley Waterpark. Take a tour of the Texas State Aquarium, to experience some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
Spend an afternoon high in the stands of Whataburger Field, cheering on the Corpus Christi Hooks. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of blue and red, as local baseball lovers join together to get behind their beloved team.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after checking out the many charms of Nueces, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Hotel Corpus Christi Bayfront, the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel Bayfront Tower and the Best Western Marina Grand Hotel are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.