Corpus Christi Travel Guide, Texas
Corpus Christi, TX US - Overview
Corpus Christi is the largest coastal- city of the southern Texas region, United States. The name, “Corpus Christi” is Latin word that means the “Body of Christ”. It is the seat for Nueces County and extends till Kleberg, San Patricio and Aransas counties. Corpus Christi is nicknamed as The Sparkling City by the sea, specifically in literature in order to promote the tourism of this land. This city basically offers a home to Naval Air Station Corpus Christi along with being served by Corpus Christi International Airport.
Incredible tourist destinations of corpus Christi
Among the very popular tourist attractions of the place are the Miradors which are small and gazebo like structures that are found along the bay front of Corpus Christi. They are great places for relaxing and soothing the stressed senses. Then the Texas State Aquarium is another place to be at as it some of the most amazing sea water creatures and exhibits. Along with this, South Texas Art Museum, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, K Space Contemporary Gallery, Art Center of Corpus Christi, Mirador de la Flor and USS Lexington where WWII aircraft carrier, naval life, aircraft complement and ship can be seen are other places to visit in Corpus Christi. The Island Art Emporium situated on the North Padre Island is also known far and wide for the superb quality local art it offers to the residents as well as the visitors. The aesthetic value of the place is increased by the bay front, the artesian park and the Corpus Christi Cathedral.
Interesting activities going on here
Corpus Christi has a lot of recreational activities and entertainment facilities to offer to its visitors and the residents. Sailboat races are organized here every week that are a very spectacular event ad draw large crowds. The Corpus Christi Hooks AA Level football minor league is another major attraction for all the football lovers. At the Bird Island Basin people enjoy a lot of wind surfing and bird watching is also a great activity here. Magee beach also draws a lot of people owing to its splendid beauty.
Shopping and fun
There are a lot of malls where shopping can be done in Corpus Christi and lots of other entertainment activities. There are many good restaurants here that offer quality service and amazing cuisine. Also, there are a number of pubs, lounges, bars and clubs as well that make people enjoy their nights to the maximum.
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- Padre Pizzeria
travel tip by Belinda posted more then 30 days ago
Serving also gourmet dishes, Padre Pizzeria has an excellent catering service. Their food are prepared with attention to detail, and always look appetizing. They have a huge menu to choose from. Vegetarians have also their choices of...
- Republic of Texas Bar & Grill
travel tip by Malika posted more then 30 days ago
Located inside the Omni Hotel at Shoreline Boulevard, the Republic of Texas Bar & Grill offers an elegant dining experience with professional staff and exquisite cuisine. You have to make reservations in advance. They have a piano...
- Andy's Country Kitchen
travel tip by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
There is a kind of homey feeling at Andy's Country Kitchen restaurant, with friendly staff and wonderful fragrances in the air which make you hungry. The food is really good and at reasonable prices. Try the chicken chalupas, the...
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