Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, Texas

 
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Distance from city center: 11.4mi
Belinda's pictureby Belinda Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 23rd of February, 2011
Exploring the Padre Island National Seashore might prove not the experience you would imagine. It is so much better. No luxury condos, no people, no noise, only the sound of the waves and birds. It is heavenly. The coast is clean, sandy and though not the typical white beach you would see in tropical island advertisement, it is still a place worth going to.

If you have enough time, take your tent and spend a couple of days camping. Waking on a beautiful sunrise and a breathtaking view is an incomparable experience.

Address:
Corpus Christi, TX 78480, USA

Price:
$10/vehicle (7-days availability)

Opening Hours:
24/7

On the web:
http://www.nps.gov/pais/index.htm

 
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