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Corpus Christi Attractions

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Attractions in Corpus Christi, Texas


C&T Bay Charters - Experience the excitement of fishing the in Texas Gulf Coast with this fishing charter. Specialized in providing private fishing charters to anglers of all ages and skill levels in the waters of the Corpus Christi Bay, Rockport, Port Aransas, Laguna Madre, Baffin Bay, and Landcut.

Captain Noe Garza's Guide Service - We offer 8 hour bay and lagoon fishing trips for up to 6 people to catch redfish, black drum and speckled trout or sea trout. We fish in and around Corpus Christi, Nueces Bay, Corpus Christi Bay, Baffin Bay, Laguna Madre, and Land Cut. All bait and tackle is provided.

Cole Park - This park is located on our beautiful scenic shoreline of the Corpus Christi Bay near downtown. In addition to the skate park, this 43-acre park also features a large playground, a lighted fishing pier, and open and shaded picnic tables. It also has an outdoor amphitheater that hosts free concerts, films, and a variety of special events throughout the year.

South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center - One of the Coastal Bendís major visitor destinations and leading nature tourism facilities, the 180-acre South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center showcases nine uniquely-designed floral exhibits and gardens, including the acclaimed Orchid House and Plumeria Garden.

Funtrackers Family Fun Center - When you're in Corpus Christi come over to Funtrackers, the Family Fun Center! We are right on the way to Padre Island. But be warned, you may have so much fun here that you won't make it to the beach. Whether you are vacationing here or you live here, Funtrackers is the place for fun!

Lozano Golf Center - This public 18-hole regulation golf course includes a nine hole executive course, a lighted driving range, a practice putting green, a fully stocked pro shop, and a snack bar.

Harbor Playhouse - The oldest continually performing community theater in Texas, this theater traces its history back to 1925 and presents a variety of productions, including melodramas and musicals, during their season.


Horses on the Beach - If you've always wanted to ride horses on the beach, here's your chance! Enjoy a truly incredible experience as you ride on Horseback along South Padre Island. There are a variety of horses to choose from, including ones for first timers, kids, and experienced riders. Hay rides and beach parties are also available, as well as classes and riding instruction.

Lake Corpus Christi State Park - Activities are camping; picnicking; boating; water skiing; fishing; swimming; bird watching; and hiking. Facilities include restrooms with and without showers; picnic sites with a grill and water at each; some campsites with water, electricity, and sewer; screened shelters; 2 fishing piers.

Mustang Island State Park - Mustang Island is a coastal barrier island with a unique and complicated ecosystem, dependent upon sand dunes. Coastal dunes are the product of wind-deposited sand anchored by sparse mats of vegetation. In some areas, inland and bayside dunes occur, which are generally smaller but spread over larger areas than the primary beach-side dunes.

Oso Beach Golf Course - This Golf Course offers an 18-hole regulation golf course, practice putting and chipping greens, a snack bar, and a fully stocked shop.

Padre Island National Seashore - The largest undeveloped barrier island in the United States, this 70 mile long park is open year round for swimming, hiking, fishing, surfing, camping, and beachcombing. A convenience store, an exhibit and information center, and a boat launch are also on site.

Texas State Aquarium - Discover Dolphin Bay and learn about Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Be amazed at the daily dive presentations, animal interviews, and hands on experience with sharks and stingrays. The Texas State Aquarium has all the fun and adventure of an aquatic journey! Come face-to-fin with a sand tiger shark in the Islands of Steel. Discover the wonderful world of river otters and sea turtles.