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Excitement Awaits in Corpus Christi, Texas, This Spring

by Aoife O'Riordan

Feb 20, 2024

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Destinations / North America

Corpus Christi, Texas, might just be the perfect Texas spring break destination for family travelers. With nine beaches, more than 100 miles of sandy shores, and new and notable attractions sprouting up, there’s too many reasons not to skip this Texas city this spring.

 

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Attractions, Attractions and More Attractions

Bring to kids aboard a World War II-era aircraft at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. On board, try to outsmart escape rooms for an exciting experience. The city is also home to Texas State Aquarium, where families can feed fish, swim with sharks, and discover marine life from the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. After, cool off at on-site H-E-B Splash Park.

 

Coastal Fun

Choose amongst the city’s nine great beaches, from lively Mustang Island to the serene Padre Island National Seashore. Do the kids want to learn a new watersport? Texas Surf Camps and Worldwinds Windsurfing await to teach kids new skills, with no experience or equipment required. One of the coolest water adventures is GlowRow, where visitors can kayak on translucent boats or, at night, take part in a nighttime bike tour.

 

Glow Row

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Tasty Dining Experiences

You can’t go far in Corpus Christi without finding a good seafood spot, and Rollin’ Tide Boil Co. promises the ultimate seafood boil. Other popular spots include waterside Pretty Picnics Corpus Christi and the newly opened restaurant, bar and arcade, RETRO.

 

Affordable Accommodations

Stay at Lively Beach, located steps away from the Gulf, and enjoy a secluded experience. Better yet, March rates start at just $134. Or head to Emerald Beach, the only waterfront property downtown, with March rates starting at $76.

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