Planning family travel to Texas this year? Be sure to add Corpus Christi to your travel plans, as the city welcomes new attractions, hotels and restaurants in 2023.
Slated to open March 2, the new Wildlife Rescue Center at the Texas State Aquarium features a 20,000-square-foot space, complete with state-of-the-art tools, interpretive center and multimedia theater. Free to visitors, the center teaches the public more about the rehabilitation and conservation of marine wildlife.
Ever wanted to kayak under the stars? GlowRow invites everyone wanting to fulfill this dream with its new nighttime tours in the Gulf of Mexico. GlowRow’s boats are translucent, illuminated by colorful LED lights, allowing kayakers to better see marine life below.
Yoga enthusiasts can enjoy a new way to decompress and relax with WaterDog. The outdoor fitness studio now offers floating yoga, beach barre and stand-up paddleboard classes.
On Mustang Island lies the all-new Lively Beach, a resort-style condominium. First opened in summer 2020, the property welcomes guests in 2023 with private beach access, studios, two-bedroom suites and a resort-style pool.
Start the day off right with the proper caffeine boost at Milky Coffee Bar. This shop opened October 2022 by local drag queen Frankie Reyna and anticipates an exciting year with delicious pastries and handcrafted coffee drinks, available iced and hot. The eatery also features small bites like the signature Hot Cheetos mac and cheese and banana wafer pudding.
For another food option, head to Central Kitchen, the newest café coming soon to downtown Corpus Christi. This restaurant serves scratch bread, sandwiches, pastries and more.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Northwest Florida is a haven for beachgoers seeking the waters of Panama City Beach, Pensacola and Destin. But this region of Florida also has some extensive history, offering family travelers a great way to introduce young ones to Florida’s Spanish and indigenous past.
More than 1,000 miles from Spain’s capital city of Madrid, the seven Canary Islands are also part of Spain. They are the tallest peaks of ancient volcanoes rising out of the Atlantic, not far from the coast of North Africa. Two of these volcanoes, both still active, offer exciting adventures for families traveling to the islands.
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If you think you have to head into the wilderness just to get some hiking time in on your next vacation, rest assured. Cities across the country pride themselves on being great all-around family destinations, and that often includes fun urban hiking opportunities. These cities prove you don’t have to hike to a mountaintop to stretch your legs and get some fresh air. They are home to great parks and walking trails designed for easy walks that let you enjoy the fresh air, and get to know the personality, culture and history of the city you are visiting.