So many area attractions for you…

Texas State Aqarium
One of Corpus Christi’s most popular tourist destinations. From the beautiful to the strange

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Corpus Christi, Texas area attractions are so abundant… it’s no wonder why Corpus Christi is known as the Premier Texas Coast destination. Some of the more popular include the USS Lexington and the Texas State Aquarium.

Here are some of our more popular area attractions:
Museums & Rides
U.S.S. Lexington
910 feet long and 16 decks high, a tour of the “Blue Ghost” is a return to her glorious past from 1943 through 1991 with memorabilia & artifacts

USS Lexington WW2 aircraft carrier, the ‘Blue Ghost’. Offers historically-minded and interested visitors a slice of the past.

Texas State Aquarium This is one of the most popular destinations in Corpus Christi.

Corpus Christi Art Center This is the major art museum for the area.

Captain Clark’s Flagship Cruise along the bayfront area – and see some other area attractions, including the Lexington Fleet and the Texas State Aquarium.

Botanical Gardens180 acres of gardens, located next to Oso Creek. A great place to view, and also console with nature.

Corpus Christi Art Center
Corpus Christi’s premeir museum for fine art

Corpus Christi Museum of Science & HistoryThis museum contains many natural and historical items – including full-scale mock-ups of Christopher Columbus’ small but famous fleet, the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.


Art Center of Corpus Christi
Open Tues – Sun 10AM – 4PM
Free admission

Botanical Gardens
180 acres of gardens, located next to Oso Creek. A great place to view nature.

Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens
Open Tues – Sun 9AM – 5PM
Admission : $3.00, $1.50 for children ages 5 to 12, seniors $2.50

Captain Clark’s Flagship
Cruise along the beautiful downtown bayfront, passing close to the USS Lexington, Texas State Aquarium, and the Columbus Fleet.

Museum of Science & History, Columbus Ships
Open Tues Sat, 10AM – 5PM, Sun 12 noon – 5PM.
Admission: $8.00, $4.50 for children 5-12.

Texas State Aquarium
Open Mon – Sat 9AM – 5PM, Sun 10AM – 5PM.
Admission: $9.00, $7.50 for seniors 60+ children 4-12 $5.25, under 3 free
361-881-1200 or 1-800-477-Gulf

U.S.S. Lexington
Open 9AM – 7PM.
Admission: $10.00, $8.00 for seniors & military, $5.00 for children
361-888-4873 or 1-800-Lady Lex

Museum of Art & History
The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History collects and preserves natural and cultural history objects.

Texas Treasures Casino Cruises
Sailing twice daily, noon & 7PM.
Admission: $24.95 + tax weekdays, $29.95 + tax weekends.

Captain Clark’s Flagship
Three decks high, 85′ luxury paddlewheeler, narratated excurisons into the port and Corpus Christi Bay.
Admission: Call for daily schedule – 361-884-1693

Mustang Ranch Riding Stables
Open 7 days a week, 9AM – 5PM
Admission: $25.00 an hour adults, $20.00 an hour children 12 & under

Relax at the Pool
Christy Estates amenities include an outdoor heated pool and spa

Island Queen II, Bay Fishing
All trips 4 hours. 5AM – 12PM, lPM – 5PM, 6PM – l0PM
Admission: $24.95 per person, includes rod, reel, bait & tackle. Children 1/2 Price.
361-749-6969 or 1-800-211-9227

State Parks

Padre Island County Park
Parking permit $5.00/30 days

Scenic Corpus Christi Beaches
Corpus Christi boasts some of the most scenic beaches in the mid-west

National Seashore
$10.00 per car for 7 day permit.

Mustang Island State Park
Daily fee or state permit

Public Golf Courses

Gabe Lozano Golf Course
4401 Old Brownsville Road.
18 holes, 9 hole exec/pro shop lighted driving range/snack bar

Ride the Tide
Thousands flock to our beaches every year for an incredible surfing venue

Oso Beach Course
5601 So. Alameda
18 holes/pro shop/restaurant


Water Street Seafood & Water Street Oyster Bar
Sun – Thur 11AM – 10PM, Fri – Sat 11AM – 11PM
Casual, Free parking. All major credit cards.
882-8683 or 881-9448

Relax while Fishing
Relax in the Texas sun as you cruise down the Gulf of Mexico

Sun – Thurs 11AM – 10PM, Fri & Sat 11AM – 11PM
Casual, Free parking, All major credit cards.

Torch Restaurant
Greek & European cuisine
Mon – Thurs 11AM – 10PM, Fri – Sat 11AM – 11PM, closed Sunday Casual, Free parking, All major credit cards.

Two George’s Seafood
Mon – Fri 5PM – 10PM, Saturday 4PM – 10PM, Sunday 11AM – 9PM Casual, Free parking, All major credit cards.

Island Italian Restaurant
Mon – Wed 11AM – 9:30PM, Thur – Sat 11AM – 10PM, Sun 5PM – 9:30PM
Come as you are, Free parking, All major credit cards.