Corpus Christi is best known for its stunning beaches, rich historical contexts, and diverse museum selection. Some fun things to do in Corpus Christi include touring the USS Lexington, Texas Surf Museum, Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, and the Texas State Aquarium.
Looking for things to do in Corpus Christi? Take a short day trip to Padre Island and enjoy the warm Gulf waters for fishing, kayaking, and swimming. Afterward, root for the Corpus Christi Rugby Football Club during a game.
Baseball fans should stop by Whataburger Field, which is home to the Corpus Christi Hooks, a Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. A fun annual festival in Corpus Christi is the Rodeo Corpus Christi at The American Bank Corpus.
For fun things to do with kids in Corpus Christi, visit the Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, which hosts gardening programs, or birdwatch at the Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge.
To satisfy your microbrew and craft beer needs, visit Lazy Beach Brewing, Rebel Toad Brewing Company, and Lorelei Brewing Company. Otherwise stop by Whataburger, which was founded and headquartered in Corpus Christi.
Some of the best museums in Corpus Christi include the Museum of Asian Cultures, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, the South Texas Institute for the Arts, and the Harbor Playhouse Theatre.
Shoppers can find nearly anything they need on South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi’s main retail corridor. The area has two shopping malls, La Palmera and Sunrise Mall.