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North Beach

North Beach

Located just across the Harbor Bridge, North Beach is home to two of Corpus Christi’s most popular attractions the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier turned museum. North Beach offers a good variety of places to eat and drink and awesome bayfront views. Sip on a cocktail and dip your feet in the Corpus Christi Bay waters.

Here are some reasons why this a favorite spot for visiting families:

  • Home to two of Corpus Christi's most iconic attractions (USS Lexington and the Texas State Aquarium)
  • Fajitaville has a new ferris wheel to see the skyline
  • 1.5-mile long sandy beach (no vehicles allowed on the beach)
  • Concrete Beachwalk is ideal for bicycles, baby strollers and skates
  • Dolphin Park playground located on the north end of the area
  • Two fishing jetties (one south, one north)
  • Many beachfront hotels and restaurants
  • Buy bait and fish from the dock at Marinaville boat launch (north end)
  • 3 public bathhouses with restrooms and showers located at Dolphin Park, Surfside Park and near the USS Lexington

Must Sees

History buff heaven

History buff heaven

History comes to life when you come aboard the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier turned museum. This gigantic ship is equipped with a 2-acre flight deck with planes for the kids and adults to explore. The exhibits take you back in time as you explore the Lexington's captain's cabin, dental clinic and engine room. Feeling brave? Ask about ghost tours and overnight stays.

Soak it in!

Soak it in!

Meet a river otter, touch and feed a stingray or take a splash at the Texas State Aquarium. This aquarium equipped with interactive exhibits will keep the entire family entertained for hours. Don't forget to pack a swimsuit for the little ones.   

Taste of the Coast

Taste of the Coast

Stop by Groomer's Seafood in North Beach to find the freshest seafood and the catch of the day. Local redfish, blue crabs, and wild Gulf shrimp are regulars at Groomer's. Pack it up in ice and take a taste of the coast back home.You also can enjoy portions of fresh sushi cuts from the same fresh fish that goes to your favorite sushi restaurants throughout Corpus Christi.


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