There's a lot to do in Corpus Christi and while we know that you will carve out some beach time during your visit, you should check out these other places too. Plan to stay an extra day or two so that you can fit all of these things in your itinerary!
This gigantic aircraft carrier turned museum is a must-see for history buffs and anyone who likes to see cool things! The locals call it the Lex and you can get lost exploring its 2-acre flight deck with replica planes, a captain's cabin, dental clinic, and engine room. Plan to spend several hours and bring comfortable shoes.
The Texas State Aquarium is equipped with interactive exhibits and critters that will make you smile. Don't forget to pack a swimsuit for the little ones.
Cool off and make a splash at downtown Corpus Christi's Hurricane Alley Waterpark. There are multiple slides and a lazy river that you can float for hours. Think you can surf? Try the Shredder, a surf simulator that is perfect for surfing enthusiasts or beginners!
It's time to stop and smell the roses. At the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center you can do that and more! Talk to parrots, get greeted by a butterfly, touch a snake! This Southside Corpus Christi jewel is a great escape from the city life. Bring a camera and binoculars.
Living life on the fast lane? Keep it up at Funtrackers Family Fun Center. Equipped with Go Karts, mini golf, bumper boats, batting cages and an arcade, Funtrackers will keep your entire family busy for hours.