Corpus Christi is a seaside city on the east coast of Texas, fronting the Gulf of Mexico. Its main highlight is Mustang Island State Park, a wide and green expanse with clean, sandy beaches. Here, you can see sea turtles laying eggs and rare Aplomado falcons swooping overhead. Kiteboarding and windsurfing are very popular during the wintertime.

Keen anglers won’t want to miss Red Dot Fishing Pier, where you can cast your rod and sit back while admiring ocean views. The Oso Bay Wetland Preserve is covered with paved trails, allowing easy exploration of the wildlife sanctuary. After, head back to downtown Corpus Christi for a filling dinner of Texas barbecue and beers.

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  • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Corpus Christi, TX

    Corpus Christi is known as the Sparkling City by the Sea, and it lives up to its name. In addition to its coastal attractions, you'll find a diverse and robust culinary scene. There’s classic American and Texan barbecue, of course, but you might find the other eateries in this town a bit more surprising. To experience the best that this area...

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  • 10 Things to Do After Dinner in Corpus Christi, TX

    Corpus Christi is a sparkling city by the sea that’s known for sunny skies and sandy beaches, but it offers even more fun after the sun goes down. Some of the best attractions in town are even available only after dark. When you're done with dinner in Corpus Christi, you don't have to pack it up for the day, as the...

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