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Corpus Christi, Padre Island, Texas
Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas' largest coastal city, beckons you to a vast wonderland of sea, sun and fun.

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Located on the central Texas coast of the Gulf of Mexico, this sparkling city by the sea is the gateway to one of the world's natural wonders, the Padre Island National Seashore. Just a 20-minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi, Padre Island and other area beaches stretch out along more than 130 miles of the Gulf.

Protected by Padre Island, the area's bays and inland waterways offer some of the world's finest sport fishing, not to mention sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing and kayaking. Padre Island is also one of only a few nesting grounds for the endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtles.

Corpus Christi has much more to offer than natural beauty. A multitude of world-class visitor attractions also call this beautiful city home, including the USS Lexington Museum, the Texas State Aquarium and the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.

After the sun sets, things are just getting started in Corpus Christi. If nightlife is your thing, check out Corpus Christi's Chaparral Street. This historic district, a few blocks from Corpus Christi Bay, has experienced a renaissance in recent years with nightclubs and restaurants transforming this once abandoned district into the city's late-night hotspot.

Whether you are looking for waterfront resorts, business travel accommodations, luxurious suites or a family environment, Corpus Christi, Texas has accommodations to suit every lifestyle.

Visit Corpus Christi, Texas and enjoy a rich blend of nature, culture, history and unique entertainment. With over 113 miles of beaches and bay front, Corpus Christi is a vast wonderland of sea, sun and fun!

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Contact Information:

Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau

Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau
1201 North Shoreline
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
Phone: Toll-free 1-800-766-2322

Corpus Christi Visitor Information Centers

  • Downtown
    1823 N. Chaparral
    (361) 561-2000
  • Labonte Park at Nueces River
    14333 IH-37, South Bound
    (361) 241-1464
  • On the Island
    1452 S.P.I.D. (South Padre Island Drive)
    (361) 949-8743

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