'THINGS TO DO'  - on the small box to find several local attractions. 
(Information from: area tourist events  and  
'50 Reasons to Love Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend'  published by the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, January 2016)

Things To Do

Texas Surf Museum
309 N. Water St.
Corpus Christi, TX
United States
Visit the Texas Surf Musuem for memories of surfing and surfers in and around Corpus Christi, Port Aransas, Padre Island and Mustang Island.  Also check out the Hurricane Display, showing every hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast - Corpus Christi area forever.

Be sure to 'find' all our 1966 Ray King Carroll 'Surfers' who are pictured on the walls of this remarkable 'diamond in the rough' Museum.    There are have wonderful items for sale, especially the book -- Images of Amrica - Surfing Corpus Christi and Port Aransas.  


Hooks Baseball at Whataburger Field
Under the Harbor Bridge
Corpus Christi, TX

Follow our own Texas Houston Astros Farm Team - the HOOKS!
Enjoy a lively baseball game in the afternoon or evening next door to the Port of Corpus Christi.  Come support our hometown team!


Hurricane Alley Water Park
Next to Whataburger Field
Corpus Christi, TX

Catch a wave on the Flowrider Double Surf Simulator.  Climb the 6 story CAT 5 for a one of a kind sliding ride or start with the 3 story Momentum slide.   Try out the Storm Chaser, Storm Surge and numerous other water park thrills.


Texas State Acquarium
2710 N. Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX

Floating Phantoms, Living Shores, Saving Sharks and multiple exhibits show how the Texas State Acquarium blends nature, education and conservation.  Guided tours, touch pools, and unerwater viewing.  The Acquarium has a splash park where children can play.   The Acquarium is expanding.  Watch for the newest annex:  Caribbean Journey, a 65,000 sf exhibit, scheduled to open spring 2017.  


USS Lexington Museum
North Beach
Corpus Christi, TX

Explore the 11 decks of theis 250,000 st WWII Aircraft Carrier that once housed some of our nation's bravest warriors.  WWII planes, Jets, Huge Battle Guns, Virtual Battle Stations, Flight Experience Similator, Scale Model Exhibit.


Art Museum of South Texas
1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX

Come view local and worldwide artistic talents in all types of artistic renderings.
Have lunch at Hester's Cafe overlooking the ship channel.   Stop in at the Gift Shop to take home a unique item.  


South Texas Botanical Gardens
8446 S. Staples
Corpus Christi, TX

Take a stroll through the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center to see more than one shade of any color.  There are easily a dozen different greens you encounter with each step from the Butterly House to the Anderson Bromeliad Conservatory.  Watch out as the Gardens are a magnet for shorebirds and woodland songbirds.  


Ice Rays Ice Hockey Team
1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, , TX

Enjoy a lively Hockey Game in the heat of South Texas.  The Ice Rays are part of the junior North Amerian Hockey League.   A loyal fan base provides a mixture of locals and winter Texans.  Games are always lively as we support our hometown team, and help to augment the Corpus Christi sports scene.