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Address: Corpus Christi, TX
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Activities: Driving
Description: Scenic drive from Downtown Corpus Christi along Ocean Drive with gorgeous...
Scenic drive from Downtown Corpus Christi along Ocean Drive with gorgeous views of the bay.
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Awesome laid back Sunday drive

I really recommend doing this on a "lazy" day. We started at our hotel on the island and went up hwy 361 to the ferry (which is free). The ferry is short but pretty neat if u have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really recommend doing this on a "lazy" day. We started at our hotel on the island and went up hwy 361 to the ferry (which is free). The ferry is short but pretty neat if u have never been on one. After the ferry we stayed on 361 for a short time and turned onto hwy 35 then hwy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

We have been in Corpus Christi for a month now on vacation the weather is amazing here this time of year beaches are beautiful and not crowded at all excellent resturants

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We love the beach loop it has gorgeous views good chance to take pictures. You can see birds dive into water caught fish. Can even see fish jump out of the water it's great

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Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My family of 5 stayed in Padre Island, but there's so much seaweed at the beaches. So we ventured to North Beach, near the USS Lexington, because we were told there's less seaweed there, but we weren't told about the jellyfish. Unfortunately, jellyfish are pretty common in this area. We went in the water and were having a great time... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 8
Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We chose this area to spend a day at the beach. The beach was clean, a few pieces of seaweed on the beach, the water was clear and the perfect temperature for swimming. But there were jellyfish everywhere I looked, in the water and the beach. We made the most of the day playing in the sand, but I couldn't... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Love the beach and have been going two to three times a year for 20 years but this years seaweed is more than normal. Saturday May 10 2014 is when my picture was taken. Early morning the water was dark brown but cleared up meaning the water turn and brought a lot of seaweed and dirt to the surface. Cleared... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The island is beautifully situated in front of Corpus Christi. Beautiful and Unique nature, although we did really enjoined the scenery because of the foggy wheather

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Toronto, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
66 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is an awesome trip for beach bums and someone who like sand and sun ( which we do ). you can spend as long as you want at any given place as they are all nice and the pictures and scenery are gorgeous. There are lots of bars and food to be had. Most beaches here have washroom facilities... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Very nice drive around Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas. Would definitely recommend this in order to get your bearings and see more of the coast. Provided a break from a hectic weekend and a very beautiful drive...

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Darwen, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Beautiful turquoise waters. Swam out for a while then suddenly realized I could stand up. Started swimming back and started panicking as there are sharks in the water. (11ft tiger sharks). Did forget my sun tan lotion so I got absolutely scorched by the sun but the beach is just beautiful. Toilets are disgusting though!

Was this review helpful? Yes 5

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