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Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi possesses all of the main ingredients of an ideal weekend getaway: the sun, the sea, the sights, plus exhilarating and engaging activities the whole family can enjoy. Spend the day on the beach soaking up the sun or wind surfing, the breezy city's favorite pastime. Visit the massive Texas State Aquarium with its new Dolphin Bay, a protected habitat for dolphins unable to survive in open water. Take a tour of The USS Lexington, one of the most famous aircraft carriers in U.S. naval history. Stroll through fabulous flora and fauna at the Botanical Gardens. At the Museum of Science and History, check out the recreated Pinta and Santa Maria, two of the ships Columbus used to sail to the new world. At... more Corpus Christi possesses all of the main ingredients of an ideal weekend getaway: the sun, the sea, the sights, plus exhilarating and engaging activities the whole family can enjoy. Spend the day on the beach soaking up the sun or wind surfing, the breezy city's favorite pastime. Visit the massive Texas State Aquarium with its new Dolphin Bay, a protected habitat for dolphins unable to survive in open water. Take a tour of The USS Lexington, one of the most famous aircraft carriers in U.S. naval history. Stroll through fabulous flora and fauna at the Botanical Gardens. At the Museum of Science and History, check out the recreated Pinta and Santa Maria, two of the ships Columbus used to sail to the new world. At night, enjoy a succulent seafood dinner at any number of fine restaurants, then head to the historic Harbor Playhouse for delightfully original community theater and a true taste of what Corpus Christi is all about. less

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USS LEXINGTON
USS LEXINGTON
Owner description: Visitors can tour the most highly decorated Essex Class aircraft carrier of World War II.The 16-story "Blue Ghost" displays military artifacts and more than a dozen aircraft.5... more Owner description: Visitors can tour the most highly decorated Essex Class aircraft carrier of World War II.The 16-story "Blue Ghost" displays military artifacts and more than a dozen aircraft.5 Tour Routes,3D MEGA Theater,Ship's Store,Mess Deck and Flight Simulator. National Historic Landmark located on North Beach. less
Attraction type: Military Bases & Facilities; History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore
Owner description: A 15-minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi transports you to this magnificent 70-mile stretch of white sand beach, scenic dunes and warm ocean water, offering ideal... more Owner description: A 15-minute drive from downtown Corpus Christi transports you to this magnificent 70-mile stretch of white sand beach, scenic dunes and warm ocean water, offering ideal conditions for swimming, fishing, beach-combing, windsurfing, camping, bird-watching and viewing wildlife. less
Attraction type: Islands; Beaches; National Parks; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Malaquite Beach
Malaquite Beach
This beach on Padre Island is a great camping and beach-going spot.
Attraction type: Beaches; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
Attraction type: Bridges
Selena Museum
Selena Museum
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Andy's Kitchen
Andy's Kitchen
Price:
Cuisines: Mexican, American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop
Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Authentic New York Pizza
Authentic New York Pizza
Cuisines: Italian
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Ara's Midtown Cafe
Silverado SmokeHouse
Silverado SmokeHouse
Price: $5 - $10

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
$79 - $131
Ranked #21 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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Navy Lodge Corpus Christi
Navy Lodge Corpus Christi
$68
Catalina Motel
1.5 of 5
Catalina Motel
$54 - $78
Ranked #6 of 18 Corpus Christi B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Residence Inn Corpus Christi
3.0 of 5
Residence Inn Corpus Christi
$145 - $239
Ranked #1 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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Staybridge Suites Corpus Christi
3.0 of 5
Staybridge Suites Corpus Christi
$143 - $236
Ranked #2 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Corpus Christi
2.5 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Corpus Christi
$108 - $159
Ranked #3 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
4.0 of 5
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
$144 - $319
Ranked #5 of 82 Hotels in Corpus Christi
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