- Our list of the best things to do in Corpus Christi, Texas, features the top 54 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Corpus Christi, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Water Activities, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Corpus Christi, TX , followed by 26 popular activities in nearby cities, including Port Aransas
96% 279 votes
16562 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418 MoreLess Info
If you want to experience the beautiful shoreline of Padre Island in a unique way, visit Horses on the Beach. Beginners and experienced riders alike will be matched up with the perfect horse and led on a guided tour through the sand and surf's edge.
Offering a raised boardwalk for ease of birdwatching, Port Aransas Birding Center provides an opportunity to discover local birds, spot wildlife like the resident alligators, and experience the flora of the region, including flower beds that attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
You have to see the size of the ship to believe it, the USS Lexington was the most highly decorated naval vessel of World War II. Now retired, the ship has been turned into a floating museum, with thousands of artifacts, exhibits, and more.
93% 368 votes
Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, TX 78418 MoreLess Info
Located along the Padre Island shore, Malaquite Beach, is an ideal place to set up your campsite and enjoy a vacation near the water. The site features well-maintained bathhouses, restrooms, and clean white sands and water.
90% 1128 votes
PO Box 181300, Corpus Christi, TX 78480 MoreLess Info
The site of three Spanish ship wrecks in 1554, Padre Island National Seashore, consists of 70 miles of undeveloped coastline. The park is available for camping, hiking, wildlife watching, swimming, or relaxing by the surf.
Simply a fantastic venue to watch a ball game, Whataburger Field, is home to the Corpus Christi AA baseball club. The field is located on the waterfront meaning that you can watch both the game and the ships passing by in the harbor.
75% 1637 votes
2710 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402 MoreLess Info
In 1990, the Texas State Aquarium, opened its doors to the public and has been delighting visitors ever since. Featuring interactive Sting Ray and Shark touching exhibits, demonstrations, and many endangered species, the TSA is a 'must-see' destination.
Built in 1998 after the outpouring of support following her death, the Selena Museum, celebrates the life and music career of the young pop singer. Exhibits include many of her outfits, a tour of her recording studio, and her memorable red Porsche.
78% 205 votes
1900 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, TX MoreLess Info
With 40,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History showcases more than 500 years of South Texas history. Featuring relics from historic 1554 shipwrecks, to early dwellers in the region, plan your visit today.