Corpus Christi is coastal city that serves as county seat of Nueces County in Texas. It is home to more than 316,000 people and is the 8th most populous city in the state. It is also nicknamed the "Sparkling City by the Sea" and "The Real Windy City." Hop on a bus charter in Corpus Christi, Texas and find out if these nicknames hold true for the city.
Want to watch plays, concerts, and any sort of performances? There's Aurora Arts Theatre, a non-profit community theater that brings various shows and productions. Another non-profit theater is the Harbor Playhouse, which is one of the oldest and finest in the state.
Then you can go to K Space Contemporary, which holds exhibits showcasing contemporary art, and to the Art Museum of South Texas, which boasts a permanent collection of more than 1,500 artworks that include paintings, prints, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, and mixed media.
You can also check out these other arts and culture venues: Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures & Education Center, Del Mar College Richardson Performance Hall, Treehouse Art Collective, Tipsy Canvas, Concrete Street Amphitheater, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center, Instituto de Cultura Hispanica de Corpus Christi, and Art Center of Corpus Christi.
Meanwhile, those who love music can head to the House of Rock, which hosts live music and entertainment. However, if you are in the mood for some wonderful architecture, you can go to places like the Corpus Christi Cathedral, a Spanish Colonial Revival-style cathedral built in 1940 and known for its beautiful statues and stained glass windows.
Visit the Britton-Evans House, also known as the Centennial House, which is the oldest structure in the city. During the Civil War, in 1862, the house served as a Confederate hospital, and in 1866, it was used as a hospital and Federal Army officers' mess hall. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other places on the register include: Broadway Bluff Improvement, Simon Gugenheim House, Richard King House, S. Julius Lichtenstein House, Old Nueces County Courthouse, Sherman Building, and Charlotte Sidbury House. There's also the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, as well as the New Bayview Cemetery.
Then you can ask your bus charter in Corpus Christi, Texas to take you to see the USS Lexington, CV-16, a World War II vintage aircraft carrier that served the US longer and had set more records than any other carrier in naval aviation history.
Corpus Christi has wonderful beaches! You can go to Mustang Island State Park, J.P. Luby Surf Park/North Packery Beach, South Packery Channel Beach, Padre Island Seawall Beach, Padre Island National Seashore, Bob Hall Pier and Padre Island Balli Park, Whitecap Beach, North Beach or McGee Beach.
For the best of nature and wildlife, visit the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, the Texas State Aquarium, the Padre Island National Seashore, and Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge. Corpus Christi also sits on the Central Texas Coast Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail so you can go birding or bird-watching in several bird hot spots.
You can also check out the city's parks and its amenities, including Hazel Baemore Park, Cole Park, Oso Creek, St. Andrews Park, and Manual Q. Salinas Park, among many others.
Shop and eat at places like La Palmera and Sunrise Mall. All throughout the city, you can also find shopping centers, restaurants, and small strip centers.
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