Beaches, JoAnna Kopp, Parks

Relax at Mustang Island State Park

For the whitest sand in the Coastal Bend, visit Mustang Island Beach and State Park. This unspoiled barrier island stretches 18 miles from Corpus Christi north to Port Aransas. The park was originally called “Wild Horse Island,” and then “Mustang…

Beaches, JoAnna Kopp

Keep calm on downtown’s McGee Beach

Peaceful McGee Beach stretches along the Corpus Christi Bay in the downtown area. This beautiful hideaway hosts the perfect destination for fishing, swimming and more because the waves don’t reach the shore. Enjoy the soft sands and minimal seaweed with…


Drive a Beach Buggy Along Mustang Beach

Mustang Island beaches promise a glorious experience of surf and sand, especially the portion that stretches between I.B. Magee Park in Port Aransas to Mustang Island State Park in Corpus Christi. That stretch is known as both Mustang Beach and…


Watch the sunrise at Michael J. Ellis Beach

Michael J. Ellis Beach and the Upper Padre Island Seawall is a popular Corpus Christi destination for beachside fun. Surfers, sunbathers and beach volleyball games are all common sights on this beautiful one-mile stretch of paradise in the Gulf of…