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Splash with the kids in Corpus Christi pools and splash pads

Corpus Christi knows how to make kids smile year-round: You’ve gotta have splash! With two all-season swim centers as well as several public pools and splash pads, kids and parents alike can appreciate the variety of programs and special events available throughout the year. CORPUS…

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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…

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Spot an endangered whooping crane

While the annual Whooping Crane Festival is held in Port Aransas, the actual birds are usually a few miles farther up the coast at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. This year, two whooping cranes were spotted in the Port Aransas Nature…

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Picnic at Watergarden Fountains

A site unto itself, the Corpus Christi Watergardens Fountains truly are a beauty to behold. Situated in the entertainment district downtown, the fountain is surrounded by the Art Museum of South Texas, the Harbor Playhouse, the Corpus Christi Historical Museum,…

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