Corpus Christi Beach

Just a short 5-10 minute drive across the magnificent Harbor Bridge and you are on Corpus Christi Beach. Here is you will find the famed USS Lexington floating Museum and the Texas State Aquarium. Nestled on the this little island is great seafood, fun shops, several hotels, a beach and two fishing jetties. If you do not want to drive to Corpus Christi Beach you can catch the water taxi over to the aquarium.

The USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

This warship of American History is a must visit on one of your trips to Corpus Christi. A veteran of World War II retired to Corpus Christi Bay to tell it's story as well as the sailors who served.  The carrier also has a Mega Theater and offers special camping trips onboard the museum. A side note: the movie "Pearl Harbor" was filmed in part on the ship. (visit)

USS LexingtonBlue Angels

Texas State Aquarium

The aquarium offers a unique look into marine life of the Gulf of Mexico, Laguna Madre, and other fresh and salt water locations in Texas. The aquarium is educational, entertaining and relaxing as it sits right on the Bay. (visit)

Texas State AquariumUSS Lexington