Corpus Christi: A Cozy, Coastal City with Texas Charm
Corpus Christi is a coastal city in the south Texas region. Corpus Christi, commonly referred to by the nicknames “Texas Riviera” and “Sparkling City by the Sea,” is the eighth most populous city in the state. The city is home to a number of popular destinations for both tourists and residents. Some of the most visited attractions include North Beach, where the Texas State Aquarium and the USS Lexington Museum are located. The USS Lexington was also part of the set for the 2000 film, Pearl Harbor. Additionally, there are many attractions in the city's museum district, such as the Museum of Asian Cultures, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, the South Texas Institute for the Arts, and the Harbor Playhouse Theatre, one of the oldest continually operating community theatres in Texas. The community’s location on the Corpus Christi Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Laguna Madre provide opportunities for water sports and nature tourism, making the city an ideal location for both outdoorsman and art connoisseurs.