Experience Texan beach life at its best in Corpus Christi, where you'll discover miles of sand stretching along the Gulf of Mexico. With a dramatic past involving pirates, today Corpus Christi enjoys a reputation as a premier vacation spot and a laid-back, coastal city. There's a huge array of fun activities for the whole family here, including cutting-edge museums, beach sports and cultural hubs. Whether lounging in the sun, or diving into the city's vibrant arts scene, you can find your niche here, and with a Corpus Christi vacation rental you have the ideal base for a trip to remember.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Corpus Christi
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Vacation Rental Price Information in Corpus Christi
We analyzed price data and rendered them in this graph, which shows vacation rental prices for the next twelve months in Corpus Christi. $558 is the highest price average in the next twelve months. The cheapest week is in December (12/2 - 12/9). Prices fall to an average of $354 per night.
Rental Availability Information in Corpus Christi
Check how busy Corpus Christi is with our availability graph. It is in February that you will find the week with the least available rentals (2/11 - 2/18). People tend to travel less to Corpus Christi during a week in July (7/29 - 8/5) when only 3% of the rentals are booked.
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Best Places to Eat in Corpus Christi
Being next to the water means that Corpus Christi has an abundance of places where you can chow down on seriously fresh seafood. Snoopy's Pier is a great place to enjoy shrimp, crab and more, as you take in the sunset. Doc's Seafood is a hit with locals and visitors alike, while Catfish Charlie's stays true to its name, serving up traditional catfish specialities, and jumbo-sized shrimp. It's been around for over 30 years and is still a highlight in the city. Children will love the pirate theme of Blackbeards On the Beach, where more seafood, Pirate Stew and American classics are served amidst a laid-back atmosphere. For a real local treat, try the Jalapeno Hushpuppies.
What to Pack for Your Visit to Corpus Christi
For summer vacations with beach rental properties in Corpus Christi, expect plenty of heat! The daily temperature for July and August averages around 90℉, and the thermometer regularly creeps all the way up to 100℉. A cooling breeze from the Gulf of Mexico helps temper the heat however, and the high temperatures make for excellent beach weather.
So beachwear is a must, whether you are traveling to Corpus Christi in summer, or in the autumn and spring when the temperatures still often reach 80°F. Swim wear, sun screen, light clothing, and sandals are in order. In spring and fall, pack a few warm sweaters for the cooler evenings.
While the city remains pretty dry throughout the year, the area gets the occasional ferocious tropical storm. So make sure you pack everything you need in case of wet and windy weather.
3 Awesome Attractions in Corpus Christi
1. USS Lexington
Check out the USS Lexington, a former aircraft carrier that is now a brilliant museum. You'll find a number of informative exhibits help visitors to learn more about US naval aviation. A highlight has got to be the hands-on Flight Operations Tour, in which you get to experience what it's like to be a naval pilot. Enjoy the stunning views while eating and drinking in one of the many charming restaurants that line the waterfront.
2. Downtown and the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Corpus Christi's downtown area is not to be missed either, and is where you'll find a beautiful marina and a wide range of eateries. This is also a great location for your Corpus Christi vacation home, as you are close to many of the city's most interesting boutiques. The area also boasts fantastic museums, such as the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, which houses great interactive exhibits, a theater and a state-of-the-art science center.
3. Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
Be sure to visit the remarkable Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge. Crossing the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, this arched bridge with six lanes serves the Port of Corpus Christi. Lit by night, the bridge takes on a magical hue.
Art and Culture in Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi has a reputation for its exciting cultural scene and has plenty of galleries to back this up. Head to the Art Museum of South Texas to see a great collection of regional art in both permanent and temporary exhibitions, or to catch an interesting lecture. The Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures and Educational Center houses a fascinating range of objects and art works, while the Art Center of Corpus Christi hosts fantastic exhibitions on themes or specific artists. You can even pop into the fun Family Art Time, on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities with Children in Corpus Christi
Book a Corpus Christi vacation rental and be sure that the kids will have plenty to do. The Texas State Aquarium is a great place to start, housing a diverse range of marine life including dolphins and sharks. Interactive exhibits, a great conservation program and shows only add to the aquarium's appeal. Interact with hermit crabs and pencil urchins in the aquarium's beautiful touch pools, and meet rehabilitated turtles before they're released into the ocean.
For more water-themed fun, take the family to Hurricane Alley Waterpark. You'll find several thrilling slides, a wave pool, and a surf simulator meaning that kids of all ages will be kept happy. Meanwhile, mom and dad can unwind in the water-immersed Riptide Hideaway Bar, or in one of the more peaceful pools.
The 4 Best Beaches in and Around Corpus Christi
1. North Beach
With such warm weather, travelers staying in a Corpus Christi vacation rental find themselves spending a lot of time on the beautiful beaches. Located close to city center attractions such as the USS Lexington battleship and the Texas State Aquarium, North Beach boasts scenic views, fresh seafood on the pier, and plenty of activities for visitors with young children.
2. Padre Island
Padre Island is a coastal barrier just off the Corpus Christi shore. Despite its name, the island is best accessed by car, not by boat. The Padre Island National Seashore is an unspoiled nature area with more than 70 beaches and coves; ideal for travelers who want to get away from the crowds and enjoy a day on the beach surrounded by nature. Mustang Island belongs to the same coastal barrier and is a popular hang-out spot for local surfers.
3. Mustang Island
Mustang Island also features Port Aransas beach, home to the 1,200ft-long Horace Caldwell Pier. This is another popular location for surfing. Take a walkout on the pier and try your hand at fishing, or take a short boat journey to San Jose Island, a completely undeveloped stretch of sand. According to legend, pirate treasure is buried somewhere here.
4. Malaquite Beach
Bordered by sand dunes, this pet-friendly beach has a camping site with restrooms, showers, picnic tables and an informative visitor center.
Fun Events in Corpus Christi
Whatever time of year you book a Corpus Christi vacation home, you can look forward to great events. Free yoga classes are offered weekly at local wine shop, Cactus and Vine, while Mikel May’s Beachside Bar and Grill has frequent, free music events. Sip on a cocktail as you watch the sunset and listen to some of the best live music in town.
With an amazing climate, friendly locals, and an endless array of fun activities, Corpus Christi really does earn its name of 'Sparkling City by the Sea'. Book a Corpus Christi vacation rental and discover this Texan gem for yourself.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many holiday homes are available for booking in Corpus Christi?
Low demand is in August, so there will be a lot of House rental and Apartment rental open for booking in Corpus Christi.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Corpus Christi?
Three most popular amenities for home rentals in Corpus Christi include accommodations that have: TV, Internet, and Pool.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Corpus Christi?
If traveling with a dog in Corpus Christi, 20% of vacation homes are pet-friendly.
What's the best time of year to travel to Corpus Christi?
The warmest months in Corpus Christi are July and August, with temperatures around 91 °F. January and February in Corpus Christi are the coldest, with 54 °F on average.
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