Area Attractions

Aransas Pass Rialto Theater, 327 Commercial St. (361) 758-0383. A community theater venue for plays, music concerts, weekly music jams and special events. Corpus Christi Texas State Aquarium, 2710 N. Shoreline, (361) 881- 1200 or (800) 477-GULF. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday. (See story Pg. 50.) USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd. […]

See marine life on display at aquarium

You can get up close and personal with all kinds of marine wildlife at the Texas State Aquarium. Exhibits at the Aquarium include the Whataburger 4-D experience, the Blue Hole, Coral Reef, the Caribbean Jungle, Dolphin Bay, the Aquatic Nursery, Stingray Lagoon, Saving Sharks, Islands of Steel, Tentacles, Swamp Tales, Nearshore, Living Shores, Flower Gardens, Otter Creek and Tortuga Cay. […]

Botanical gardens offers trails, exhibits, classes, shows, more

While visiting Port Aransas for your summer vacation, take a day trip to nearby Corpus Christi to visit the 182- acre South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. The gardens and nature preserve offers nature and birding trails along with floral exhibits, gardens and educational events. Located at 8545 S. Staples St., the gardens is a stop on the Great […]

WWII carrier is now a floating museum

Get up close and personal with one big piece of World War II history when you visit the USS Lexington Museum, a retired aircraft carrier. The “Blue Ghost” as it was known during World War II, is available for touring at 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Corpus Christi. The Lexington was the oldest working carrier ship in the United States […]

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