Texas residents and tourists seek out Corpus Christi beaches and bays for fishing, swimming, wildlife viewing, picnicking, camping, boating and other activities. Tourism is big business in Texas and coastal communities rely on their beaches and bays to attract tourists, who spend billions of dollars each year. As a result, ensuring public access to the shoreline is of central importance to a coastal community’s ecotourism economy.
Padre Island Texas and Corpus Christi Bay area are premier vacation destinations, and rated as top vacation spots in Texas. Padre Island Texas beaches provide endless recreational opportunities for visitors.
McGee Beach located downtown on Shoreline Boulevard, in walking distance from several hotels. The calm water is a great place to play.
Corpus Christi Beach located just on the other side of the Harbor Bridge is a great location to rest and relax. There is no driving on the beach as well as no parking permit required.
The Texas coast has plentiful natural resources with over 367 miles of gulf shoreline and 3,300 miles of bay shoreline. Our coastal communities interest travelers for swimming and sunning, fishing, beachcombing, birding or simply sight-seeing. The Texas coast has something for everyone.