Corpus Christi, Texas boasts gentle, sea breezes, endless blue skies and a rich offering of culture and history. All within easy reach you ll enjoy a bay front promenade, waterfront restaurants and shopping, plus galleries and museums, golf, beaches and a nightlife that can t be beat. For those who like to have specific destinations to wander to there is the Museum of Science and History, the Municipal Marina, Heritage Park and Cultural Center and the Asian Cultures Museum and Education Centre. Visit the USS Lexington or the South Texas Institute for the Arts. For those who can t get enough of the outdoors there is the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail which links 310 birding sites along a unique coastal highway. Referred to as One of Five Top Urban Beaches for its fine sand, clear water and gentle breeze it is also the site of indescribable sunsets. Outdoor enthusiasts will also love the opportunities for fishing, kayak fishing, hunting, plus wind sports like kite boarding and wind surfing. Grab your fishing line, your golf clubs or tennis rackets and get ready to play. Hop aboard a sail boat, saddle up and climb aboard a horse or grab your binoculars and just check out the sights and scenes. The action and opportunities are endless as the city s 277,000 residents can tell you. Alongside Corpus Christie is Padre Island whose National Seashore accounts for 133,000 acres of vanishing barrier lands. The longest undeveloped barrier island in the world it is a sight that must be seen.