Spring Break in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Spring Break in Corpus Christi, Texas
Posted on 03/08/2015

Every spring during the month of March, thousands of visitors flock to the beaches of Corpus Christi to enjoy the sun, sand, and sights during Spring Break. While our specialties lie within braces and Invisalign®, our staff still knows how to enjoy the natural and man-made wonders that make Corpus Christi so special. The orthodontists and team members at Star Orthodontics in Corpus Christi, TX have compiled a list of their favorite Spring Break activities to enjoy in the area.

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Top 5 Family Spring Break Activities in Corpus Christi, TX

1.) Hit the beach!
With over 10 beaches to choose from in Corpus Christi and Upper Padre Island, it’s no wonder Spring Breakers choose to visit Corpus Christi. With beaches on the Corpus Christi Bay as well as the Gulf of Mexico, our sandy shores are perfect for surfers and picnickers alike. Whether you’re soaking in the rays, cooling off in the refreshing blue water, or deep-sea fishing in the Atlantic, Corpus Christi boasts an abundance of beach activities. For good surf and great people watching, check out J.P. Luby Surf Park/North Packery Jetty. If avoiding the crowds is your preferred choice, venture to Whitecap Beach for a relaxing afternoon.

2.) Go Bird Watching in Corpus Christi – “America’s Birdiest City”
For over a decade, Corpus Christi, TX has been heralded as “America’s Birdiest City!” Upward of 200 species of birds have been spotted soaring up and down the Corpus Christi coasts and inland toward Southern Texas. Astonishingly, one third of the birds spotted in the state of Texas migrate through Corpus Christi. Bearing the title of “America’s Birdiest City” ensures that visitors flocking to Corpus Christi are awaited by exceptional wildlife.

3.) Visit the USS Lexington
Nicknamed “The Blue Ghost”, the USS Lexington is a World War II-vintage Essex Class aircraft carrier that rests at the Corpus Christi beach. Commissioned in 1942, the carrier came to Corpus Christi in 1992 and was permanently turned into a museum. While in commission, the USS Lexington set more records and served the United States longer than any other Essex Class carrier in the history of naval aviation. With an abundance of tours and exhibits available to the public, the USS Lexington is the perfect venue to host a history-filled afternoon along the shores of Corpus Christi, TX.

4.) Texas State Aquarium
Located right next to the beach and just steps from the USS Lexington, the Texas State Aquarium is a perfect addition to a Corpus Christi Spring Break itinerary. With an impressive collection of sea animals including dolphins, sea turtles, and birds of prey, the aquarium in Corpus Christi is truly a sight to behold. Visit the aquarium’s website to see if you happen to be in Corpus Christi during a Texas State Park dollar day and admission is only $1!

5.) Cool Off at Hurricane Alley Waterpark!
There’s no better way to beat the heat than an action-packed day at Hurricane Alley in Corpus Christ, TX. The waterpark is open exclusively for Spring Breakers from March 14-22 with an unbeatable special offering $10 day passes! With wave simulators, huge water slides, and a lazy pool, Corpus Christi’s wettest attraction is guaranteed fun for the entire family.

Enjoy Your Spring Break in Corpus Christi, TX!
From all of us here at Star Orthodontics in Corpus Christi, TX, we hope you have a fun-filled Spring Break in our wonderful city. While we hope your stay in Corpus Christi is safe and accident free, the staff at Star Orthodontics will be here to help with loose or broken wires, adjustments, or any other orthodontic emergencies. Of course, new patients are always welcome as well. If you do happen to need the assistance of an orthodontist while you’re in Corpus Christi, please do not hesitate to contact us at Star Orthodontics at 361-992-2483. Have a great Spring Break!