Corpus Christi is a beach resort town in the South Gulf Cost, Texas.
Mustang Island of Corpus Christi stands 40 miles south of Corpus Christi and offers sandy beaches, deep waves and a federal bird sanctuary.
Sun, beach-life, fishing and outdoor living - golf, surfing, bird and dolphin watching, biking... - are great attractions.
WHAT TO VISIT IN CORPUS CHRISTI AND MUSTANG ISLAND, TEXAS
Corpus Christi and Mustang Island are mainly beach-resort sites. They offer a wide range of opportunities for fishing, sailing, golf, bird watching, dolphin watching and water sports.
The cultural options, are the Selena Museum (a memorial to the famous singer), the South Texas Institute for Arts, the Texas State Aquarium, the Columbus Fleet Museum and the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History.
BEST TIME oF THE YEAR AND BEST MONTHS TO VISIT CORPUS CHRISTI AND MUSTANG ISLAND
Corpus Christi (and Mustang Island) weather is mainly subtropical in summer, with average temperatures of 90ºF (32ºC), making it the most popular season. Expect also many windy days (Corpus Christi rivals Chicago or Dodge city as the windiest city in the States)
Winter temperatures may drop to the 40ºF-50ºF (4-10ºC), but the average temperature is significantly higher. This region is a well-known "snow bird" refuge, involving hundreds of thousands of residents of northern U.S. states and Canada.
Spring and the Summer weather and temperatures are typically agreeable, but spring sea-water temperatures may not be inviting for swimming.
Autumn months are an excellent period for those who want to fish and low hotel rates. Autumn's first weeks can be great for beach gowers and for more inexpensive accommodation.
WHEN NOT TO GO TO CORPUS CHRISTI AND MUSTANG ISLAND
Summer and Spring Break aren't a good option for anyone who wants low hotel prices and low-crowded places.
In the winter months, many people from the Northern States migrate to Corpus Christi region to avoid the cold weather northern states (golf, surf, bird watching and fishing are popular winter activities) but if you want to fully enjoy the Texan sea and beach life, avoid winter (air and sea-water temperatures will be too low).
HOTELS AND FLIGHTS TO CORPUS CHRISTI AND MUSTANG ISLAND
There are plenty of hotels, in all ranges, in Corpus Christi (the offer is more restricted in Mustang Island).
Airports: Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (20 miles north of Houston), Houston Hobby Airport and Corpus Christi International Airport.
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