Explore Beaches near the Country Inn & Suites
At the Country Inn & Suites, you’ll have access to all of Corpus Christi’s chief attractions. Whether you’re headed to the area’s sandy beaches or touring its maritime museums, you’ll return to comfort and quality service. You can browse and buy from national stores or local boutiques, such as Moore Plaza and La Palmera Mall, both popular shopping spots
an easy walk from the hotel. Make memories with your whole family at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and the Texas State Aquarium. Ferret out some American history with a visit to the Selena Museum or the USS Lexington Museum. Hoping to glean a few fishing tips from the locals? Head over to Bob Hall Pier.
Pay a visit to these local attractions:
- Moore Plaza (adjacent to hotel parking lot)
When you need to pop out for a quick shopping run, Moore Plaza is next to the hotel and includes your favorite stores like Target, PetSmart, Sam’s Club and Old Navy.
- La Palmera Mall (across the street)
La Palmera Mall is home to 130-plus retail and restaurant options located in more than one million square feet.
Phone: +1 (361) 991-5718
- South Texas Botanical Gardens (4.7 miles)
Where else can you find a Children’s Garden, an Orchid House with more than 2,000 orchids, a Sensory Garden and a Hummingbird Garden in 180 acres of paradise? Just minutes from the hotel, the South Texas Botanical Gardens offer something to engage every visitor.
Phone: +1 (361) 852-2100
- The Selena Museum (9.5 miles)
Founded by the family of the famous Mexican-American singer-songwriter, the Selena Museum is becoming one of the top tourist attractions in Texas. Take a look at the life of Selena through exhibits that include her stage outfits, awards and even her red Porsche.
Phone: +1 (361) 289-9013
- American Bank Center (9.9 miles)
Situated in the heart of Corpus Christ, the American Bank Center houses a 10,000-seat arena, the Selena Auditorium and a large convention center. As the area’s “premier event center,” the complex hosts a wide range of expos, conferences, sporting events and concerts throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (361) 826-4700
- USS Lexington Museum (11.6 miles)
A record-setting carrier that served from the World War II era until she was decommissioned in 1991, The USS Lexington is now home to an interactive museum, where visitors can explore the history of the carrier.
Phone: +1 (361) 888-4873
- Texas State Aquarium (11.8 miles)
The Texas State Aquarium contains 12 exhibit areas like Dolphin Bay and Islands of Steel, which explores wildlife native to the Gulf of Mexico. Your whole family can enjoy the museum through the touch pools and splash park.
Phone: +1 (361) 881-1200
- North Padre Island Beach (15 miles)
Explore the more than 65 miles of shoreline on North Padre Island Beach and the many reasons it’s one of the area’s most popular beaches.
- Bob Hall Pier (15.7 miles)
Head over to North Padre Island to find the 1,200’ long Bob Hall Pier. Buy some tackle and bait and join the local fishers at one of their favorite spots.
Phone: +1 (361) 949-8558
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