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Get All the Scary Details About Texas’ Haunted History on These Ghost Tours

October 5, 2023 | By Amanda Ogle

As we creep into spooky season, and haunted houses and general scary-ment are in full swing, it’s time for us to reflect on all the real hauntings that have happened across our vast state.

Shark Week Swims Into Texas Early

July 12, 2023 | By Meadow Chase

Sip Local Brews Near the Beach at These Port Aransas Pubs

October 26, 2022 | By Melissa Gaskill

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

June 30, 2022 | By Gabino Iglesias

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

June 17, 2022 | By Natalia Gonzalez Blanco Serrano

Coming out of two long years of canceled events and public gatherings due to the pandemic, people all around Texas are getting back on the party saddle.

A Corpus Christi Distiller Has Made a Near-Perfect Chartreuse Dupe

November 24, 2021 | By Ruvani de Silva

Riding the Waves and Coming of Age in Corpus Christi

October 28, 2021 | By Joe Hagan

Bigger Is Better for Ashley Kidd, 5-Time World Champion Wakesurfer

May 27, 2021 | By Pam LeBlanc

Growing up in Corpus Christi, Ashley Kidd splashed through waves on a boogie board and told her mom that one day she’d become a real surfer.

How the Founder of H-E-B Set Out to Bring Tennis to Everyone

March 18, 2021 | By Sarah Thurmond

It’s a sunny afternoon in Kerrville, and a group of about half a dozen teenage boys and girls stand near the baseline of a tennis court at the H-E-B Tennis Center, located off State Highway 16.

Corpus Christi’s First Hispanic Police Officer and His 1936 Buick Roadmaster

January 28, 2021 | By Traces of Texas

A 1939 Photograph Captures Fishermen on a Corpus Christi Pier

May 28, 2020 | By Traces of Texas

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

June 11, 2019 | By Heather Brand

Kent Ullberg’s bronze sculptures dot the landscape across Texas—a giant bison in Corpus Christi, a cougar on the hunt in San Antonio, and eagles with outspread wings in Houston and College Station.

5 Craft Breweries to Visit in Corpus Christi

May 23, 2019 | By Phil West

Craft beer fans might be pleasantly surprised by what awaits them in Corpus Christi: A trio of breweries opened within the past five years, and a couple of restaurants have recently started their own brewing operations. The result is adventuresome brews in a city more accustomed to mass-produced, beach-ready 12-packs. These days, when it comes to sipping in style, Corpus has you covered.

Ullberg’s Oversized Wildlife Sculptures Wow at Retrospective Exhibit in Corpus Christi

May 13, 2019 | By Jesse Sublett III

Size matters—not only in the jungle but in the civilized world and the medium of wildlife sculpture—a truth amply manifested by sculptor Kent Ullberg’s new exhibition at the Art Museum of South Texas in Corpus Christi.

6 Texas-Size Eating Challenges

December 21, 2018 | By Laurel Miller   Illustrations by: Shaw Nielsen

Texans are never ones to back down from a challenge—even so, these six food competitions from across
the state are pretty daunting. From 4.5-pound steaks to 20-scoop sundaes, Texas has enough gut-busting contests to keep competitive eaters and curious, hungry folks satisfied—or potentially sent into a food coma.
Consider the following restaurants and festivals worthy of a detour the next time you’re feeling a bit peckish.

Where to Stay in Corpus Christi

October 4, 2018 | By

Looking Back at The Best Texas Snow Photos

December 11, 2017 | By

With a slight chance of snow flurries in the Texas forecast this week, we decided to look back at photos from last December’s snowstorm.

Carving in Corpus

May 12, 2017 | By Dan Gentile

If you’d like to meet a friendly Texas surfer, park a two-wheel drive vehicle along the shore of Packery Channel between North Padre and Mustang islands.

Oceans of Fun

May 11, 2017 | By Dan Oko

On the deck of the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, on a bright afternoon this spring, a group of school kids in matching red polo shirts pressed their noses against the glass to spy river otters playing in the artificial stream that courses through Otter Creek.

Tubes O’ Fun

June 20, 2016 | By Heather Brand

When I first visited Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels as a teenager in the mid-1980s, the waterpark was just a few years old.

Play Ball

April 15, 2016 | By John Lumpkin

From a perch beyond the left-field fence, the mid-summer scene unfolds like a real-life Field of Dreams.

Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Collection of Cheech Marin

September 10, 2015 | By

As half of the stoner-comedy duo Cheech and Chong, Cheech Marin made his name lampooning bourgeois conventions.

The City Insider

August 17, 2015 | By

Writers for Texas Highways cover a lot of ground. With more than a quarter-million square miles and some 3,000 communities in play (including six of the country’s most populated cities), we’ve got our work cut out for us.

Urban Scapes

August 14, 2015 | By Melissa Gaskill

Get out of the office. Flee that marathon meeting. Park your car. Exit the laundry room.

Escape the Heat and Love the Nightlife

July 16, 2015 | By E. Dan Klepper

We love the night illuminated, whether by the strobe of fireflies or the dazzle of Ferris wheels, and we are drawn to light’s embrace whenever it glimmers in the darkness like an invitation to dance. We may not be much good at the moves, but it beats standing alone in a dark corner tapping our feet.

Hello Beach!

May 13, 2015 | By Robb Walsh

After years of visiting Texas beaches whenever I could, this spring I made the leap and moved my family to Galveston.

Scenic Route: Harbor Bridge

April 13, 2015 | By

To find more information, visit the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau website,

Fiesta de la Flor

March 10, 2015 | By

Luminaries of Latin and Tejano music will take the stage April 17-18 in Corpus Christi for Fiesta de la Flor, a tribute to the late hometown star Selena Quintanilla Perez.

Selena Celebrated

January 30, 2015 | By

Luminaries of Latin and Tejano music will take the stage in Corpus Christi this April in tribute to the late, great Selena. 

Daytripper: Corpus Christi

May 21, 2014 | By Chet Garner

There’s no denying that Corpus Christi is one of the most beloved destinations in Texas, and for good reason. However, among the well-known  ways to pass a day on the bay, Corpus Christi is packed with plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path surprises.

Texas Top 40 Travel Destinations

December 3, 2013 | By


Last fall, we asked Texas Highways readers to share their favorite places in the state for our Texas Top-40 Travel Destinations.

Ship Shape

June 15, 2010 | By Charles Lohrmann

Corpus Christi’s Naval Station Ingleside will take on the appearance of an historic port of call as four tall sailing ships hailing from four countries in the Western Hemisphere arrive in early July.

Corpus Christi and Me

June 1, 2009 | By Kathryn Jones

Three beguiling bottlenose dolphins —D.J., Shadow and Kai—reign as the undisputed stars of the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi.

Corpus Christi’s Buccaneer Days Turns 71

March 12, 2009 | By Lori Moffatt

How many pirates can fit into corpus  Christi’s Buccaneer Stadium? Consider this: Some 23,000 football fans reportedly squeezed in for a hotly contested playoff game a decade ago—but no one was wearing high-seas haberdashery or carrying a cutlass.

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