By Summer Brons
Corpus Christi
Texas
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A longtime favored destination of Texas residents and tourists alike, Corpus Christi offers excitement and relaxation in a historic coastal setting. Excellent year-round weather and an abundance of activities make this city a perfect choice for an affordable vacation. EscapeWizard.com encourages you to book your Texas getaway with us!

Fly directly into the city with service to Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP). You can reserve your flight using EscapeWizard.com by clicking (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) to utilize our great low rates on airfare. Be sure to check us out for hotels, too. Just click (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to browse available Corpus Christi accommodations.

With an average 255 sunny days a year, the city is an ideal locale to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico. EscapeWizard.com particularly recommends visiting McGee Beach and Corpus Christi Beach, as they received recognition as winners of the 2010 Best Restored Beach Award by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. Aside from simply lying on the sand and basking in the rays, water sports are quite popular here. Go swimming, fishing, surfing, sailing; just about anything you can think to do on the water, you can probably find the opportunity for it in Corpus Christi. Activities on dry land include a skate park, golf, tennis, running, bicycling, and even bird watching.

EscapeWizard.com urges you save time for exploring the great museums that Corpus Christi has to offer. Stop by the Museum of Science and History, the Heritage Park and Cultural Center, and certainly don’t miss a tour of the USS Lexington. The Texas State Aquarium is located here in the city as well, participating in conservation and wildlife rehabilitation in addition to entertaining, educational exhibits. Finally, admire the Padre Island National Seashore, the world’s longest remaining undeveloped barrier island, encompassing 133,000 acres.

After an exciting day of recreation or sightseeing, refuel with a delicious bite to eat at one of the city’s excellent restaurants. It goes without saying that Corpus Christi is not only a seafood lover’s paradise, but a great place for authentic Tex-Mex, too. Unwind during a nice dinner overlooking sparkling waters before you hit the town for a taste of the nightlife. EscapeWizard.com knows Corpus Christi doesn’t close its doors just because the sun goes down. With a variety of bars, billiard halls and nightclubs throughout downtown, you’re sure to find a favorite watering hole no matter your preference.

Enjoy a little shopping during your vacation? EscapeWizard.com assures you that Corpus Christi can satisfy your retail therapy needs quite aptly. South Padre Island Drive is the main shopping hotspot with two malls, La Palmera and Sunrise Mall, but other shopping venues and local boutiques can be found throughout the city and downtown area. Secure the perfect souvenir, or bargain hunt for your favorite everyday items; Corpus Christi has a little something for everyone.

For a memorable vacation with ample sunshine and an endless selection of things to do, consider a trip to Corpus Christi, Texas. With warm waters, historic attractions and fantastic food, you’re sure to find plenty to love about coastal Texas. Book your travels with EscapeWizard.com today!
Hotels in Corpus Christi
By Dan Rechtschaf​fen
Homewood Suites by Hilton Corpus Christi
5201 Crosstown, Corpus Christi, TX
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The Homeward Suites by Hilton are a perfect selection for anyone visiting Corpus Christi, Texas.  Located only 9 miles from Corpus Christi International Airport, the Homeward Suites are centrally located and easily accessible by taxi.  Check-in and check-out are at 4 p.m. and 12 p.m., respectively, and pets are welcome if you choose to bring them along.  There is an on-site restaurant which offers breakfast, happy hour, and dinner services, but a variety of dining options are also located within walking distance.

Guests have the option of regular or more accessible suites for handicapped individuals.  King and Queen Suites have included a fully equipped kitchen and the option of one or two bedrooms, with both King and Queen size beds available.  Studios are also available, but all rooms include complimentary internet access, a full-size refrigerator, and a flat-screen television with premium cable access.  Washing machines are included in all of the larger suites and a free grocery shopping service is also available.

The hotel has an onsite pool as well as a well-stocked fitness center.  All the best of what Corpus Christi has to offer is located within a short distance from the hotel, and guests can enjoy a variety of nearby off-site locations, such as, the Texas State Aquarium, the Art Museum of South Texas, sports stadiums, and a number of shopping malls.  The reception of Homeward Suites is happy to help you in choosing an option perfect for you and in assisting with transportation.

The Homeward Suites by Hilton is a perfect hotel for first-time and veteran travelers to Corpus Christi.  Just follow the link and let EscapeWizard.com assist you in what could turn out to be the vacation of a lifetime (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Corpus Christi
By Shaina Amienyi
Holiday Inn
5549 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX
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The Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Airport Hotel is in a great location close to the beach, the airport, and downtown. You do not have to venture far from the hotel if you want explore places like the USS Lexington, Harbor Playhouse, or Museum of Science and History. Guests are sure to enjoy this family-friendly hotel. Check-in and checkout times are 3pm and 12pm, and porters are on hand to help guests with their bags.

The hotel’s 237 guest rooms feature a contemporary design and 37-inch LCD televisions in every room. Guests can choose rooms with either a king bed or double beds. Standard rooms include a coffee and tea maker while Executive Club rooms and suites also come with a microwave and mini-fridge.

Hosting business events at the Holiday Inn is easy. There is 11,000 square feet of conference space available for use. The hotel's friendly, helpful staff is there to help make sure events run smoothly. The hotel provides catering services and audio/visual support. Business guests can also make use of the 24-hour business center, which offers faxing, printing, copying, a personal computer, and more.

When guests get hungry, they can visit the lobby where the Atrium Cafe is situated. The restaurant serves delicious American food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Children accompanied by parents eat for free at the restaurant. If they do not want to go down to the lobby, guests can opt to order room service anytime between 6am and 10pm. The hotel also offers a lounge where guests can indulge in beer, wine, and cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere.

Aside from the dining areas and business center, the hotel facilities include an indoor pool, spa whirlpool, and fitness center. The fitness center is located next to the pool and open from 5am to midnight. The healthy facility provides snacks, soda, cold water, and clean hand towels. In the fitness room there is a stationary bike, an elliptical glider, a universal gym, and two treadmills with the option of an incline.

The Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Airport is an excellent option for both leisure and business guests. The hotel is close to Corpus Christi International Airport (CRP) and offers a complimentary airport shuttle. To book your stay at this hotel, follow the link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to EscapeWizard.com.
Hotels in Corpus Christi
By Shaina Amienyi
Staybridge Suites
5201 Oakhurst Drive, Corpus Christi, TX
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Guests at the Staybridge Suites Corpus Christi Hotel will experience top notch amenities and service. The Staybridge Suites staff speaks English, Hindi, and Spanish. Check-in is at 3pm and checkout is at noon, but late checkout is available. Guests at this hotel will enjoy being a short drive from major attractions, such as the beach, Texas State Aquarium, and La Palmera shopping center. Hotel parking is provided for registered guests.

The hotel’s 84 suites come with almost everything guests want for a comfortable, enjoyable stay. Guests can rent videos to watch on the DVD player or watch premium cable. There is also a stereo and CD player for guests to listen to music. Bathrooms have hampers for dirty clothes in case guests want to use the self-laundry or dry-cleaning facilities. This extended stay hotel provides full kitchens in every room, perfect for long term or periodic visitors. Kitchens are equipped with toasters, microwaves, dishwashers, stoves, refrigerators with icemakers, and more.

Every morning guests can take advantage of the complimentary Hot Deluxe Breakfast, featuring the hotel’s popular Texas shaped waffles. On Tuesday-Thursday evenings, guests are invited to the Sundowner Reception where they will be served a light meal with optional wine and beer. The hotel is within walking distance to several restaurants so guests have plenty of dining options, including room service.

The hotel offers plenty of entertainment and recreation options to keep guests active and having fun. Vacationers can relax in the spa whirlpool, play a pick-up game on the basketball courts, or splash around in the outdoor pool. There are barbeque grills so guests can have a cookout by the pool. Inside the hotel is a state-of-the-art fitness center, complete with free weights, two treadmills, an elliptical, a stationary bike, and a multi-stack gym.

With its excellent amenities and convenient location near attractions, the Staybridge Suites is an ideal option for business and leisure guests who are in Corpus Christi for short or long term. Click on the link to EscapeWizard.com (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to book your stay at the Staybridge Suites.
Hotels in Corpus Christi
By Adam J. Mohney
Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi
5014 Crosstown Expressway, Corpus Christi, TX
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Book Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi on EscapeWizard.com and enjoy all of the comforts of home throughout your stay. Located just five miles from downtown Corpus Christi, Texas, the hotel is also close to many of the area's most popular attractions and shopping. These include local golf courses, the Texas State Aquarium, North Padre Island Beach, the naval air station and the downtown bayfront and marina.

Guests of Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi booking their suites on EscapeWizard.com will appreciate the simple luxury of several in-room appliances. These include a full size refrigerator with an ice maker, a full kitchen, a stove, silverware, toaster, microwave, even a dishwasher and more. This makes eating in your room and relaxing a great budgeting option for travelers who are staying for extended periods of time. Guests will also easily stay connected throughout their stay with the daily newspaper, television with in-room movies and internet browser, free wireless internet access and a telephone with voicemail.

EscapeWizard.com also recommends Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi for its friendly facilities. These include a 24-hour fitness center, where guests can easily keep up with their workout routines. Also on-site is an outdoor pool, great for exercising or relaxing, and barbeque grills for a flavorful homemade dinner experience. Working travelers will also appreciate the hotel's unstaffed business center.

The Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi has a convenience store on location, so guests can easily purchase anything they may have forgotten during their stay or grab a few in-room refreshments and snacks to stock the kitchen with. EscapeWizard.com also recommends dining out and dancing during a night at the Revolution. Located just five miles from the hotel confines, Revolution is a bar and grill with a nightclub that offers live music and a variety of drink specials.

A relaxing vacation in Corpus Christi, Texas is only a few clicks away. With wonderful suites, featuring everything you are used to at home, Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi is a great place to stay for families and travelers looking not to feel alienated by the restrictions of a standard hotel room. Book now Candlewood Suites Corpus Christi on EscapeWizard.com by clicking the following link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).