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With more than restaurants in Corpus Christi, visitors have a multitude of dining options, many with oceanside views. The recently completed Velocity Games is an annual event known as the top windsurfing event in the country. From fabulous architecture and museums to a wealth of outdoor activities and amusements, Galveston offers something for visitors of all ages.
Island Transit maintains seven ADA-accessible bus routes with service to the most popular attractions. A popular trolley service is due to being restored after it was damaged by a hurricane. Many of the best overnight accommodations can be found right on the beaches of Galveston.
Bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals and RV parks are also available. There are hundreds of dining choices in Galveston, ranging from cheap eats to upscale.
Galveston offers a variety of outdoor activities like horseback riding, whale watching and sport fishing, as well as interesting museums and one of the most popular amusement parks in Texas — Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark.
About half way between Houston and Galveston, Kemah is best known as home to one of the best family friendly destinations in Texas. Located along the shores of Galveston Bay, Kemah also offers boat cruises, sailing, tours, horse carriages and other attractions.
How To Get Around. No public bus service is available in Kemah, although there is a shuttle service that operates during peak times of the year and taxis. Located in the center of Kemah Boardwalk, the Boardwalk Inn is a fashionable boutique hotel graced with spectacular oceans views and wonderfully appointed rooms and suites. Other excellent places to stay are the Holiday Inn and Kemah Escape.
Kemah Boardwalk is the main attraction with special events held all year with upcoming events such as special Fourth of July celebration, a summer concert series held on Thursday nights and a Craft Beer Festival. Less than a an hour drive from Corpus Christi, the small community of Port Aransas, offers more than 30 restaurants and even more options for overnight accommodations. The Port Aransas Shuttl e also operates daily with stops for several popular attractions on the mile long barrier island.
Many affordable hotels can be found at Port Aransas along with beach rentals, cottages and f ree camping and RV parking on the beach for up to three days. Dining options at Port Aransas range from cheap eats to upscale. Port Aransas features 6. Located just 25 miles from Corpus Christi, South Padre requires a section all by itself. South Padre Island offers a free shuttle known as The Wave.
The convenient service runs every thirty minutes and makes stops at several notable spots in town, including city hall, the lighthouse, Schlitterbahn Water Park and the visitors center. Despite a population of under 3,, South Padre Island offers a variety of lodging, dining and shopping choices and several attractions Where To Stay. Accommodations range from budget to moderate. More than 80 budget to moderately priced restaurants can be found in South Padre Island.
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