Hampton Inn Corpus Christi / Portland
Travel Blogs from Portland
... to say, it played a key role during the latter part of WWII in the Pacific. Eventually, this ship was decommissioned in 1991 and is now here in Corpus Christi as a National Monument.
This western side of the Gulf is a much busier place than we earlier thought. It has tourism of course, but what we noticed the most is the huge amount of OIL production throughout the area. There are so many oil rigs out in the ocean; I counted 14 from our walk on the beach. ...
... so we had to walk for a bit. We passed by an area where they were flying kites of all shapes and sizes. Julian just wanted to play in the sand so Robin promised him he could after we looked at some of the sculptures. Pretty soon we entered the area where all the vendors and amateur sculptors were. They had an area set up where anyone could learn how to sculpt. Julian and Tyler had a good time trying to build something and they ...
So OK go ahead and ask me what we've been doing today. Are you ready for the answer?
Actually, not too much. The day started normally, weather nice, not too windy, mostly clear with some clouds rolling in later in the afternoon. We ate, ate, and ate some more!!
First eating occurred at breakfast time, of course, but not too much breakfast because we were going out for the Red ...
Today is the first official day of STR Rally. But first things first.
This morning I thought I would sleep in so when I woke up at 7:30, I stayed in bed and dozed until my internal alarm screamed at me to get out of bed, it was 8:30ish. So I got out of bed and started my day (of course Bob already had started his day). Anyway, after breakfast we decided to take a trip ...
... look and look, they were just all there!!! last place we were at, Randi decided to get a new binoculars and now this one is a new camera!!! i'm all in for the new purchases . we will definitely come back to south padre island and port aransas if only for the birding! but the beaches aren't too shabby either! oh, and dog friendly, both places.
we spent a day checking out mustang island state park and padre national seahore. another day we went to the north ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking