Days Inn Portland / Corpus Christi
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5200 miles so far.
Down from San Antonio. So glad the traffic wasn't bad going south. Not much between SA and Corpus, just HUGE fields along both sides of I-37, plus a few oil wells, and more windmills (not like west Texas, but quite a few. Drove through Corpus Christi. Very impressed how large and prosperous looking it is. Course, I haven't been here in 25 years, ...
... smiled broadly and said “no, but we had done our research”.
It’s been 10 years now, during which time they had to find suitable land, lay out plans for RV’s and a little eatery and build their home and business from scratch. It truly is a charming little hide-away in the midst of town.
It was Matt that first impressed us about this family and its fascinating business venture. And ...
Took in the film Gravity, OK, dinner at Harrisons on the Bay, stayed till dark to see the Harbor Bridge lights, 2nd tallest bridge in Texas, with over 950 LED lights synchronized with a performance by the Corpus Christi Symphony, pretty cool thing to ...
Lunch today @ Water Street Oyster bar, crab cake burger w/sweet potato fries, yummy! Then onto Texas State Aquarium. Nice place, have been to much better Aquariums. Stopped off at Pauls Seafood Market, Mahi Mahi for dinner, also started stocking the freezer with fresh catch!!
Were able to watch SLU when we got back to the Coach, they are on ...
This whole area is much like the coastlines of Florida were a few decades ago. There's an incredible dichotomy in the area between the haves and the have nots. Behind the green belts that border the main roads you find the extremes of very run down trailer parks as well as palatial summer palaces for wealthy northern Texas summer vacationers. And then, of course, snowbirds from southern Canada and northern ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking