Situated on the beautiful Corpus Christi Bay and the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi, Texas offers ample opportunities to get outside and stretch your legs. Make sure to pack your activity tracker and favorite walking shoes for your next vacation to the Coastal Bend and check out these top spots to get 10,000 steps.
What: Take a stroll through Heritage Park and explore some of the oldest homes in Corpus Christi. Stop by the Visitor Information Center to pick up your complimentary walking tour map.
Number of Steps: 1,250
Corpus Christi Downtown Seawall (Mirador de la Flor to Cole Park)
What: Arguably the most scenic stroll of them all, the Downtown Seawall is a must see while visiting Corpus Christi. Start your walk at the Selena Memorial, otherwise known as Mirador de la Flor, and make your way along the Corpus Christi Bay to Cole Park. Make sure to stop and take a selfie or two along the way.
Number of Steps: 7,500
What: Step out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and into the pathways of the Oso Bay Wetlands. Explore this natural oasis one the winding trails that lead to an overlook of the Oso Bay. Make sure to stop in the Learning Center before or after your nature-walk.
Number of Steps: 4,200
What: No trip to Padre Island is complete unless you walk out over the Gulf of Mexico and watch the local fishermen reel in their catch from Bob Hall Pier. This lighted fishing pier stretches 1,240 feet over the water and offers simply breathtaking views.
Number of Steps: 1,000
What: Early risers, rejoice! Take a walk along the Corpus Christi Beachwalk as the sun rises over Corpus Christi Bay and start your day on the right foot. This easy 1.5 mile boardwalk offers a relatively flat path to get your activity tracker going.
Number of Steps: 6,300
photo courtesy of Alan Albin
What: Whether you’re a first time bridge walker or an old pro, there’s nothing like walking over the Harbor Bridge to start your day. Join a few hundred of your closest friends and make the 3.42 mile trek over Corpus Christi Ship Channel on the first Sunday following the first Friday of every month.
Number of Steps: 7,250