Monthly Archives: February 2016

U.S.S Lexington Museum

U.S.S Lexington Museum One of the most popular attractions in Corpus Christi will make up your next stop on the itinerary, the historically rich and U.S. Navy military-fueled USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. [caption id="attachment_30399" align="alignright" width="400"] Credit CCCVB[/caption] This Essex-class aircraft carrier was built during WWII for the United States Navy and today…
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Texas State Aquarium

Texas State Aquarium [caption id="attachment_30421" align="alignright" width="425"] Credit CCCVB[/caption] Welcome to the Texas State Aquarium, the non-profit state marine life education and conservation center that was founded in 1990 and takes up a scenic six acres of Shoreline Boulevard, right off the bay! This aquarium is dedicated to promoting environmental conservation and rehabilitation of wildlife of…
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Snoopy’s Pier

Snoopy’s Pier When it comes to the Texas culinary scene the world is your oyster (pun intended) as you make the tough choice between trying authentic Tex Mex, famous Texas-style BBQ, some of the hottest bakeries, and a huge gourmet food truck scene. This is the state where everything is bigger, like the tacos, oysters,…
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Old Indian Meeting House

The oldest Native American church in the eastern United States and also the oldest church in Cape Cod, the Old Indian Meeting House is an important historical landmark. Built in 1684, the church was constructed on the site of an even older Native American meeting house from 1670. Utilized as a Christian Church by the…
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South Cape Beach State Park

Located in Mashpee, South Cape Beach State Park is a lovely natural attraction with plenty in store for adventurous student groups. Enjoy swimming along the mile long, white sand beach or take advantage of the hiking trails complete with boardwalks and scenic views. There are also options for boating, fishing, and learning programs through the park…
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Woods Hole Science Aquarium

Educational, fascinating, and better yet, free, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium is a must-see stop on any Cape Cod trip! Though it is a small, public aquarium, there are roughly 140 marine animal species being cared for in this beautiful facility. Take part in the adventure of the seas with a tour through this wonderful…
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Corpus Christi Beach Time

[caption id="attachment_30396" align="alignright" width="425"] Credit CCCVB[/caption] Corpus Christi Beach Time There are so many absolutely amazing beachfront spots in Corpus Christi, it’s honestly pretty hard to choose which one you want to spend your day at! The Padre Island Seawall Beach allows guests to walk and jog comfortably; Padre Island National Seashore provides the best…
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Budgeting Portland

Beautiful, scenic, scrumptious, and weird are but a few words to describe Portland, Oregon. Strange attractions and festivals meld perfectly with the stunning landscape of the Pacific Northwest, where the lush green of the mountains and forests blend into the cool tranquility of the valleys and river's edge. There's plenty to see and do in…
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Osprey Cruises

Osprey Cruises Have a glorious South Padre Island weekend adventure with a sunset or midday eco-cruise with Osprey Cruises! This Padre Boulevard company provides an introduction and overview of the ecology of Laguna Madre through a fun interactive cruise, placing a special emphasis on wildlife in the area. This professionally narrated cruise will give your group…
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Sea Turtle Inc

Sea Turtle Inc [caption id="attachment_30395" align="alignright" width="425"] Credit CCCVB[/caption] The Sea Turtle Rescue Center is owned and operated by the conservation company Sea Turtle, Inc. This establishment was created in 1977 by Ila Fox Loetscher, better known as the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island." The mission of this enterprise is to "rescue, rehabilitate, and…
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