in Corpus Christi, TX
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.
Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
317 N Fulton Beach Rd
Rockport, TX 78382 Directions
Discover the history of the Fulton Mansion. This mansion was home to the prominent Fulton family in the late 1800s, and upon visiting the home you'll see that it has been restored to its original finery. The home was one of the first in the area to have modern conveniences like indoor plumbing and central gas lighting. Explore various rooms of the house and stroll through the beautiful gardens on the grounds of this historic site.
Heritage Park & Cultural Center
1581 N Chaparral St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 Directions
Stroll through meandering pathways that connect 12 Victorian homes at the Heritage Park & Cultural Center. Visit the 100-year-old Galván House, the national award-winning center that provides a variety of cultural programs throughout the year, and is also the site of outdoor festivals, concerts and other activities you will want to see.
Originally, the area was known as 'Irishtown,' until severe damage from the Hurricane of 1919 swept away most of the homes from the area. The enclave of relocated houses tells the story of many well-known families who helped build and steer the city.
Take a self-guided tour and look inside the homes during operating hours of the non-profits that occupy them. Guided tours are also available during the week.
2205 Highway 141 W
Kingsville, TX 78364 Directions
Tour one of the largest ranches in the world today, the renown King Ranch, now covers 825,000 acres—more land than the state of Rhode Island.
Tours showcase the inner workings of cattle handling, along with the property's historically significant buildings.
This is the ranch the 80s TV show "Dallas" was modeled after. Although you won't find JR, you'll find plenty of history on the King family, who created the empire.
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