Corpus Christi, Texas Hotels and Travel Guide
Nicknamed The Sparkling City by the Sea, Corpus Christi, Texas, combines a strong economy with a bustling tourist industry. If you’re looking for Corpus Christi, Texas, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Extended Stay Deluxe Corpus Christi Staples
The primary economic drivers for Corpus Christi are tourism, the oil & petrochemicals industry, and the military. Serving all these interests is the Port of Corpus Christi, which is the sixth largest U.S. port and deepest inshore port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Corpus Christi hosts two military facilities, the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. These installations contribute significantly to the local economy by providing 6,200 civilian jobs, making them the single largest employer in the city.
Visitors interested in American naval history should be sure to visit the USS Lexington, a floating museum located a short 13 miles from the Extended Stay Deluxe Corpus Christi – Staples. Film buffs may recognize this grand old ship as part of the set used in the making of the 2000 film, Pearl Harbor.
Corpus Christi is also a great place to see nature, especially at the Hans and Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge located on the western shore of Oso Bay, just four miles from the Extended Stay Deluxe Corpus Christi – Staples hotel.
Another fun nature trip is the 180 acre Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, situated just three miles from the Extended Stay Deluxe. Major collections at the Center include over 3,000 types of orchids and more than 100 plumeria varieties.
If you are planning on golf while in Corpus Christi, the Pharaoh's Golf Club is just four miles from the hotel. This short 18-hole course, just 6,187 yards, offers fun and challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
Whether you are traveling to Corpus Christi for business or fun, a comfortable suite awaits you at the Extended Stay Deluxe Corpus Christi – Staples.