The driving distance from Houston, Texas to Corpus Christi, Texas is:

223 miles / 359 km

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Driving distance from Houston, TX to Corpus Christi, TX

The total driving distance from Houston, TX to Corpus Christi, TX is 223 miles or 359 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Houston, Texas. It ends in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Located on the South Texas Gulf Coast, Corpus Christi is known as the "Birdest City in America." There are more than 215 species of birds and plenty of birding hotspots in the area. Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge, Blucher Park, Hazel Bazemore Park and South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center are recommended spots to see nature at its best in Texas.

Corpus Christi bayfront beaches provide plenty of activities for locals and visitors. If you are looking for sandy beaches to relax, head over to Whitecap Beach. Or to the calm waters of McGee Beach. McGee Beach is located close to the city and is suitable for families with children. For surfing, wakeboarding and kiteboarding, head over to J.P. Luby Surf Park/North Packery Beach.

The Padre Island National Seashore is the longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world. According to NPS, each year the park invites visitors to attend 15 to 25 of the releases of hatchlings cared on the island. Releases begin at about 6:30-6:45 am. Check NPS website for details.

Corpus Christi is the largest coastal city in Texas. Visit the Texas Surf Museum and discover the surfing culture in Texas.

Houston, Texas

City: Houston
State: Texas
Country: United States
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Corpus Christi, Texas

City: Corpus Christi
State: Texas
Country: United States
Category: cities

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