Corpus Christi, Texas Ė The Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Corpus Christiís own Texas State Aquarium has been voted as the #2 Aquarium in North America in a USA Today Readerís Choice poll.

Nominees were carefully selected by an expert panel and then voted on by readers during a 4-week contest, making the win a true honor for the Texas State Aquarium. A complete list of the results can be found at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-aquarium/.

The Aquarium is scheduled to break ground later this year on an all-new $50 million expansion that will double the size of the facility and feature many new exciting and interactive exhibits for guests. The Texas State Aquarium remains a top attraction for the Corpus Christi area and is consistently regarded as one of the top attractions within Texas by visitors to the state.