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Birding the Corpus Christi Area
Playing host both full and part time to many species of seabirds, shorebirds, marsh waders, songbirds, game birds and raptors, South Texas draws thousands of migrants along the Central Flyway. One of the most popular "hot" spots along the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail is Blucher Park, located just across the street from the George Blucher House Bed & Breakfast Inn. A very short walk.

The Art Center of Corpus Christi
A venue for local and area artists with ever changing exhibits. 5 minute drive. 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

South Texas Institute for the Arts
Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Art Museum offers a continuous program of films, lectures, art classes and changing exhibits as well as the Museum's permanent collection. 5 minute drive. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Interactive exhibits ranging from the Smithsonian's "Seeds of Change" commemorating the impact of Christopher Columbus' voyage to science and natural history displays focusing on energy, birds, gems and minerals and shells. 5 minute drive. 1900 N. Chaparral

Asian Cultures Museum & Educational Center
Permanent displays include a 200-year-old five-foot Amida Buddha, pieces of ancient bronzeware, lacquerware, porcelains and fine Hakata figures. 5 minute drive. 1809 N. Chaparral

Heritage Park
Featuring beautifully restored homes from the turn of the century. 5 minute drive. 1700 blk of N. Chaparral

Texas State Aquarium
Living displays which include sharks, endangered sea turtles and river otters are designed to give the sensation of gradually immersing deeper and deeper into Gulf waters. 5-10 minute drive. Corpus Christi Beach

USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
An acclaimed naval aircraft carrier which was decommissioned on November 26, 1991. Visitors have their choice of five tour routes, educational exhibits, restored aircraft, and a collection of historic memorabilia. 5-10 minute drive. Corpus Christi Beach

Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens
290 acre nature area features over 1,000 native plants in display areas, greenhouses, wetlands and along the one-mile "Mesquite Trail" nature walk. An excellent spot for birdwatching with a picnic area, visitor center and gift shop. 20-30 minute drive. 8545 S. Staples

Harbor Playhouse
Since 1925, the oldest continually performing community playhouse in Texas. The theatre group presents about 15 plays annually which include summer melodramas. 5 minute drive. 1800 blk. of N. Chaparral

Corpus Christi Beach
Just over the Harbor Bridge, the Corpus Christi Beach has picnic tables, restrooms and playground equipment. Beautiful stretch of beach with a nice view of Corpus Christi Bay. 5-10 minute drive.

Padre Island National Seashore
This sparkling preserve by the sea embraces 80 miles of white sand and shell beaches, picturesque windswept dunes, wild landscapes of grasslands and warm offshore waters. The National Seashore is one of the longest stretches of primitive, undeveloped ocean beach in the United States. 20-30 minute drive.

Legendary King Ranch
Founded by Captain Richard King, recognized as the birthplace of American ranching industry, the King Ranch now encompasses some 825,000 acres of South Texas land, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island. 45 minute drive. Kingsville, Texas

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George Blucher House
Bed & Breakfast Inn

211 North Carrizo
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401
(361) 884-4884
fax (361) 884-4885
toll free (866) 884-4884

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