The King Ranch really impacted ranching worldwide not just in Texas. If you like birding and wildlife you'll want to allow time for extra tours. A nice outing for everyone.
A short-day trip from Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley or San Antonio,...
A short-day trip from Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley or San Antonio, this 825,000-acre ranch is a privately owned National Historic Landmark and offers daily tours on its' Santa Gertrudis division. The King Ranch Museum and Saddle Shop are separate locations in downtown Kingsville. Visitors can watch a video on the history and current operations of the Ranch, as well as explore the butterfly/birding garden on the grounds of the King Ranch Visitor Center.
King Ranch Visitor Center is open seven days a week and closed on most holidays. You can practice roping on the grounds, check out our historic chuck wagon, picnic, and bird watch, or check out the store and exhibits inside.
Free coffee always!