Things to Do

Things to Do at Beacon Hill Bed & Breakfast

Topping the list of activities are the Kemah Boardwalk restaurants and amusement park,   Space Center Houston, dinner cruises, Galveston Moody Gardens, the Historic Strand, Galveston beaches, waterfront activities, fish houses, water sports and restaurants in walking distance from Beacon Hill Bed and Breakfast.

photo-of-kemah-boardwalk

Johnson Space Center       Moody-Gardens-34684

Must See Stargazing

 

  • October 16Full Moon, Supermoon. The Moon will be at its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than usual.
  • October 21, 22Orionids Meteor Shower. The Orionids is an average shower producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. The shower runs annually from October 2 to November 7. It peaks this year on the night of October 21 and the morning of October 22.  Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Orion, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
  • November 4, 5Taurids Meteor Shower. The Taurids is a long-running minor meteor shower producing only about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is unusual in that it consists of two separate streams. The shower runs annually from September 7 to December 10. It peaks this year on the the night of November 4. Best viewing will be just after midnight from a dark location far away from city lights. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Taurus, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
  • November 14Full Moon, Supermoon.  This phase occurs at 13:52 UTC.
  • November 17, 18Leonids Meteor Shower. The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. The shower runs annually from November 6-30. It peaks this year on the night of the 17th and morning of the 18th. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Leo, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
  • December 11Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation. The planet Mercury reaches greatest eastern elongation of 20.8 degrees from the Sun. This is the best time to view Mercury since it will be at its highest point above the horizon in the evening sky. Look for the planet low in the western sky just after sunset.
  • December 13, 14Geminids Meteor Shower. The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. The shower runs annually from December 7-17. It peaks this year on the night of the 13th and morning of the 14th. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Gemini, but can appear anywhere in the sky.
  • December 14Full Moon, Supermoon.  The Moon will be at its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than usual.
  • December 21, 22Ursids Meteor Shower. The Ursids is a minor meteor shower producing about 5-10 meteors per hour.  It peaks this year on the the night of the 21st and morning of the 22nd. The second quarter moon will block many of the fainter meteors. Best viewing will be just after midnight from a dark location far away from city lights. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Ursa Minor, but can appear anywhere in the sky.

BIRDING is always an event in and around Seabrook.  We regularly have Brown Pelicans, Ospreys, Great Blue Herons, Green Herons, Laughing Gulls, various Terns, Northern Mocking Birds, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Little Blue Herons, Yellow-crowned Herons, Black-crowned Night Herons, Yellow-rumped Warblers, American Coots, Eastern Screech Owls and more on the property at Beacon Hill.  For the last several years, during the months of February or March we are treated to the sight of a Black Swan on Clear Lake.

Seabrook is on the Clear Lake Loop of the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail and has four designated spots along Toddville Road.

Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail

Just for fun, check out the Pelican Path Project in Seabrook.  You will find several of these within minutes of Beacon Hill Bed and Breakfast.Pelican Project

 Come stay with us and enjoy one of the dinner cruises available just minutes from                                                               Beacon Hill B&B.

 

 

 

 

For more information or to request availability, 281-326-7643, or email : info@visitbeaconhill.com.

 

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