Texas with a Little Something Extra
Spice up your year with 'Texas Friendly, Bayou Fun' in beautiful Beaumont, Texas. Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavor of Beaumont.
In Beaumont, we're known for "good eating and great times." From exciting Cajun specialties to a heaping platter of smoky Texas BBQ, we're sure you'll find something to help your senses come alive.
And speaking of senses, you can rock out to live music on Crockett Street in historic downtown, plus enjoy top-notch golf, fishing, canoeing, birding and so much more.
Rich in oil heritage, Beaumont offers group friendly attractions along with top-notch accommodations and legendary southern hospitality. Visit the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum where living history re-enactors will take you back to that fateful day January 10, 1901 when the Lucas Gusher exploded hundreds of feet into the Beaumont sky putting Beaumont on the map. The boomtown replica captures the spirit of the Spindletop era with authentically restored clapboard buildings and artifacts.
|Oil Derrick Gusher at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum|
After experiencing a gusher of good times, drive over to Beaumont's Historic Museum District, located in the heart of downtown Beaumont on the Neches River. Discover the beginnings of the Texas oil industry at the Texas Energy Museum where cinematic robots will depict three generations of an oilfield family and tell the colorful story of the petrochemical industry.
Just a block from the Texas Energy Museum, The Fire Museum of Texas is housed in Beaumont's 1927 Fire Department Headquarter Station.
It's the state's official fire museum and houses an expansive collection of vintage firefighting equipment, newspaper clippings and a gift shop. Capture your vacation with snap shots in front of the Original World's Largest Fire Hydrant donated to the museum by Disney; it has Dalmatian spots.
|Gator Country Swamp Tour|
Looking for a different flavor to delight your senses, then visit Beaumont for boutique and antique shopping, colorful festivals, concerts, theatrical performances and great annual events. Year-after-year, visitors return for more swamp cruising, two-stepping good times.
Don't miss out on the culture entertainment and Cajun flavor of Beaumont, Texas.
Visit Beaumont - Texas with a Little Something Extra