Texas with a Little Something Extra

Welcome to Beaumont!

Following the sweep of long-leaf pine and cedar, through the lowland plains and fields, gradually down to the lapping Gulf waters and swampy mystery of the bayous, Beaumont offers a blend of unexpected combinations. On the border of Louisiana but thoroughly Texan, Beaumont embraces both brisket and crawfish, a mix of Texas swagger and Cajun rhythm. Where else will you find an enormous spotted fire hydrant a block from an excellent fine art museum? Or the the biggest captive alligator in Texas sharing the same town as a museum about the history of energy?

It's our great pleasure to welcome you to Beaumont, Texas, also home to astonishing biodiversity and historical significance. Visit sites where American history was made, from the first major oil discovery that changed the world forever, to the most one-sided Confederate victory of the Civil War. Travelers come from long distances to enjoy the area's outdoor opportunities including fishing & hunting, camping, hiking & biking, paddling and other water sports. From bird watching and botanical gardens to swamps and gators, you'll find plenty of things to do inside and outdoors. 

For entertainment, you'll find everything from regional festivals & events to symphony concerts, rodeos to ballet productions. And with classic Cajun cuisine, zesty Texas barbecue and authentic Mexican fare, the restaurants are as spicy as the people who live here.

 

Our Blog

When you want a good meal but don't want to spend a lot, there are more than enough local dining spots that can fit the bill. Some are lunch only; some extend into the wee hours of the morning. Peruse this list for the best places with a variety of options under $10 (before tax). Your craving f...
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, American flags can be seen more than normal around Beaumont. People proudly show off their patriotic pride while donning their red, white and blue in varying shades. Cities and family friendly attractions are finalizing the details for grand cele...
Heads up parents, because this is a deal you don't want to miss out on. Colorado Canyon, along with Crossroads Bowling, Manning's Texas on Wheels, High Ground Airsoft, Games People Play and Spinning Wheels, have teamed up to bring visitors (and locals) an entire summer of money-saving fun with ...
The recent issue of McFaddin-Ward House's Viewpoints features a wonderful article, The Art of Demitasse by Sam Daleo, Jr. The article sheds light on the history and etiquette one would have possibly enjoyed as a dinner guest in the stately McFaddin home on Calder Avenue and the CVB appreciates ...
As school comes to a close, and kids begin to get out for the summer, it's time to start thinking about what memories you'll make this summer. Kids and adults alike can enjoy summer activities in Beaumont. From exploring Southeast Texas with our trail maps to discovering something new...
Every June the Buu Mon Buddhist Temple & Lotus Gardens hosts its Lotus Garden Festival. Visitors enjoy lotus, bamboo and tropical varieties. This year, the festival takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Saturday & Sunday, June 7 and 8. Activities include Buddha's Bi...
We love a good burger. But, we love "the best" burger even more. And, we're proud to announce, that of all the burgers in Texas, you'll find the best here in Beaumont at our very own, Willy Burger. Each season on The Texas Bucket List, twelve to thirteen hamburgers are ...
In May of each year, we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week along with hospitality and travel professionals across the US. Texas has proclaimed May 3-11 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week and is asking all of us to capture and share our favorite things to do with the tag: #...
Hey there Birding committee and friends! We are happy to announce the results of Beaumont's first ever BIG SIT bird count held April 22 at Cattail Marsh. To celebrate Earth Day, Beaumont joined cities across the state by entering a team in the Great Texas Birding Classic. We hos...
Founded by former NASCAR driver and racing analyst Kyle Petty, the Kyle Petty Charity Ride raises funds and awareness for Victory Junction, a camp created to enrich the lives of children with chronic illnesses. This year, Petty will lead more than 200 motorcyclists from Carlsbad, Ca...
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Beaumont

Restaurants
Have an appetite as big as Texas? Beaumont has the restaurants to take on the challenge! More
Family Fun
Beaumont has plenty of family-friendly activities, so bring the gang for fun and adventure. More
Outdoors
If getting closer to nature is what you're looking for, Beaumont is a natural choice. More
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