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Explore history, tradition and the rich culture of Beaumont with amazing museums and things to do that you won't find anywhere else! Top 10 list of Beaumont's visitor attract…
 

Dining

Dining

The culinary landscape of Beaumont is packed with bold taste. From the spice of Tex-Mex dishes to the flavor of slow-cooked Texas BBQ to the zest of Cajun cooking, the local cuisine is a food lover's treat. more »

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Wander through blooming botanical gardens.


Botanical Gardens

See the tamer side of nature at Beaumont and surrounding cities' beautiful botanical gardens. The Beaumont Botanical Gardens is a public garden located within Tyrrell Park, which includes the Warren Loose Conservatory - the second largest in a public garden in Texas. Explore the theme gardens showcasing camellias, modern and antique roses, bromeliads and native plants connected by a paved walkway offering plenty of benches to sit and relax.

Find your inner peace among the lotuses and water lilies at the Buu Mon Buddhist Temple & Lotus Garden in Port Arthur. The Buddhist also grow several varieties of bamboo, banana and citrus trees. The gardens are the focus of the free annual Lotus Garden & Bamboo Festival held in June. Private tours are available through the rest of the growing season, so be sure to call for an appointment.

For a certified "Green" experience, Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center in Orange is a perfect place to enjoy gardens bursting with fragrance and color. Its unique wetland ecosystem offers sanctuary to plants and animals in a Platinum-Level LEED Certified atmosphere.


 

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Beaumont Botanical Gardens & Warren Loose Conservatory

Beaumont Botanical Gardens & Warren Loose Conservatory

6088 Babe Zaharias Drive
Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: (409) 842-3135
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Beaumont Botanical Gardens is a 23 acre garden of ever-changing beauty located within the 500 acres of Tyrrell Park. It is also home to the Bert and Jack Binks Horticultural Center and the Warren ...more

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Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

2111 W. Park Ave
Orange, TX 77630
Phone: (409) 670-9113
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Since the publication of the book Lost Horizon in 1933, the term “Shangri La” has represented a place of beauty, peace and enlightenment. In Orange, Texas, a modern Shangri La has been recreated with ...more

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Buu Mon Buddhist Temple & Lotus Garden

Buu Mon Buddhist Temple & Lotus Garden

2701 Proctor Street
Port Arthur, TX 77640
Phone: (409) 982-9319
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The Buu Mon Buddhist Temple was established in 1980 in Beaumont—from which it takes its name. The temple, dedicated Aug. 15, 1987, is a four-tiered pagoda tower symbolizing tenets of Buddhism and ...more

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Shopping

Shopping

Beaumont offers a cache of shopping choices. From vintage to vogue, you'll find everything in our eclectic mix of shops. MORE »

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Elizabeth Eddins
Director of Tourism

Our trail maps help you explore Beaumont by foot, on a bike, or even in a canoe.