Kayaking in Beaumont

Insider's Guide

Plan Your Meeting at Spindletop

On January 10, 1901, the city of Beaumont solidified its place in history when the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop erupted, kicking off the Texas oil boom. The first major oil discovery in the United States, the gusher blew over 150 feet high for nine days at an estimated rate of 80,000 to 100,000…

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Spindletop's 119th Anniversary Celebration

Beaumont got its big start more than 150 years ago when the area became a center for cattle raisers and farmers. It was named after Mary Dewburleigh Barlace Warren Beaumont, the wife of businessman Henry Millard. Beaumont officially became a town on December 16, 1838 and became an important lumber…

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Top 10 Instagrammable Beaumont Locations

When visiting Beaumont there is no shortage of Insta-worthy locations to get the perfect picture. Whether art, nature or history is your thing, you are going to find the perfect spot for a fantastic picture. Experience Beaumont and document it along the way! Frida, Mermaid and Dragonfly Murals…

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Quirky Beaumont Finds

From a 24-foot fire hydrant to the Muffler Man and of course the world famous Spindletop… there are quite a few quirky and fun things in our great city! Beaumont is home to some really cool items you…

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