There are 2 main beaches in the greater Beaumont area. Crystal Beache is a major party destination for locals and is patrolled heavily by cops. There are ferries from Crystal Beach to Galveston. This... more
Spindletop was named such due to the way the trees near the salt hill flared out as if there was an upside down spindle. It was a local playground for a long time, until the industrial explosion... more
The city has experienced a sudden boom, but it stopped shortly, as most of the oil business has moved to Houston. This has frozen the downtown as if it is 1930, and you can see a lot of interesting... more
About 5 minutes East of Beaumont in Vidor is Boomtown Lake. There's a small charge for the day which is probably around $5. Beaumont gets rather hot in the summer, and swimming is a must for everybody... more
Today, Beaumont is a rather nondescript stopping point for most traveling on I-10 through the southeast of Texas. Honestly speaking, there's not much here to interest most people and therefore does......