Beaumont Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Beaumont

  • 1. Crystal Beach

    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...

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  • 2. Downtown

    The magnificent Jefferson Theater was designed by famed architect Emile Weil and was built in 1927. Only the best materials were used and the construction cost 1 million dollars. The grand opening on...

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  • 3. Boomtown Lake

    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...

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  • 4. Spindletop

    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...

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  • 6. Beaumont and Jefferson County

    Beaumont is a city of over 118,000 (pretty much unchanged since 2000) located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and US Highways90, 69, 96 and 287 in the Gulf...

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  • 7. Swing Out Civic Club -great place to 2 step

    Club located at 3859 Stagg Dr. easy to get to directly across the street from a shopping strip called Gateway. Only open 2 nights a week Tuesday and Friday...

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  • 8. Sundew Trail

    The Preserve consists of nine land units and six water corridors encompassing more than 97,000 acres. It has 4 of the 5 kinds of carnivorous plants in the US....

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  • 9. Visitor's Center for Big Thicket National Preserve

    We got to the Visitor's Center about one. We went through the exhibits (photos 2, 3, and 5) and then the attendant showed us a 10 minute video tape (the film...

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  • 10. McFaddin-Ward House

    This unique and well kept example of "Beaux-Arts Colonial" style architecture was built in 1905/6. In 1907, prosperous locals W. P. H. and Ida Caldwell McFaddin...

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  • 11. Drive tour of Historic District

    Beaumont's history goes back nearly a century. Together with that and the affluence brought on by the industrial oil booms, there are some magnificent homes and...

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  • 12. First Baptist Church / Tyrrell Public Library

    While this building definitely looks like a church, with spires and stained glass windows along the naves, it also mysteriously resembles a medieval...

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  • 13. World's Largest (3rd) Fire Hydrant

    When this hydrant was built, it was the world's largest. Built in 1999 as a promotion by Disney for the re-release of '101 Dalmatians', this hydrant is spotted...

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  • 14. Fire Museum of Texas

    Located in a historical Firehouse dating back to 1927, Beaumont's museum was opened in 1986. It is endorsed by the Texas State Firemen and Fire Marshals as...

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  • 15. Southern Architecture

    Beaumont is a great place to see some typical Southern architecture. The city retains a small town atmosphere and style.

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