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texas ecotourism   Explore Beaumont's Riches
Experience all that Beaumont has to offer: a multitude of museums, delightful dining, a vibrant arts scene, fabulous shopping, lively nightlife and awesome outdoor adventures. Here, where Lone Star Pride meets Louisiana zest, Beaumont boasts everything from gators and gumbo to barbecue and honkytonks. Saddle up for fun!




botanical gardens in texas   Spend a day at the Big Thicket National Preserve
Lose yourself in southeast Texas' lush forests and blooming diverse wildlife. Over 100,000 acres, the Big Thicket National Preserve is a paradise for ecotourism and nature enthusiasts. Activities include birding, swimming, canoeing, hiking, fishing and more.




Texas vacation   Cattail Marsh Scenic Wetlands
Cattail Marsh is a wildlife refuge for a variety of aquatic mammals and more than 350 species of birds annually, including: pelicans, egrets, roseate spoonbills, ducks, ibis, doves and red-winged blackbirds. Additionally, 8 miles of gravel trails along the levees offer ideal areas for jogging, hiking, biking, horseback riding, wildlife photography and picnicking along the banks of Hildebrandt Bayou and Willow Marsh Bayou.


 
beaumont vacation   Meet the Great Gusher named Lucas at Spindeltop
The Spindletop gusher spurred the greatest boom in the US and changed Beaumont forever. Visit the Spindeltop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum and relive the past in the reconstructed boomtown.



boating in beaumont   Fire Museum of Texas
The Fire Museum is home to an extensive collection of fire engines and firefighting equipment dating back to 1856. Discover the history of the fire service and the advances in firefighting as you move through the exhibits. Children can dress in fire gear and experience what it is like behind the wheel of a fire truck. Don't forget to snap a picture in front of the world's largest fire hydrant! It's a great addition to your Beaumont vacation itinerary.




boating in beaumont   McFaddin Ward-House
Built in 1907, this palatial Beaux-Arts Colonial style mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is filled with fabulous antiques and lavish furnishings from the McFaddin-Ward family collections.



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