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5 Stops to Make in Beaumont, Texas

There's a lot to see and do with kids in Beaumont, Texas. Here are five top picks when you have time to explore Beaumont with the kids.

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Tyrrell Historical Library - Beaumont, Texas. Originally built as Beaumont's First Baptist Church, the building now serves as a genealogical library of Beaumont and all of Southeast Texas. It is prime example of Henry Hobson Richardson's Romanesque Revival architecture. #architecture

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12 Summer Destinations Near Beaumont, Texas

Cross the MLK bridge to Pleasure Island for fishing, birding and boating fun in Port Arthur, Texas.

Crockett Street Entertainment District - Beaumont, Texas. Originally constructed for stores, restaurants & offices, these brick & stucco structures have been beautifully restored & still display decorative cornices, window hoods & transom windows indicative of the early 1900s. Historic Names: George Wilson Building, Littleton Building, Millard Building, and Dixie Hotel (famous 1950s brothel). Today, these building serve as a hub for downtown nightlife.#architecture

Beaumont Botanical Gardens

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LORENZA EZELL, Beaumont, Texas, Negro, was born in 1850 on the plantation of Ned Lipscomb, in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Lorenza is above the average in intelligence and remembers many incidents of slavery and Reconstruction days. He came to Brenham, Texas, in 1882, and several years later moved to Beaumont, where he lives in a little shack almost hidden by vines and trees.

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The McFaddin-Ward House Museum in Beaumont, TX. All original furniture displayed. The informative tours offer a rare, behind-the-scenes look at Southern living and how the Southeast Texas area developed.

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