Beaumont, Texas is a city full of history, culture, and outdoor fun. One of the top attractions in Beaumont is the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum. This museum covers the history of oil and brings to life the events of "The Lucas Gusher" in 1901, when oil was first discovered near Beaumont. The Cattail Marsh Scenic Wetlands & Boardwalk is another popular attraction in Beaumont. Here visitors can enjoy a relaxing afternoon walking through this beautiful wetland area and learn about the local wildlife and plants native to the area. For those who want to learn more about local legends, a visit to The Babe Zaharias Foundation should be on your list. This museum honors legendary golfing champion and native Texan Babe Didrikson Zaharias who earned two gold medals for track & field at the 1932 Olympics.
For those looking for an unusual sight in Beaumont, look no further than World’s Largest Working Fire Hydrant! This hydrant has been declared a Historical Landmark and provides both locals and visitors with photo opportunities unlike any other. If you're looking for something educational then make sure to check out Edison Museum! Not only does it honor inventor Thomas Edison but also his accomplishments with electricity are brought to life within its walls. Visitors can also explore St Anthony Cathedral Basilica which offers breathtaking architecture as well as Colorado Canyon which features stunning views while hiking or biking. Finally visitors should check out Tyrrell Park which offers plenty of recreational activities such as fishing, bird watching, camping, and picnics.
Beaumont has so much to offer that everyone will find something to love! Whether it's learning about the past at one of its many museums or enjoying some outdoor recreation there is something here for everyone! So book your stay now at Heritage Inn and start exploring all that Beaumont has to offer!