City of Port Arthur's Tourism and Visitors Site
Visit Port Arthur is your guide to the abundant culture, birding and beaching, as well as fantastic Port Arthur hotels, restaurants and entertainment. Lake Sabine and the Gulf of Mexico coast connect to our city. We have all the water you could ever want, within minutes. Our beaches are surrounded by nothing but nature, for miles and miles. We have fishing holes for fresh and salt water anglers and Mardi Gras is always a catch away. Come taste … [Continue Reading...]
Soaring bridges spanning scenic waterways lead to outdoor adventure filled with birding, fishing and wildlife. Port Arthur unites land and sea in Southeast Texas, where our motto is “laissez les bons temps rouler.” That translates to “let the good times roll,” and it’s our attitude for welcoming tourists to the shores of Lake Sabine.
Port Arthur offers wetlands and Gulf beaches, salt and fresh water fishing and a comfortable year-round climate that is perfect to enjoy Sea Rim State Park, a completely natural beach. Experience our strong Cajun and other cultural influences through cuisine and music.
Catch the excitement at Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas, Zachary Breaux Jazz Festival and the Buu Mon Lotus and Bamboo Festival. Museum of the Gulf Coast’s Jurassic to Joplin experience includes a replica of Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche and tributes to The Big Bopper, Jimmy Johnson, Robert Rauschenberg. Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and Queen of Peace Shrine & Gardens highlight our faith trail.
Add your energy to Port Arthur – where Texas hospitality meets Cajun charm!
We’re passionate about our Sea Rim and this year it needs extra love on the state’s beach clean-up day, Ben Herman, park superintendent, said. … [Read More...]
Polish artist Iwona Jankowski considers horses free souls. She says she feels a connection when she looks into their trusting eyes. Her … [Read More...]
We celebrate what put us on the map. CavOILcade is a Port Arthur festival designed to honor the area's oil industry. It began in 1953 when Port … [Read More...]