Big Beau On our way from New Orleans to Galveston, we’ll be stopping for a quick pic with Big Beau. This 135-foot alligator welcomes visitors to Beaumont, Texas. Located on the grounds of Gator Country, we’ll be making a stop there to wade with baby alligators (yikes).
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
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
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center (Orange)- If you're in the area, these beautiful botanical gardens are a must-see. View a variety of different plant life in the gardens, and you can even take a bayou boat tour and see turtles, birds, and other animals native to the area.