Visit Port Arthur, Texas

Come taste our Cajun flavor, lose yourself in our dramatic Port Arthur history, and absorb all the natural beauty that the city of Port Arthur has to share. Here 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. So, come see why Port Arthur is a city of true character, pride and overwhelming fun. You will be glad that you did.
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Joplin exhibit an Austin Chronicle Day Trip

Day Trips: Janis Joplin’s Porsche in Port Arthur Museum of Gulf Coast wants the Lord to buy them a Porsche   Gerald E. McLeod, Day Trips, The Austin Chronicle, took a trip to Port Arthur. Here’s the story:     Janis Joplin’s 1965... read more

Suffient for Lifesaving

Life at sea is as perilous as it is adventurous. Museum of the Gulf Coast will feature “Sufficient for Lifesaving,” a temporary exhibit that looks at the evolution of devices from the Lifesaving Service, and later the U.S. Coast Guard. The exhibit will be from Nov. 14... read more

Name the Gator

He’s a big, toothy, guy. Green. Clocked in at about 1,000 pounds. He needs a name. Museum of the Gulf Coast is presenting a Name the Gator contest for the grinning gator who greets guests as one of the first exhibits. Children are especially drawn to him as the star... read more


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Wanted to take a moment and thank you for helping put together a fantastic trip for the Young Texans. Everyone had some much fun that it is hard to say where they had the most fun. Thank you for all your hard work and we look forward to bringing another group or two to Port Arthur!


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