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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Mardi Gras full of concerts

Plan to catch concerts and a choreographed laser show each night of Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas, Feb. 23-26, in downtown Port Arthur. Graphics, dimensional aerial fans, waves and beam matrix laser effects combine with a musical soundtrack. The Yellowfin Elite... read more

Paddling Port Arthur by kayak

Dave Roberts, owner of, has provided a guest blog on why he loves paddling Port Arthur waters. He is a contributor to “Texas Saltwater Magazine” and “The Local” at Bolivar Peninsula. Thanks, Dave! * * * Without a doubt Texas is one of the most... read more

‘Port Arthur’ in ‘Professional Mariner’

  Port Arthur has a proud maritime history, and made the cover of a recent Professional Mariner magazine. “The Sabine Pilots took delivery of the 53.5-foot Port Arthur, a Chesapeake-class aluminum pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset,... 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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