Econo Lodge & Suites
4500 Highway 73
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone: (409) 962-4500
Fax: (409) 962-2298
Full-service marina, dry dock,
Set upon rocks from Mount Tepayac, Mexico City, where the Virgin first appeared to Juan Diego, this 17 foot high bronze statue, sculpted by artists Miguel Angel Macias and Douglas Clark, is known to be a sacred place. The back wall of the shrine features stained glass windows depicting various symbols related to Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Called the "Hoa-Binh" which means area of peace, this unique venue features beautiful gardens and a statue of Mary built by parishioners of Queen of Vietnam Martyr's Catholic Church.
State park commemorating Texas' most significant Civil War battle; boat ramp and camping facilities at park.
One of the oldest landmarks in the city, the colonial-style mansion Rose Hill Manor is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Tours are available by appointment.
Originally built as a New England Colonial style mansion, its owners would later change the structure of this magnificent house to a Southern Greek Revival style with such features as large verandahs, wide porches, and magnificent columns. Inside the house you'll find candelabras from the Shah of Persia, early pieces of Wedgewood china, and a French made screen from the collection of Empress Carlotta of Mexico. This restored home is owned by Lamar State College.
Built by the barbed wire king, Isaac Ellwood, Pompeiian Villa is an authentic replica of a Pompeiian home, circa 74 AD. This 10 room cottage was built around a traditional Roman peristyle.
The first Dutch counsel in Port Arthur built this magnificent Dutch Colonial home that features three fireplaces that share one central chimney, original furnishings, and priceless antiques. This restored home is owned by Lamar State College.
The Port Arthur-Orange Bridge, more commonly known as the Rainbow bridge connects the city of Port Arthur to Bridge City in Texas. This cantilever bridge was constructed in 1936 and was built high enough for the USS Patoka, one of the tallest ship in the US Navy to be able to pass from under it. The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Some of the best birding sites in the area can be found at this 454 acre wildlife park that includes a fishing pond, playgrounds, picnic sites, nature trails, and an amphitheater. Primitive camping is available.
Magnificent ten acre garden that features a unique foliage of vivid colors, as well as walking trails and scenic ponds with duck and geese. Guided tours are available. The Warren Loose Conservatory is also located on site.
A reconstructed oil boomtown reminiscent of the one that appeared overnight following the discovery of the Spindletop Oil Fields in 1901, this site is a National Historic Landmark and features a 58 foot granite monument to the Lucas Gusher.