Located just minutes from the majestic shores of the Gulf Coast, Beaumont, Texas, is an excellent vacation destination for families, adventure lovers, and anyone who wants to experience warm southern hospitality. The area is known its range of museums for history buffs, including the Fire Museum of Texas and the Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum. It's also a great place for those who like spending time outdoors, since it's less than an hour's drive from the heart of town to the Gulf of Mexico and its swimmable beaches. Flights to Beaumont land in Jack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT), about 15 minutes from downtown Beaumont. Once you arrive and get settled in town, you can start your explorations by checking out one of the city's best museums—the Texas Energy Museum, where you can learn a lot about one of the area's most important industries: oil!
Transportation from BPT
Beaumont flights end up in BPT—about 20 miles outside the center of town. You can find many Beaumont hotels that are close to the airport, or you can choose to stay in the heart of the city's action. To get into town from the airport, there is a selection of taxi and limo services you can hire to drive you right to your hotel. If you want to have more freedom to explore the area, the airport also offers great deals on rental cars so you can drive for the duration of your stay. If you're flying into Beaumont, one good tip is to arrive hungry—the town is known for its excellent Southern and Cajun restaurants, and you'll be able to find your fill of everything from barbecue beef to boiled crawfish.
Beaumont is a cultural haven, as well as a paradise for nature lovers, with tons of opportunity for fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, and more. Find cheap flights to Beaumont or score great deals on Beaumont packages here on Travelocity—you can save up to $537 when you book a hotel and airfare with us at the same time.