Southeast Texas is a great place to live; Beaumont and the surrounding cities have the warmth and friendliness of small towns and yet offer the advantages of a large city without the traffic. You'll find quality public and private elementary and secondary education. Lamar University and Lamar Institute of Technology offer four and two-year degree plans, as well as masters and doctoral degrees for advanced higher learning.
Our temperate climate affords all sorts of recreational activities. One has the choice of 35 parks to enjoy, numerous golf courses, fresh and saltwater fishing, lakes, rivers, the beach of the Gulf of Mexico, hunting, Village Creek State Park, and the Big Thicket National Preserve.
A major attraction in Beaumont is the Ford Park. Fairs, festivals, rodeos, ice shows, concerts, professional basketball team; much entertainment is offered right here in Beaumont.
After all of this activity you have over 260 restaurants located in the Beaumont area; almost every possible taste can be satisfied from authentic Mexican and Cajun dishes to Sushi or Bar-B-Que. Our Crocket Street Entertainment District also offers fine dining, night clubs, and evening entertainment in the renovated historic buildings of old town Beaumont.
Culture, fine arts, a symphony, dance, and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas offer a touch of class to appease the more culturally refined taste. We're also known as the "Museum Capitol of Texas." These attractions include everything from the world class Texas Energy Museum to the small, unique museums for which the area is known. Because of our proximity to Louisiana, the French "Cajun" culture seasons our food, folkways, and entertainment.
Quality health care is located right here in Beaumont. More than 330 physicians practice in Beaumont using the latest in high-tech equipment and treatment. The city hosts two acute-care hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, numerous outpatient clinics, a bone and joint clinic, and a Veterans Administration clinic.
We are also just an hour from Houston's mega-shopping, renowned medical centers, and entertainment. As you can see, Southeast Texas is a great place to call home, and Coldwell Banker Southern Homes is a great place to begin your search for that new home!
Outlining the east side of Lake Houston with 150 miles of piney forest and open grassland, lie Crosby and Huffman. Once predominately an agricultural area, Crosby and Huffman are satellite communities of Houston - the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area. Within 35 minutes of downtown Houston, one can enjoy a relaxed, hometown atmosphere with all of the cultural, recreational and sports activities and facilities of the city. In addition, state of the art health care at the world renowned Houston Medical Center is located nearby. Crosby and Huffman are truly the best of both worlds - country quiet, city close.'