East Texas Trip Planner
Welcome to East Texas!
East Texas is a picturesque part of the state that welcomes visitors year round with a number of accommodations, restaurants, shops and other services. Outdoor activities figure prominently in this region of Texas, with guests able to get into the fresh air and experience vistas unlike any in the rest of the country. Tyler is a popular East Texas destination and offers a variety of attractions such as the Caldwell Zoo, which features over 2,000 animals from all over the world. Further south is Beaumont, a town that boasts a culture that is a mix of Louisiana’s Cajun roots and big-as-life Texas attitude. Beaumont offers a vast selection entertaining attractions, museums and festivals including the Fire Museum of Texas, home the world’s largest fire hydrant. Port Arthur is a shipping center located in the southeastern part of the state that welcomes travelers with the annual Mardi Gras celebrations that take place in February each year.
Current & Upcoming Events [ View All ]
Looking for something to do in East Texas? Check out these current and upcoming events. If you know of an event that is not listed in the travel guide, please feel free to add an event listing (it's free).
- Mineola May Days
May 03 to May 04 » Mineola, TX
May 09 to May 10 » Longview, TX
- 25th Annual Texas Blueberry Festival
Jun 13 to Jun 14 » Nacogdoches, TX
- Annual PRCA Stampede Rodeo
TBA » Athens, TX
- Winnsboro Spring Festival
TBA » Winnsboro, TX
- Funky Junk Round Up
TBA » Tyler
- Winnsboro Wild West Days
Nov 15 to Nov 16 » Winnsboro, TX