Take that runner’s high to the top at the Pleasure Island Bridge Half Marathon in Port Arthur, Texas. On November 4, this steep challenge takes runners 138 feet above the Sabine-Neches canal for that can’t-be-beat high. This year, the run honors the volunteer spirit and selflessness of southeast Texans as they recover from Hurricane Harvey’s floods. “The area running community pitched in to help those in need, and that character personifies strength in the volunteer spirit," said Richard James…Continue Reading
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Cajun flavor, dramatic history and natural beauty come together in Port Arthur. Set on the shores of Sabine Lake—a 90,000-acre salt water estuary on the Texas-Louisiana border—Port Arthur is known for its outdoor offerings, cuisine and culture.
For more information about Port Arthur, including dining, accommodations and events, log on to VisitPortArthurTX.com.
Five miles of natural beach meet marsh at Sea Rim State Park. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, south of Port Arthur, the park allows visitors to swim and stroll the Gambusia Nature Trail on the park’s Gulf side, then paddle marsh unit trails just across the way. It’s the perfect summer destination for birders, families and campers who want to enjoy the beauty of the coast. Visitors will hear the tempting waves of the Gulf of Mexico before they view it. The first glimpses come from the high West…Continue Reading