Close your eyes and you can almost hear the sound
of the whistle as the steamboats pull into port.
When you visit Jefferson, TX, you take a journey back through time to a bustling 19th century riverpor, an era of prosperity and wealth, of petticoats and parasols, of Southern grace and romance. Today's Jefferson is reminiscent of its heyday, with antique shops lining the original brick streets, horse-drawn carriage tours, even a trip on a steam paddle boat.
History enthusiasts come to Jefferson for an authentic experience, to walk among well-preserved buildings and tour the beautiful, Greek-revival homes, touch the artifacts and see the museums, and maybe hear a ghost story or two. Couples come to unwind, unplug and reconnect in the Bed & Breakfast Capital of East Texas.
Whatever you come for, you'll find it and more in Jefferson, Texas.