Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont–Port Arthur metropolitan area of the U.S. state of Texas. A small, uninhabited portion extends into Orange County. It is 90 mi east of Houston. The largest oil refinery in the United States, the Motiva Refinery is located in Port Arthur.
Points of Interest in Port Arthur, TX
Museum of the Gulf Coast
The Museum of the Gulf Coast, located in Port Arthur, Texas, specializes in Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast history. Its most notable exhibits are a gallery of Robert Rauschenberg’s artworks and a Music Hall of Fame honoring performers from the region; featured in the latter are artifacts of Janis Joplin’s youth.
Queen of Peace Shrine
This Hoa-Binh (Area of Peace), featuring beautiful gardens and statue of the Virgin Mary three times life size, was built by parishioners of the Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church in gratitude for their welcome to Port Arthur. Hours: Daily, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Admission: Free.
How far is Port Arthur from Houston?
There are 86.14 miles from Port Arthur to Houston in west direction and 90 miles (144.84 kilometers) by car, following the I-10 route.
Port Arthur and Houston are 1 hour 32 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .
How far is Port Arthur from Beaumont?
There are 31.47 mi between Port Arthur, TX and Beaumont, TX and there are 36 mi (57.94 kilometers) by road.
It would take 50 minutes to go from Port Arthur, TX to Beaumont, TX.
How far is Port Arthur from Bridge City?
There are 10.95 miles from Port Arthur to Bridge City in northeast direction and 11 miles (17.70 kilometers) by car, following the TX 87 route.
Port Arthur and Bridge City are 14 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop .
How far is Port Arthur from Groves?
There are 4.58 miles from Port Arthur to Groves in northeast direction and 7 miles (11.27 kilometers) by car, following the TX 73 route.
Port Arthur and Groves are 8 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop .