Jefferson Day Trips

Weekend Getaways, Road Trips and Day Trips Near Jefferson

Jefferson, at one time, was known as the River port to the Southwest. Goods were shipped from the Port of New Orleans to Jefferson during the 1800's. The story of Jefferson is a pageant of Texas history portrayed by remarkable characters-Harriet and Robert Potter, steamboat entrepreneurs, railroad tycoons, Jay Gould, Diamond Bessie, Vernon Dalhart, and loyal townspeople who sought to restore the golden era of the state's leading river port. Still today, stately homes from the mid-1800's, antique shops, museums, steam train, Big Cypress Bayou reminisce days of long ago though not forgotten. A t | Read More About Jefferson