Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
6900 Memorial Boulevard
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone: (409) 722-9120
Fax: (409) 722-9125
The history of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Shrine can be traced back to 1927 when it was built by father Marcelino Ruiz from Mexico. Earlier this Church was built for the Mexican-Americans of the region, and now supports and welcomes people of all nationalities.
Located behind the Port Arthur Public Library, this monument was built by the Port Arthur American Italian Club. This wall is dedicated to the immigrants who fought for making of the state and has their words “We who follow, dedicate this immigrants Wall of Honor to those who led us to a new country, a new life, and a new beginning.” inscribed over it.
Situated on the 9th Avenue, Queen of Peace Shrine is known for housing multiple beautiful gardens. This place is popularly called as Hoah-Binh, meaning area of peace, and features a magnificent statue of Mother Mary.
Chua Buu Mon is a Buddhist temple located at the Procter Street. This temple holds services in both, Vietnamese and English languages for the growing Buddhist population of the region. Popular for celebrating various festivals, especially the famous Lotus festival, also known as Vesak. The Vesak festival falls in the month of June, when thousands of visitors visit the temple to witness its beautiful water gardens and more.
The history of the Eddingston Court and Conch Shell Wall dates back to 1929 when it was built. Captain Ambrose Eddingston, a mariner and a businessman set his foot in the construction industry with this project. The Conch Shell wall was designed by the Mexican-born sculptor, San Antonio Rodriquez. This 98 feet concrete wall is adorned with the shells from Cayman Islands which was the birthplace of Eddingston.
Built in 1906, Rose Hill Manor was home to the Port Arthur Mayor Rome Hatch Woodworth and is also known as Woodworth Manor. This beautiful house was used for residential purposes of the Woodworth family till the late 1940s. This manor is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest structures in the region boasting of the Colonial architecture.
Visit the beautiful Victorian house, White Haven, which is known for its magnificent Southern Greek Revival architecture. This house provides guided tours and is known for exhibiting furnishings from the historic period of 1700s and 1800s. Witness the spectacular Persian candelabra along with other vintage furnishings as you visit the White Haven.
Built in 1900, Pompeiian Villa boasts of the beautiful classic revival architecture. This beautiful villa was built as a winter home to the popular business man Isaac Ellwood and has seen many other famous owners like James Hopkins and George M. Craig. This villa is open for guided tours and is available as a rental space for special events.
Pleasure Island is a human creation and stretches 18.5 miles (29.7729 kilometers). This island is famous for its fishing and sailing activities and is known for its scenic beauty. Pleasure Island houses different bird species and has many camping, golfing and hiking facilities.
As the name suggests, Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park is a tribute to the brave servicemen and mariners who served the country during the World War I, World War II, Vietnam War, Korea and Peace Time. This park features 10,000 names of such brave heroes and has a 50-feet tall Tower of Honor. The other displays include M60A3 Tank, UH1 Huey Helicopter, F4-D Phantom Jet and many other artifacts from the war times.
The Port Arthur-Orange Bridge, more commonly known as the Rainbow bridge connects the city of Port Arthur to Bridge City in Texas. This cantilever bridge was constructed between 1936 to 1938 and was built high enough for really tall ships to pass under it. This bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Spindletop is a salt dome which has existed since Jurassic times. The top was formed from a water soluble mineral element called louann salt. Millions of years later, in the year 2010, the dome struck oil and now produces more than 100,000 barrels of oil everyday. Come and ponder this wonder of nature which has existed from the time of the dinosaurs.