- Our list of the best things to do in Jefferson, Texas, features the top 18 nearby activities — including 11 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Jefferson, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Jefferson, TX , followed by 1 popular activity in the nearby city of Longview
Shoppers find a wide range of merchandise at the Jefferson General Store. Some of the items include pralines, candy, hats, caps, jams, jellies, Texas souvenirs, books, toys, and visitors can enjoy a treat from the old-fashioned ice cream fountain.
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Visitors can explore the early history of northeast Texas at the Jefferson Historical Museum. The museum includes Civil War artifacts, Caddo Indian artifacts, implements used by early pioneers, and clothing from early Texans.
Jefferson was nicknamed the 'Riverport to the Southwest' when The House of Four Seasons was built in 1872. The house now serves as a bed and breakfast, can be toured, and often hosts weddings and special events.
Led by a local historian, Historic Ghost Tours of Jefferson takes the visitor on a 1.5-hour walk through the alleys and side streets of Jefferson. Jefferson, Texas, may be the most haunted little town in America.
Visitors can view Atalanta Jay Gould's Railroad Car, even though Jefferson would not allow Gould to run his railroad through the town. The railroad magnate's car has four bedrooms, dining room, kitchen, butler's pantry, lounge, and bathroom.