Tours and Attractions

Things to do in and around Jefferson Texas. On any given day Jefferson Texas in the heart of the Piney Woods has so much to offer visitors, guests and locals a like, it is hard to pick just one.

Stern Fountain in JeffersonHere is a list of all Jefferson Texas tours and attractions. Visit our Attractions Members Page. We have plenty of historic buildings, in fact we have over 70 Historical Markers scattered around town.

From train rides, horse drawn carriage rides, riverboat rides, kayak or canoe rental and even golf cart rentals in Jefferson Texas, Caddo Lake and Lake O the Pines you will find many historic things to do.

For the shopper in you we have more antique shops than any other town in the Piney Woods. Plus so many great new boutique shops have opened up in the past few years, you will be delighted with the array of items they have to offer. Take a look at our Shopping Page

Please view the whole page to see all the fantastic places, people and stories we love to share with our guests. While you are planning your trip be sure to plan for a day or two at least. So while in the planning stages be sure to visit our Lodging Members to make your reservations and ENJOY your visit to Jefferson!

Tours and Rides

HOUSE OF THE SEASONS HISTORIC HOME TOUR
409 S. Alley
Daily @ 11:00 am  ($10.00 per person) *By appointment*
(903) 665-8000  www.houseoftheseasons.com

SINGLETON’S VIRGINIA CROSS HISTORIC HOME TOUR
401 Soda St.
Saturdays @ 1:00 pm  ($7.00 per person)
Call for additional dates & times
(903) 665-3938 or (214) 725-6232 www.virginiacross.com 

HISTORIC TOURS OF JEFFERSON
217 W Lafayette Street
Enjoy an 1-hour scenic tour of the downtown historical district area & cemetery
Call for appointment or tickets: 903-665-0359

EXCELSIOR HOUSE HOTEL & JAY GOULD RAILCAR TOUR
211 W. Austin
For tickets and tour times call:  (903) 665-2513

HISTORIC JEFFERSON RAILWAY
Visit their website for details on pricing, events and times
www.JeffersonRailway.com
400 E. Austin Jefferson, TX 75657
866-398-2038, 903-665-6400, 903-742-2041
info@JeffersonRailway.com

ROY’S RAILS & RIDES
Golf cart rentals. Enjoy Jefferson in a whole new light driving the historic streets at a leasurely pace.
Call for pricing and availability
602 N. Polk St Jefferson, TX 75657
roysrails@att.net
http://roys-rails-and-rides.business.site/
903-665-9900 – 214-418-7620 – 903-742-9449

LONE STAR CARRIAGE COMPANY
Historic Tours, Romantic Rides, Weddings, Special Events, & School Field Trips!
222. W Austin St Jefferson, TX 75657
Call for pricing and reservations.
903-926-8216

RIVERBEND OUTFITTERS, LLC
Kayak/Canoe Rentals with Shuttle Service & Guided Tours
We offer customized suggestions and advice, delivery and shuttle
service if required, and guided tours upon request.
2019 FM 726, Jefferson, TX 75657
kristi@riverbendoutfitters.com
903-625-9100
www.riverbendoutfitters.com

MADE IN THE SHADE
Now offering Canoe and Kayak Rentals
for the Big Cypress Bayou
118 E. Henderson  Jefferson, TX 75657
https://www.facebook.com/madeintheshadejefferson/
903-665-8966

BAYOU BOAT TOURS
Hours:  10:00 am, 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm  *Call for Reservations
Adults: $10.00, Children under 12: $5.00
200 Bayou, Jefferson, TX
(903) 665-2222 www.jeffersonbayoutours.com

BIG CYPRESS TOURS of CADDO LAKE
Michael Landrum
Shady Glade Marina  at 449 Cypress Dr.Uncertain, Texas 75661
903-570-3319  http://bigcypresstours.com/

OLE’ JIGGER’S CADDO LAKE ADVENTURES
Lake Tours & Guided Fishing Trips on Caddo Lake
198 W. Sesame St., Karnack, TX
Call to book your next adventure
(903)930-6778   olejiggercaddolakeadventures.com

CADDO LAKE BAYOU TOURS
Tours of Caddo Lake. Available 7 days a week. Guided fishing tours.
903-570-2169  www.CaddoLakeBayouTours.com

RIVER RAT CUSTOM GUIDE SERVICE
Fishing guide lake tours customized to your needs
309-613-0511