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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Perfect!

    "We enjoyed our stay. Stocked perfectly and perfect size for the 4 of us (2 adults and 2 children). Cool AC, kitchen stocked with the perfect cooking utensils, and plenty of towels and blankets. Would highly recommend and hope to return one day!"
    Guest: Nicole E. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Shabby Chic Beach Getaway!

    "Our family of four just returned from a relaxing stay at this Pirates Beach gem. The home is beautifully furnished with great pieces that evoke both comfort and elegance. As mentioned in other reviews, the kitchen is well stocked with all you need (coffee and tea pot, plenty of cookware, dishes, basic spices, etc.) Plus, the location is unbeatable. You are less than a block from the beach. Yea! Restaurants, grocery stores, and shops are all a short drive away. There are smaller, Mom and Pop stores closer to Pirates Beach but the major strip along Seawall is about 15 minutes north. And when the heat was too much, we enjoyed the game and movie selection for a little indoor family fun. Thanks for a great vacation! We'll be back..."
    Guest: Cristy C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 27, 2014
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  • Very Nice!

    "Great condo overlooking an awesome tropical pool area. Beautifully furnished and clean. We will definately stay here again."
    Guest: Moni Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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  • Family Getaway

    "I think that this rental was the only one that could provide enough space and places to sleep for our family for such a great price. The kids loved the loft and felt like they had their own bedroom. The kitchen was well-equipped and made it easy for us to prepare some of our meals instead of always going out to eat. I was disappointed that free wifi was not included with this rental, I didn't realize that when the listing stated "wifi" that it simply meant it was available, not that it was free. There is clearly a wireless router in the master bedroom, it would add value to the rental if the owner were to set up a guest password so that renters could use it. The shower curtain needs replaced- it was really annoying that the rings tried to come off the curtain rod anytime you use the shower curtain. The handle on the sliding glass door was broken and a lamp had some broken parts when we arrived, but these things didn't bother us. Don't forget to bring your own paper products and trash bags because you won't find any when you arrive! The stairs to the third level are also a bit of a climb for little kids and grandparents. Overall, we enjoyed our stay at this property and felt that it was a good value. We enjoyed swimming at the condominium pool and when the tide was low on the beach we were able to walk across the street and look for sea shells."
    Guest: SpecialK Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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Galveston Travel Tips

Galveston, a Texas coastal city on an island just southeast of Houston, is an excellent vacation spot for families, history lovers and those looking for a little rest and relaxation on the beach.

Family Fun

Moody Gardens

This stronghold of education and family fun is a mainstay on any trip to Galveston. Its main attractions are three giant glass pyramids. A towering Aquarium Pyramid with exhibits related to geographic areas like the South Atlantic, which hosts a penguin encounter, and the Caribbean - home to thousands of vibrant tropical fish. Head to the Rainforest Pyramid to see funky-looking free-to-roam saki monkeys and macaws, or see special science exhibits at the Discovery Pyramid.

After you’ve soaked up plenty of knowledge, see a 4-D film at the Special FX Theater, immerse yourself in an interactive film at the Ridefilm Theater, or head outdoors to bask in the sun on the Palm Beach lazy river and water rides.

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

The perfectly named Pleasure Pier is Galveston’s boardwalk, complete with rides, games and excellent dining options. Fearless big kids will love the Iron Shark roller coaster and Pirate’s Plunge, tiny tots will love the carousel and everyone can take part in old-fashioned carnival games. Head to Fish Tales or Bubba Gump’s for family-friendly dining.

Galveston Island State Park

This excellent 2000-acre state park is about a 25-minute drive from the city of Galveston. Come here to enjoy the quiet, sandy white beaches. Rare birds are frequent visitors here, because the Galveston Island is a unique, undeveloped barrier island habitat, so keep your eyes peeled for interesting species as you take a walk through on the salt marsh and prairie trails in the northern part of the park.

For the History Buff

Galveston is home to many excellent historical sites, several of which are located in the famous Strand Historic District, which encompasses the area between 20th and 25th streets near the harbor.

Historic Homes

Though the inside isn’t open to the public, if you’re an architecture buff, visit the brick mansion, Ashton Villa, located at the corner of 23rd and May Streets in the historic district and built in 1859. Take a tour of the lavish, castle-like Victorian mansion, Bishop’s Palace, built of stone and steel in 1892 and located on Broadway Street. You’ll also want to consider seeing the Samuel May Williams historic house, which was built in 1839 for its namesake and is the second-oldest home in Galveston

Ships, Trains and Planes

Galveston is also abundant in military and transportation history. Visit Sea Wolf Park at the very tip of Pelican Island to see two ships with military history: the Cavalla and USS Stewart. The Cavalla is a decorated WWII submarine that serves as memorial to the USS Seawolf, which sunk during WWII. The USS Stewart also served during WWII and is one of only three destroyer escorts in the world.

For an amazing experience, visit Pier 21 to take a ride on the fully-functioning tall ship Elissa, built in 1877.

You can also visit the Galveston Railroad Museum, located in the historic district at 25th and Strand streets. Kids are bound to love this excellent museum as well. Aside from some pretty cool locomotives, it features some fun statues sitting on old train station benches for a perfect photo opportunity. The Lone Star Flight Museum, adjacent to Galveston’s Scholes International Airport, is another great option with several impressive old planes both indoors and out.

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