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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Great stay!

    "We loved our stay here this past week! Very comfortable and perfect for our family. Loved the location. Very clean. Will be back!"
    Guest: GBA Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 13, 2014
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  • AWESOME TRIP

    "The trip was incredible! The unfortunate part is now my family wants to own something in the same building. It was everything and more that was presented. We will be back."
    Guest: Stan W. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 12, 2014
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  • Beautiful View

    "This is a darling condo in a great location. However I wish this was pointed out in the other reviews and that's why I am: If you are a late sleeper or on an earlier time zone the master bedroom is very bright very early. But if you love to play golf early this is the best spot. Please also note there is no TV in master bedroom."
    Guest: Helena Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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  • Perfect getaway family vacation beach house

    "Loved our stay at this cozy house! Perfect for our family of 6 that went & stayed an entire week. Literally steps from the beach & we left our canopy & chairs on the beach every night & it was never bothered with. We had friends who were staying further out of town & came over one night for a party & they loved this house better than the one they had rented. It is peaceful & quiet because you are a few miles outside of town, but it is worth the 5 minutes it takes you to get to the seawall. We used the outdoor shower more than we used the indoor showers! It was exhilarating! The big bedroom has a full/queen size bed, closet & dresser drawer. I rearranged some of the bedding that was in the dresser & was able to use 2 drawers for our clothes. The other bedroom has 2 twin beds, closet & dresser drawer. My kids put their clothes in the dresser as well. In the big open room between the bedrooms are 4 twin beds that we sat on to hang out. There is a small living room area with a loveseat, TV & large built in bookcases full of books. I love the fact that the kitchen has 2 big windows to see the water as you cook & the dining room is right off the kitchen. It truly is a perfect "Beach House" with their beach motif. The very last day I made a phone call to the owner about the air conditioner filters needed to be replaced (family is in the business so it's something we look at) and he had someone call me back to get dimensions because they were on their way to replace them. I believe that is service! The big deck was wonderful & in the late afternoon & evening, it is shaded so that makes it nice to sit out & watch the sunset. The smaller deck up top was a great feeding spot for the pelicans. Every morning the kids wanted to go up there & feed them crackers, bread & any leftovers from the day before. They had a blast doing that! We will be back. Great experience for our first time to a beach & first time renting a house."
    Guest: Lana C. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 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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