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Recent Galveston reviews

  • College Reunion at the beach

    "The Bungalow by the Beach was perfect for our quiet little three couple college reunion. We had one couple that has a 1 year old and they kept commenting on how great the layout of the house was. Lamar was great about letting us arrive a little early and leave a little late as we had flight schedules to work around for the weekend. The only thing was the kitchen wasn't fully stocked - we had to buy a colander and a cutting board along with a large mixing bowl, even with bringing a lot of our own equipment from the one person that lived in Texas. But that's from a big cook - so it likely won't be an issue for most people. Other than that the weekend was fantastic! The house was a quick walk to the beach, even with a stroller, and centrally located to just about everything - including church on Sunday morning (both Episcopal and Catholic) and the grocery store, restaurants etc. Our group is already talking about going back. We had a blast even though it was overcast - and we spent the majority of our time in the house!"
    Guest: Hollis Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
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  • Relaxing with a Great View

    "The property is very inviting with a grand beach house entrance. Our condo was ready for us and had everything we needed: kitchen, pool, beautiful view, washer/dryer, outdoor dining overlooking the ocean, and plenty of space to sleep. The reservation process was simple and the owner even kept us up to date on resort happenings prior to our visit. This is a perfect spot for families with children that want an easy place to get to the beach and spend many hours in the pool."
    Guest: Midwest with Children Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
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  • Didn't want to leave!

    "This is our 3rd year to stay at Palisade Palms and this condo was by far the BEST we have rented!! There was plenty of room for 2 families to enjoy their relaxing stay and the kitchen was fully stocked so we could make most of our meals there. We spent most of our time on the balcony when we weren't at the pool or beach. I highly recommend staying in this condo."
    Guest: Emily Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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  • Beautiful condo

    "We rented this unit for the second time and just love staying there. The condo is decorated great and the views are awesome. Rasmia and Larry are very accommodating and we will most definitely rent there again. Elevators were also down but the management sent three men over to carry our luggage up and two men to carry it down when we left. It's a great place to stay whether you have kids or just adults."
    Guest: Kim Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 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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