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Recent Galveston reviews

  • pink house

    "this is my favorite place to stay. I love the house, location. very home like feel. I will continue to rent this house every time i visit. the owner always makes me welcome. there is not a better place! EXCELLENT RATING!!!!!"
    Guest: KK Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 26, 2014
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  • Magical & Relaxing get-away

    "My wife, 3.5 yr old daughter and I stayed here for four nights in July. The sun was hot, the sky was clear, and the private beach was wonderful (not crowded; tons of space). We spent hours enjoying the entire experience and getting away from work and responsibillity. The condo was clean, very cute, and extremely comfortable for us. We used the grill, the boogie boards, chairs, and other things found in the storage unit. For four days we didn't have to go more than a mile from our house to get groceries, drinks, or dinner (Nate's was a fun local joint similar to Razzoo's meets Black Eyed Pea). Robert & Ivonne were wonderful hosts giving great advice, keeping up good communication with us, answering questions and offering a wonderful product from beginning to end. We could not be happier about the entire stay, and look forward to visiting next year! Cheers."
    Guest: MC Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 15, 2014
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  • Beautiful house!

    "This is a beautifully decorated house and has a great open layout with enough seating for everyone. Loved the giant circle table in the kitchen and the couches in the tv room were great. I was worried that only 1 bathroom upstairs wouldn't be enough but we were able to manage since everyone got up at different times in the morning. The hammock on the patio was definitely a favorite spot to hang out for both the kids and adults. Loved that there was an outdoor shower so we were able to rinse off before heading back upstairs and the elevator was great to for bringing the luggage in & out. The house location is also great. It's not right ON the beach but the walkover to the beach is only a few steps away. It's only about a 2 minute walk. As everyone knows, the seaweed is pretty bad this year but we were able to deal with it. Someone came by one night and bulldozed it away so that was helpful. The house is about a 20-30 min drive into town which wasn't too terrible either. We only had one wish - a pool! :) Would be great to have a house or neighborhood pool but I know that is quite a rarity in the area. Definitely recommend & looking forward to staying here again in the future!"
    Guest: TexasTechGirl Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Perfect beach house

    "This is our second consecutive summer to spend a week here and we absolutely love it! My family is not easily impressed and we are impressed with this house! The downstairs is my personal favorite. The pool, the bar, and the 2 TVs just make this downstairs area perfect for lounging, entertaining or swimming. From fishing off the boat ramp area, to kayaking, to swimming in the pool or the canal, loved it all. My entire family can't wait to go back."
    Guest: Scott Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 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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