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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Good Choice!

    "This home was great for our family vacation. It was so wonderful to be able to walk to the beach! The wagon, sand toys and boogie boards were perfect for the kids. The kitchen was well stocked and having laundry available was a bonus. The huge deck was awesome! The owners were also great to work with. If there was anything I would change it would be to have things like toilet paper and trash bags available in large quantities. Of course we bought our own groceries but it seemed like such a waste to buy a box of trash bags when we would use only a fraction. Since we are out of state we could not take it home with us. Also it would be nice to have a DVD player/DVD selection and a bigger stock of games for those rainy mornings. Again, since we flew in from SD it was not practical for us to bring those things with us."
    Guest: Amy F. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
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  • Great place for family get away!!

    "Very nice house with great floor plan for up to 4 couples.We went there for Thanksgiving weekend and had a wonderful time. The beach is an easy walk across the street. The house was very clean and comfortable with plenty of amenities.The two living areas and decks have a great view and the dining area/kitchen is big enough for a large group of people. We look forward to another stay and will highly recommend it to our friends:))"
    Guest: Ela Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Decorator likes

    "Nice place would come back. Staff fabulous and accommodating. View and location fabulous. But I didn't get to relax at all. Worked the entire week. Need to come again I guess"
    Guest: Meme Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 29, 2015
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  • Mardis gras party

    "My family stayed here for the Mardis weekend. Can't even explain how much fun we had. The parades Go right in front of the house, and the upper and lower balconies were great. House sleeps a lot of people. The location is the best on the island. Walk to the pleasure pier and fish tales. Liquor store around the corner. Has something for everyone."
    Guest: J. Clark Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
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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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