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Recent Galveston reviews

  • canadian comfort

    "Great house with a nice view of the ocean.Had all the comforts of home with piece and quiet.Booking was easy and the house and property are well kept"
    Guest: slow gin Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 10, 2015
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  • Fun Easter Get-a-way

    "We were 3 generations of family, all adults and the house fit our group. The downstairs worked fine for the singles in the group with bunk beds and a futon. It would be perfect for kids ages 6-15 as it could double as a playroom - lots of room with a private bath. The house is a short walk to the beach and you can see the ocean from the balcony. The kitchen was well stocked with a large refrigerator. Always a plus! The family room is not huge but they have maximized the space well with lots of comfortable seating. Being pet friendly was one of the major factors in choosing this house. Loved that we could bring our dogs. The owners were very easy to deal with and communication was prompt. We would choose this house again."
    Guest: Beachcomber Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • relaxing week

    "The pictures don't even begin to detail how stunning this condo is!! The views are breath-taking and the amenties are abundant!! I couldn't imagine staying anywhere else now! The beach is clean, and quiet. The residents in the buliding are friendly, and it's the perfect place for a pet to come along!! We can't wait to come back and were so sad to leave!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 20, 2014
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  • Great weekend!

    "The location of this condo was perfect...we were close enough to walk just about everywhere....to get ice cream, rent a family bike, stroll the seawall, eat out, etc. My husband, two teenagers, and 4 year old had plenty of space and privacy, and the adults and kids each could watch tv at night since each room had it's own! We would definitely come back to stay!"
    Guest: Dee Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 17, 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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