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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Excellent Weekend!

    "We had such a wonderful time at Flip Flops! The house and amenities were exactly as advertised. The location was perfect; just secluded enough but still close enough to everything we wanted to do. The kitchen was amazing and all the cookware was top of the line. The home was comfortable and perfect. We never wanted to leave and we hope to come back again! Thank you so much for letting us stay there!"
    Guest: Krystal S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Amazing Place!!!!

    "This is the perfect bayside home. The home is clean, well taken care of and comfy. The kitchen is well stocked with new pots and pans, microwave, oven and full sized refrigerator and bbq grill. Plenty of yard to relax in while looking out at the water and you can fish right off the deck. You feel the owners have really gone to the efforts to make it feel like a home and not a rental property."
    Guest: Kim Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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  • What A Great Find!!!

    "Wow..thanks for meeting and exceeding my expectations! What a wonderful place. I'm a "details" person and I must say...your attention to details makes the difference. Down to the coffee filter in the coffee maker, awaiting my morning java fix. Your condo is in a great location, very clean, tastefully decorated, comfortable, supplied with everything you need, stocked with island info and thoughtfully laid out. My teenagers pass on their "2 Thumbs Up!!" We will definitely be back and refer others to you. Thank you again for opening your condo to our family...and making our visit to Galveston, one to remember."
    Guest: Tia G. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 20, 2014
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  • Beautiful Home (Close to the Beach)

    "Our Family (4 generations) enjoyed this home a lot. It is about a 10-25 minute drive to all of Galveston's attractions. Kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed to prepare our meals. The outside of the home is a little worn but the inside is immaculate. I personally slept on one of the bunk beds and was very comfortable. We enjoyed walking to the beach, watching movies in the living room, playing cards at the table, and watching fireworks (fluke thing) from the balcony. The owner was very helpful and friendly even when we accidentally turned on the security alarm, whoops. The kids bunk room was so nice to have with 3 small children. I think this place deserves 5 stars for the inside alone! (The only qualifier I give is because of the exterior needing some maintenance.) I would gladly stay here again, in a heartbeat."
    Guest: Anna C. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 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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