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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Perfect

    "This was the perfect get away! Everything was just as described! The view was beautiful. Owners easy to work with and so nice. I will be back!"
    Guest: Clm Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 30, 2014
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  • Vickie

    "Awesome home to stay! We were a block from the beach, the grandkids loved the fishing in the canal out back. I definitely recommend this for anyone considering staying in Galveston. The travel time back to the Strand, the Seawall, and Moody Gardens was a short drive away. I will definitely book the house again for any future vacation time in Galveston."
    Guest: Smitty Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 2014
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  • San Luis Star

    "Stayed at this beautiful home for several days recently. Very clean modern home with plenty of room for our group of 7(3 adults, 4 kids). Close to beach with wonderful view. Only complaints would be the lack of cable or satellite service(this should really be added to the home, even if you have to factor in to rates). We also felt that there should have been an extra set of linens for the beds as we could not find any. Otherwise, it was a wonderful foour days."
    Guest: John B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • very nice getaway for me and my boyfriend

    "I've stayed in a few condos in Galveston, and this one definitely was the best. No problems at all. Furniture on balcony is nice, not many of the other condos had that nice of a setup. All the accommodations were there that we needed (especially the blender for pina colados haha). nicely decorated, clean, big and comfortable bed. I will definitely be staying here if ever back in galveston. Pool was very nice as well, and parking was convenient."
    Guest: Aubrey Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 23, 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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