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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Excellent place to rejuvenate!!!!

    "Stayed here a week with another family for Spring Break. Such a luxurious place to escape! This place was beautiful outdoors and indoors. Each floor is furnished with the most comfortable, accommodating, and tasteful decor. I would highly recommend to anyone and everyone. Families and groups of friends would equally enjoy this house and location. You can enjoy a cup of coffee on any of the various balconies with an ocean view. A short walk down and you can jump in your boat or kayak to go fishing. It really doesn't get any better!!"
    Guest: Ron Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 14, 2014
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  • Lonestar Rally 2014 w/Ms.T

    "My family and I had a great time in Galveston! The Condo was beautiful and had everything needed and more! My family enjoyed every minute we were there and can't wait to come back again! The owners were very nice and helpful! I recommend this place to anyone who is thinking of visiting Galveston!"
    Guest: Ms. Teresa Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 12, 2014
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  • JUST AS DESCRIBED

    "The condo was just as pictured and had all the amenities of home. It was well kept and decorated. We had a spectacular view of the beach and ocean. Although the weather was not kind (both oil spill and rain) we had a very enjoyable and relaxing time. We were not able to take a scheduled fishing trip; but that was no one's fault--except Mother Nature. I would recommend this condo as a great vacation or getaway."
    Guest: Nanci Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 30, 2014
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  • Excellent place to stay!

    "We had three adults and one child and it worked great for the four days we were there. The condo was very clean upon our arrival. The owners supplied everything we needed to cook for the week and there were plenty of towels. I have no complaints about the condo itself! I was a little disgusted with how dirty and smelly the elevator would get. I called the front desk a couple of times to let them know it needed to be cleaned and it was immediately. We would highly recommend Casa Del Mar and will stay there again!"
    Guest: Rhodens Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 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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