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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Perfect place!

    "We had a wonderful stay at this place, 3 adults and a 2 year old :) The apartment is everything you wish for - and more! A great kitchen with everything that you need, a nice living room with tv and a lovely balcony. From the balcony you have a wonderful view over the pool area and the Gulf of Mexico! Then you have 3 nice bedrooms and 2 nice bathrooms - great! The entire building is really nice and all the people we met was friendly :) We loved the poolarea :) From the building you can walk to the beach and some shops + some local restaurants. You can also walt along the Seawall blvd to the Pier :) The owner was also really nice :) All our questions got answered and we will absolutely recommend this apartment! You`ll have a great time there, and we would love to come back!"
    Guest: Stine H. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 22, 2014
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  • "Tuscan Villa" on Galveston Island

    "We want to express our pure satisfaction with the “Tuscan Villa” beach rental property. The home was just as described, close to the beach, close to Galveston city and extremely comfortable. The kitchen was absolutely beautiful and well stocked. Thank you so very much for allowing us to rent your property."
    Guest: beezee Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • Spring Break 2015

    "Overall the House was perfect for our needs. 3 bedrooms, let everyone have their own space. We had a sick family so it was comfortable enough with TV and internet to get the kids through their grumps. The beach view was terrific. We spent as much time on the deck as we could. Having a table on the upper deck would have made this better. Having the stairwell under the main room made our rainy days easy. This deck and stairwell was very well planned out. The kitchen was well stocked and we loved the spacious island. The family room couches were very comfortable. But there was no coffee table, so we had to use some of our coolers for drinks etc. Plenty of sheets and towels for use. It made things easy. I would suggest that they have a talk with their maid service. If they are paying for anything close to what I pay for mine, Ellen isn't getting her money's worth. The property was a beach house. And I understand it takes more to maintain due to salt and sand. That being said, It was nice to have everything right there for your needs. Especially the washer dryer. The beach was nice. Different beach culture. Interesting to watch the golf carts and trucks. My eldest did have his flip flop sandals taken from one of the dudes in a gold cart. Really not sure how you can see a person right there and just take them. We walked at least 2x a day fog or no fog. It was really nice. Galveston was interesting but very low key. Skip Moody gardens unless you have really little kids. The flight museum was neat with lots of WW2 planes. We didn't do pleasure pier but it looked hopping. We did have a hard time finding restaurants that seemed a little more upscale. So we ended up cooking every night but one. Ellen was terrific in giving suggestions for the grocery store. The close places are really expensive and the Chevron station has the closest best "medicine" for sick people. Kroegers in town was awesome. Tons to choose from. Thanks again. I hope we can go back soon."
    Guest: Julia D. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
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  • amazing

    "Our families had an amazing time. The house we rented was the perfect size for the 11 of us. It was close to all things we wanted to do. The property had all of the things that we needed to make our trip memorable. We will definitely be returning to galveston in the future"
    Guest: tasha Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 30, 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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