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Recent Galveston reviews

  • Amazing!

    "I cannot say enough wonderful things about this property and its owner! From the moment we set foot in the house we felt at home. Beautiful furnishings, well stocked kitchen, super comfy beds, lovely outdoor space, the list could go on and on! We were a group of 9 people and we had more than enough room. Marcy is super sweet and so easy to work with. If we ever need a place in Galveston again, we will definitely be giving her a call!"
    Guest: Rachel W. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 27, 2015
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  • Amazing Relaxing Weekend

    "On a whim, my wife and I decided to take a weekend trip to Galveston (from Houston). Selected this house because of its location away from the overwhelming hustle of the eastern end of the island, its close proximity to the beach, and the shops and restaurants (including the County Club!) just a minute away. The house is clean, bright, airy, and beachy--exactly what you'd want and expect from a beach house. Also had wi-fi and a hot tub. In other words, the house had everything I needed. The beach is a quick walk down the road. Because of the residential location, the beach is quiet and clean. For lunch, we headed to the country club, which is a one-minute drive from the house. Not surprisingly, the food was great. Surprisingly, it was also pretty cheap--definitely not something I expected from a country club. Overall, couldn't ask for a better house. My wife and I were extremely pleased with our weekend. We definitely recommend it!"
    Guest: Darren B. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
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  • Wonderful Xmas Holiday Stay

    "Spent the Christmas holiday here. Excellent location for a small family with kids. Clean, spacious bedrooms, comfortable living area with lots of movies to watch for all ages. Location was perfect for us. Kitchen had everything you need to cook your own meals. We were blessed with excellent weather and spent hours walking the beach which is accessible from raised walkway. Nice view from the patio. The clubhouse has a very nice pool with additional play rooms and gym. Elevator came in very handy for grandma. The landlord was very helpful explaining everything prior to arrival. Will definitely stay again and recommend to others."
    Guest: Martin O. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
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  • great relaxing place to getaway!

    "I invited a few friends to come down for a long weekend of fishing. Capt. Mark's canal home is very nice and clean. Lots of room in the house and a very large deck overlooking the canal. On top of that we caught lots of fish. Fantastic memories were make. We will be back soon. Capt. Mark is easy to deal with and was always available by phone for questions."
    Guest: JR Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 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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