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Recent Galveston reviews

  • 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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  • Wonderful Beach Home in a Great Area!!

    "We have rented this home twice this year. The home and location are just great! Beachside Village is roughly 4 miles from 61st street so you are very close to Galveston. The beach is a very short walk and you can see the water from the deck on the main floor. The beach area in front of this neighborhood is part of Galveston Island's "Pocket Park #2". The seaweed was kept raked during both of our stays (April and August) and they offered Umbrella and Chair Rentals there. We really appreciated not having to deal with the Seaweed. The home is fully stocked with everything one could possibly need for a beach vacation! There are plenty of extra linens and blankets throughout, and the furnishings and upgrades in the home are very comfortable. There is a grill, toys, chairs and other items downstairs for the kids to use at the beach. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals during our stay. The 3-story layout works out very well to afford everyone privacy and separation if needed. The bathrooms in this house are surprisingly large and so are the closets. The photos really don't do the house justice. A Private Security Officer is almost always present in the community which is a major added bonus. The owners have been very pleasant to work with both times. I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone, it was exactly what we needed for both of our family vacations!"
    Guest: Richard and Maryann Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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  • Great Place!

    "I grew up fishing in this area, but have never stayed in Treasure Island. Our family loved it here. The canals were very large which was great for pier fishing. Being on a canal, the views were still amazing! The house is decorated very nice, and I appreciated the fact that there is not any carpet. The pictures just don't do it justice! We can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: shannon b. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 5, 2014
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  • Great Location!

    "Thank you Elizabeth for having such a great place! The location, beach and pleasure pier all walking distance. the 7 year old twin grandsons thought we were the coolest having a skateboard park across the street! They were skateboarding at 7am! the chalk board walls were fantastic! wifi was fast, games were a plus, water pressure was to die for! Back patio area for morning coffee or glass of wine was great! Outdoor shower! all the needs were met! We will be back! Our neighbors who rented were jealous!"
    Guest: Peg Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 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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