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Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island offers 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas' premier cruise port and beautiful Victorian architecture. For more information on Galveston Island visit or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.

Posted by on Monday, February 16, 2015

Welcome to! We are thrilled you have decided to explore Galveston Island. It’s said that once you cross the causeway from the Texas mainland, you instantly relax and your internal clock resets to island time. We hope you experience this “causeway cure” where flip-flops replace dress shoes and the scenery is like postcards from a bygone era. offers many state-of-the-art features that promise to make your trip planning easier and more comprehensive.

Features like: Blogs:

From special events to entertainment & nightlife to festivals to dining, we've curated the best writers in the area, who will keep you continually updated with all the fun that's not to be missed.

Webcam Network & Chat:

Folks throughout the Houston area and those familiar with The Weather Channel have become quite familiar with's vast network of live Island webcams.  Strategically placed throughout the city, you're never more than a click away from your favorite Island location.  Many of them are even controllable!  Even better?  We offer a live chat interface along with each cam, so you can discuss what you're seeing with your pals!

Local News Headlines:

In today's 21st Century digitized world, it's no longer enough to get just one point of view when it comes to your news. That's why is pleased to offer a broad spectrum of Galveston Island News Headlines, from respected news sources from around the region. Simply bookmark, and you'll be up to speed on all-things Galveston Island in no time!

Podcast Galveston:

Podcast Galveston is brought to you by & Company, and has been produced frequently throughout the year since 2005. In fact, when it first launched way back then, it was the very first tourism bureau podcast in the i-Tunes store! Topics include ongoing exhibitions, upcoming events, contests & giveaways, and much more. The host of Podcast Galveston is Chris Davies.

SMS Alerts: makes it easy to be "in the know" for all things Galveston Island! From general information, to music, to arts & theater, to Mardi Gras, to the magic of the holiday season, now it's possible to get insider information, deals, & more with Text alerts. With each alert subscription, you'll receive no more than 4 messages per month. Message and data rates may apply.

Social Center:

Good luck finding a more comprehensive place to socialize with your friends online! The Social Center pulls in all your favorite Galveston-related feeds from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and Vine, making the need to click anywhere else obsolete! Enjoy. Weather:

Since 1998, we've been thrilled to feature Galveston's own Stan Blazyk as our official local weather expert. His vast knowledge, coupled with our own state-of-the-art weather stations located downtown and on the Seawall - AND our official partnership with Weather Underground? Rest easy. When weather strikes, we've got you covered.

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