Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, Hotel Galvez has been renowned since the early 1900s as the Queen of the Gulf . Magnificent architecture combined with the natural beauty of an Oceanside setting make this property unforgettable. more...
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Welcome to Historic Galveston Island!
The siren song of breaking waves draws visitors to
Galveston’s beaches generation after generation. Warm
breezes and year-round temperate seas complement the
city’s rich historic districts, award-winning restaurants,
unique attractions and bustling shops.
Galveston’s relaxed island atmosphere is only 50
minutes from Houston, it is a world away in spirit.
If you’re on the island, simply click to
galveston.com on your mobile device. The site is GPS based
and lets you know what restaurants, attractions, shops etc.
you are closest to along with directions.
Visiting multiple attractions? Visit our exclusive attraction
package website galvestonislandpass.com to receive 40% off
with 4 or more attractions.
If you’re flying, check flights at Houston Hobby Airport (HOU).
It’s closest to Galveston.
If you’re bringing a group or meeting, contact the Galveston
Island Convention and Visitors Bureau to assist with all planning
needs. 866.505.4456 * email@example.com
If you’re taking a cruise, check-out galveston.com/parkandcruise for a list of lodging venues that
offer parking and shuttles to the Port of Galveston.
If you’ve never been to Galveston, make your first stop at
the Visitor Information Center located at 2328 Broadway for
maps, discount coupons and other planning tips.
Tall Ship ELISSA Training: Sailors Needed Would be sailors enthralled with the idea of spending time aboard Galveston’s 1877 iron barque Elissa can learn the ropes and hoist the sails – training for hardy volunteers to take the 19th century tall ship on the high seas.
The More Things Change Lorraine and some “frequent floater” buddies were talking recently about how things have changed since we began cruising lo these many years ago.