The Island truly has a little something for everyone. Galveston has a lively arts scene, a thriving historic district, and because of its tourism industry, a wide variety of restaurants, clubs, and coffee shops.
It's also a college town. How many cities of similar population have a major academic health care center and a campus of a flagship state university, as well as a top-rated community college?
Galveston offers about 34,000 jobs, according to federal statistics. Per capita that's more than just about any other city in the country.
Historic homes, beach houses, waterfront neighborhoods, condos, downtown lofts, and affordable cottages are all charming options for places to call home on the Island. With so many possibilities, you're sure to find a home that complements your way of life.
Where to Watch the Upcoming Solar Eclipse
There will be a partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. Read about places around Galveston you can watch! Read more.
Drinking Light or Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Protect Your Health
Light and moderate drinking may be associated with lower risk of death from all causes, according to a new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and colleagues in China. Read more.
Artist Boat Taking Beautify the Bucket Entries
Express your artistic talents and love of the ocean by entering the Artist Boat Beautify the Bucket competition. Registration is open now through Sept. 1. Read more.
Galveston Remembers Glen Campbell
Galveston Remembers Glen Campbell who sang the iconic song "Galveston". Read more.
Giant Shark Spotted on Seawall Blvd.
There is a new attraction coming to Seawall Blvd. called "Shark Attack & The Mysterious Underworld 5D." Read more.