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Galveston's relaxed island atmosphere is only 50
minutes from Houston, it is a world away in spirit. At 32
miles long and two-and-a-half miles wide, the Island is
surrounded with incredible history and unique beauty.
Known as the Playground of the South, we hope you will
enjoy all Galveston has to offer - from beaches, to family
attractions, to historic architecture, outdoor adventure,
shopping, dining and cruising.
Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with tight-knit small town friendliness. Its ethnically diverse citizens have worked together to make their city better since the early days of its founding in 1836. When faced with adversity, Galvestonians unite to solve whatever obstacles may arise.
Non-profit organizations and community groups offer a variety of volunteer opportunities regardless of your interests or desired area of service. Additionally, more than 50 churches and two synagogues representing every major religious denomination are available in Galveston.
The Galveston.com Fall Preview School is back in session, and that means fall is just around the corner. Whether you're planning on only visiting Galveston Island for the day or you plan to make this your weekend getaway, there's a list of fun and exciting things to do.
Victor Lang: The Galveston.com Interview I met Victor Lang about 20 years ago when I first moved to Galveston. Over the years, I saw him at parties and bar rooms, and always tried to say hello and find out what was going on in his life. Victor never failed to offer a juicy nugget of information.