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Guided Tours: Boat Tours (Harbor, Dolphin, Nature)
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Guided Tours: Walking & Riding Tours (Ghost, Cemetery, Historic, Places on the Island)
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Points of Interest: Historic Buildings
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Points of Interest: Birding Sites
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Points of Interest: Museums
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Points of Interest: Postoffice Street Arts & Entertainment District
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Points of Interest: The Strand Historic District
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Self Guided Tours: African American Historic Places & Pioneers
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Self Guided Tours: Public Art Tour
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Self Guided Tours: Tree Sculpture Tour
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Escape & Explore Beautiful, Historical Galveston Isle

Welcome to Galveston Island, the sultry and mysterious "Belle" of the Texas coast.

Galveston captivates visitors that come to call with her natural beauty, eccentric charm and traditional Texas-style Hospitality -- because Galveston is genteel, gracious and captivating. Galveston is the beautifully preserved hidden treasure of the Lone Star State. Come unlock the history, romance and beauty that lies within. Explore every nook and cranny because you are her guest and Galveston loves sharing her treasures with you.

Galveston Island is home to some of the best attractions Texas has to offer, including Moody Gardens and its new Rainforest Pyramid as well as Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark and the new Historic Pleasure Pier amusement park.

Galveston also offers a plethora of unique museums, including the Texas Seaport Museum, Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum and Galveston Railroad Museum. Having one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, Galveston allows visitors to explore the island's interesting history by touring one of its popular historic mansions. With 32 miles of beaches, you can't come to Galveston without soaking in some sun with the numerous outdoor activities available, including dolphin tours, birding tours and more.

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.

A Century of Galveston Art at Rosenberg Library
Galveston’s Rosenberg Library is offering a glimpse of historic Galveston – marine scenes, landscapes, still life and more – through the eyes and hearts of island artists.

The Summer in Instagrams
We've pulled together 25 of our favorite Instagrams from the summer. Take a look back at how great the season has been so far!

And there seems to be no better way to see all the sites of Galveston Island than to embark on one of the many sightseeing tours. Whether by land or sea, Galveston offers plenty of tours to learn all the rich history of the area.

Whether you prefer to stroll down quaint alleyways by foot or trot through the streets in a carriage, all paths lead visitors on an unforgettable journey back in time. You'll be entertained and enlightened by knowledgeable guides giving tours on foot, by carriage, by van - even by boat!

 

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