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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.

Galveston Beach Restoration Project Expected to Help Boost Island Tourism
Galveston beaches will soon be getting a facelift thanks to a $4.8 million restoration project that will be adding sand to island beaches. Sand has washed away over the years, including the massive erosion caused by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

Downtown Galveston Christmas Shopping: Unique Gifts with a Personalized Touch
With shoppers having several dozen or so stores and boutiques to choose from, that perfect gift might be only steps away from Galveston’s Strand Historic District.

Oh, No! Not Cozumel AGAIN!
Okay – so you’ve docked in Cozumel more times than you can count – and you think there’s no place new to go – RIGHT? WRONG!

Holiday Shopping on Postoffice Street
'Tis the season for shopping, and when it comes to finding the perfect holiday gift for that special someone? There's no better place than downtown Galveston Island!

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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